Monthly Archives: March 2015

Golden Age of Islam
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Lost Knowledge in the House of Wisdom

When most people are asked about lost or destroyed texts, the first thing that comes to mind is usually the burning of Alexandria’s library which occurred around 2,000 years ago. The burning of Alexandria is arguably the largest loss of knowledge ever to be recorded as it is estimated the library housed upwards of 200,000…

Panokseon Ship
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The Battle of Myeongnyang

Though there are many great naval battles in history, some very recent such as the battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944 and others not so recent. Some battles are hard fought, well planned strategic victories, while others are pure luck. In fact, the battle of Myeongnyang was a product of the defiance and pride of…

Dian Wei-by yty2000
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Dian Wei: the Warlords Bodyguard

Through the years China has had many dynasties and an even greater number of emperors ruling over them. Ranging from the great emperor Wu of the mighty Han Dynasty who is noted for leading china through its largest expanse in 141-87 BC to the Qin Dynasties creator Emperor Qin Shinuang just to name a few….

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