History Stories
CATEGORY: Ancient History
How 5 Ancient Cultures Explained Solar Eclipses
August 18, 2017

Solar eclipses have been fascinating—and often terrifying—humans throughout the course of history. Read More

8 Mysterious Underground Cities
December 14, 2016

From ancient hideouts to Cold War-era bunkers, explore eight astonishing settlements beneath the earth’s surface. Read More

8 Remarkable Early Maps
November 21, 2016

Explore eight of the most important maps from the early history of cartography. Read More

8 Legendary Ancient Libraries
November 17, 2016

Get the facts on eight of the most magnificent libraries of the ancient world. Read More

8 Astonishing Ancient Sites in the Americas
October 4, 2016

Take a tour through eight of the most dazzling landmarks of North and South America. Read More

6 Ancient Historians
September 27, 2016

These pioneering writers authored some of the earliest works of history. Read More

7 Little-Known Wonders of the Ancient World
July 1, 2016

From an 11,000-year-old temple complex to a mystifying Irish megalith, here are seven lesser-known world wonders that stand as a testament to the engineering prowess of the ancients. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About the Ancient Sumerians
December 16, 2015

Check out nine fascinating facts about one of the earliest sophisticated civilizations known to history. Read More

Top 6 Theories About Atlantis
October 16, 2015

Check out six of the most notable theories about the lost civilization of Atlantis, one of the most enduring legends in history. Read More

7 Historical Treasures Discovered by Accident
March 17, 2015

From the Terra Cotta Army to the Dead Sea Scrolls, get the stories behind seven chanceencounters that led to the discovery of priceless historical relics. Read More