History Stories
CATEGORY: Middle Ages
6 Reasons the Dark Ages Weren’t So Dark
May 31, 2016

The centuries following the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 A.D. are often referred to as the Dark Ages—but were they really? Read More

These Are the 7 Weapons the Barbarians Used to Take Down Rome
May 31, 2016

The Romans described the civilizations that lived beyond their borders as savage “barbarians,” but these ancient tribes were anything but primitive. Read More

6 Things You May Not Know About the Magna Carta
June 15, 2014

Check out six fascinating facts about the Great Charter's story and its significance. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About William the Conqueror
March 26, 2013

Explore 10 facts about one of European history’s most influential rulers. Read More

7 Surprising Facts About Joan of Arc
January 28, 2013

Explore seven surprising facts about Joan of Arc, 600 years after the courageous teenager rose from obscurity to lead the French army. Read More