Ramesses and the Battle of Kadesh 1274 BC
The battle of Kadesh was fought between the Egyptians and the Hittites in 1274 BC. Kadesh was important because it controlled the over-land trade routes.
Construction of Stonehenge
Stonehenge consists of the remains of several circles put up at different times probably between 1800 and 1400 BC. The first was with wooden posts.
Battle of Agincourt
The Battle of Agincourt, fought on a muddy field on 25 October 1415, was a major English victory during the Hundred Years War.
The Tower of Babel
The Tower of Babel is a Biblical myth that was meant to explain the origin of different languages and countries just after the great Flood.
When Hannibal was only 26 he was put in charge of Carthaginian territory in Spain and commanded the army there. In 219 BC he began his attacks.
The Roman Emperor Nero
Nero's mother Agrippina was an ambitious woman who was related to the emperors, and was determined that Nero should become emperor himself.