Society & Culture  & Entertainment: The Tuxedo: A Brief History

The Tuxedo: A Brief History

Known variably as the dinner jacket, or the dinner suit, this semi-formal evening-suit is primarily distinguished by satin grosgrain facings on the jacket lapels & buttons. It is also distingu

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: History Of Poland

History Of Poland

Poland (officially Republic of Poland, in Polish Rzeczpospolita Polska) is a country located in Central Europe as part of the European Union (EU) and NATO.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Battle of Boydton Plank Road

Battle of Boydton Plank Road

Want the fast facts about the Battle of Boydton Plank Road? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: How to Create a Magazine With Word

How to Create a Magazine With Word

While there are many publishing systems out there that can easily help you make your own magazine, they're largely expensive and difficult to navigate. If you want to make your own at-home magazine and have only Microsoft Word, follow these steps to create your own, simple magazine.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Galilee


Galilee is the homeland of Jesus in the Bible.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: A Brief History of Niger - Part 1

A Brief History of Niger - Part 1

A brief introduction to the history of Niger from the time of early humans to the present day. Part 1 – Early Humans to Military Rule

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Step-by-Step Instructions for an Acrylic Abstract Painting

Step-by-Step Instructions for an Acrylic Abstract Painting

Abstract art, by its very nature, defies exact description. Generally abstract art consists of shapes, colors and patterns that communicate something essential. Abstract art can communicate emotions, sensations and perceptual experiences; some argue that it communicates more directly than other form

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Tabula Veliterna

Tabula Veliterna

The Tabula Veliterna is an ancient bronze tablet written in the language of the Volscians.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: The Expressionist Theory

The Expressionist Theory

There exist many theories as to why artists make a particular type of art. According to Progressive Living, these ideas fall into many different types that vary widely. These concepts have been roughly labeled as representation, illustration, embodiment of beauty, self expression, emotional expressi

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Victory Wreaths

Victory Wreaths

The winners of the ancient Panhellenic games, including the Olympics, received victory wreaths.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Battle of Naulochus

Battle of Naulochus

The Battle of Naulochus was fought between the second triumvirate and Sextus Pompey.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Solstice and Christmas

Solstice and Christmas

On this page you will find information on ancient holidays that have been celebrated on or around the Winter Solstice.