These razor-sharp blades inspired fear and fascination and helped change the course of military campaigns.
Symbols, amulets and other talismans from around the globe.
It took one artifact, two scholars and 20 years to decode a dead language.
One of history's greatest cold cases is getting a fresh look.
Before there was Air Force One, there was the presidential yacht.
Giuseppe Garibaldi is best known for helping to Italy, but he came very close to taking another notable assignment,
For nearly 20 years in the 17th century, Sweden had a little-known colony that spanned parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
In the 14th century, the Moroccan wanderer Ibn Battuta spent nearly 30 years traveling some 75,000 miles across Africa, the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia.