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Mughal Emperor: Akbar The Great

Mughal Emperor: Akbar The Great

Akbar was a great aficionado of art and architecture and built many palaces, monuments during his reign: The Red Fort, Diwan-i-khas, the tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch ...

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The Life of the Chinese Emperor Zhengde (1505-21)

The Life of the Chinese Emperor Zhengde (1505-21)

Emperor Zhengde was born as Zhu Houzhao in 1491. He was the eldest son of the Hongzhi Emperor. Childhood He was carefully groomed and educated to prepare him to be...

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Young M Qingwei

To publicize national prestige and strengthen the bonds with foreign countries, Zheng He was sent to travel to the west under Emperor Chengzu's order for seven times, and he sailed with a fleet of 62

By: Young M Qingwei l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 18, 2012
Curtis D Bradley

In a recent discussion of politics, a friend asked me if I knew what signs of trouble appeared during the Pax Romana that weakened Rome. I had an idea about the decline and fall of Rome, but he

By: Curtis D Bradley l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 14, 2012
Curtis D Bradley

What was the crisis of the Third Century" and how did Emperors Diocletian and Constantine respond to it? Simply put, the crisis of the Third Century was the end of the Roman Empire. After AD 212, the

By: Curtis D Bradley l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 14, 2012
Lance Winslow

The other day, I was talking to a gentleman who had done some humanitarian work in Guatemala. I explained to him what I had learned about Honduras, the extreme poverty, and the challenges they had

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 13, 2012
Curtis D Bradley

The complete story of Rome must take into account the result of empire-building for the Roman Republic. As the Romans grew more comfortable with their form of government, and the aristocrats more

By: Curtis D Bradley l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 13, 2012
Curtis D Bradley

A friend once asked me if I knew what kind of government and society Rome had in the Republican Period? We were talking about politics and he wanted to school me on some of the finer points of

By: Curtis D Bradley l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 13, 2012
Paul L Getter

Church planting is hard work. Let God give you direction.

By: Paul L Getter l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 13, 2012

It is never a problem making custom embroidery designs for those factories with the right machines and profession. But for those in need of them and do not know how to make them or do not have

By: Ricky Adam l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 12, 2012
Alexis R Krosov

Martin Luther King Jr. is a famous hero not only for the black masses in America but also for the other racial classes all over the world. His preaching and activism has made thousands of people

By: Alexis R Krosov l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 07, 2012

A very common face moving around on the streets of Housnlow, Isleworth, Twickenham and Richmond. Even after achieving great peaks of success in the field of acting domestically as well as globally,

By: Tash Patel l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 05, 2012
Michelle Arpin

How do the four basic modalities of consciousness for which C. G. Jung coined the term "functions" behave in dream content? In waking life, we tend to favor one or two of these (unless our

By: Michelle Arpin l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l May 10, 2012

Emperor Zhengde was born as Zhu Houzhao in 1491. He was the eldest son of the Hongzhi Emperor. Childhood He was carefully groomed and educated to prepare him to be Emperor.

By: Peter Geer l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 20, 2012
Neil S Hall

Charles Dickens is well known and well loved. But people often get to know him through film or television adaptations of his stories, or through musicals or stage versions. Are his novels still worth

By: Neil S Hall l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 20, 2012
Barbara Zaragoza

Approximately 110,000 Japanese-Americans were forced into internment camps during world war II. Faced with sparse living conditions, when they returned to their homes, they found nothing left.

By: Barbara Zaragoza l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 19, 2012
Clinton Bates

One of the top stories in mainstream media today has to do with the questionable act of deadly force among citizens. Common people, not law enforcement personnel, or other officials appointed to

By: Clinton Bates l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 18, 2012
Joshua Clayton

Winning is good, but not always. When you beat out someone irrationally or destructively, it tarnishes the winning aspect of what has been done, even if it is totally successful. In the opening

By: Joshua Clayton l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 16, 2012
Dorothy Gauvin

Thousands of unemployed, unskilled labourers fled from Australian cities during the global financial crisis of the late 19th century. At a time when governments offered little in the way of social

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 11, 2012
Ed Thomson

We take a look at the cultural importance of African masks, where they come from and why not every African mask is the same... African masks, to many are perhaps some of the most ornate handicrafts

By: Ed Thomson l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 10, 2012

Akbar was a great aficionado of art and architecture and built many palaces, monuments during his reign: The Red Fort, Diwan-i-khas, the tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch mahal, Marian's Palace, Palace of

By: Rajul Chouhan l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 10, 2012
Jules R. Bryson

Emile E. Gouiran was recognized for a lifetime's contribution to the welfare and education of orphan and disadvantaged youth. His work has held up over untold controversy, and the viciousness of

By: Jules R. Bryson l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 08, 2012
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Akbar was a great aficionado of art and architecture and built many palaces, monuments during his reign: The Red Fort, Diwan-i-khas, the tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch mahal, Marian's Palace, Palace of

By: Rajul Chouhan l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 186 lComments: 0

Emperor Zhengde was born as Zhu Houzhao in 1491. He was the eldest son of the Hongzhi Emperor. Childhood He was carefully groomed and educated to prepare him to be Emperor.

By: Peter Geer l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 151 lComments: 0
Ed Thomson

We take a look at the cultural importance of African masks, where they come from and why not every African mask is the same... African masks, to many are perhaps some of the most ornate handicrafts

By: Ed Thomson l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 120 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

The other day, I was talking to someone who worked for a major food bank in an upper Midwest state. It was amazing some of the stories they had told, and yet, this seems to be the best way to ensure

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 106 lComments: 0
Curtis D Bradley

What was the crisis of the Third Century" and how did Emperors Diocletian and Constantine respond to it? Simply put, the crisis of the Third Century was the end of the Roman Empire. After AD 212, the

By: Curtis D Bradley l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 103 lComments: 0
Curtis D Bradley

In a recent discussion of politics, a friend asked me if I knew what signs of trouble appeared during the Pax Romana that weakened Rome. I had an idea about the decline and fall of Rome, but he

By: Curtis D Bradley l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 97 lComments: 0
Madan G Singh

Tarzan is a fictional character created by a writer with an unlikely name; Edgar Rice Burroughs. To him must go the credit for creating a legend that has entertained young and old for a hundred

By: Madan G Singh l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 96 lComments: 0
Young M Qingwei

To publicize national prestige and strengthen the bonds with foreign countries, Zheng He was sent to travel to the west under Emperor Chengzu's order for seven times, and he sailed with a fleet of 62

By: Young M Qingwei l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 18, 2012 lViews: 82 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

There are endless NGOs and do-gooders, many famous most not, who wish to help the poverty-stricken poor of the world. However, a word of advice might be to hold off on helping poverty-stricken

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 79 lComments: 0
Jules R. Bryson

Emile E. Gouiran was recognized for a lifetime's contribution to the welfare and education of orphan and disadvantaged youth. His work has held up over untold controversy, and the viciousness of

By: Jules R. Bryson l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 08, 2012 lViews: 77 lComments: 0

It is never a problem making custom embroidery designs for those factories with the right machines and profession. But for those in need of them and do not know how to make them or do not have

By: Ricky Adam l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 76 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

So often Americans complain and duly forget how darn lucky we are to live in the greatest nation ever created. It's not like this everywhere around the world, and certainly not everywhere in this

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 73 lComments: 0
Clinton Bates

One of the top stories in mainstream media today has to do with the questionable act of deadly force among citizens. Common people, not law enforcement personnel, or other officials appointed to

By: Clinton Bates l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0
Donna Adair

On June 25, 1863, the great siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, had been underway for a month. The tedium of siege warfare was about to be broken, however, by a startling incident that occurred when a

By: Donna Adair l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Jules R. Bryson

Education is desperate for money, ideas, and talent. As a whole public institutions barely survive year after year of disastrous management, a ruinous, mold-breeding flood in sometimes

By: Jules R. Bryson l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0
Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla

Chennai which is also known as Madras is the fourth largest city in India. It is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and has a long and interesting history. There were three main provinces

By: Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jan 09, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

The other day, I was talking to a gentleman who had done some humanitarian work in Guatemala. I explained to him what I had learned about Honduras, the extreme poverty, and the challenges they had

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 13, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0
Curtis D Bradley

The complete story of Rome must take into account the result of empire-building for the Roman Republic. As the Romans grew more comfortable with their form of government, and the aristocrats more

By: Curtis D Bradley l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 13, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0
Barbara Zaragoza

Approximately 110,000 Japanese-Americans were forced into internment camps during world war II. Faced with sparse living conditions, when they returned to their homes, they found nothing left.

By: Barbara Zaragoza l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Paul L Getter

Church planting is hard work. Let God give you direction.

By: Paul L Getter l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 13, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
1 2|  
Lance Winslow

The other day, I was talking to someone who worked for a major food bank in an upper Midwest state. It was amazing some of the stories they had told, and yet, this seems to be the best way to ensure

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 106 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

There are endless NGOs and do-gooders, many famous most not, who wish to help the poverty-stricken poor of the world. However, a word of advice might be to hold off on helping poverty-stricken

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 79 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Each year NGOs, the United Nations, and other various groups around the planet get together to work on humanitarian efforts. Not only is it good to help the poverty-stricken areas for whatever reason

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

So often Americans complain and duly forget how darn lucky we are to live in the greatest nation ever created. It's not like this everywhere around the world, and certainly not everywhere in this

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 73 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

The other day, I was talking to a gentleman who had done some humanitarian work in Guatemala. I explained to him what I had learned about Honduras, the extreme poverty, and the challenges they had

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jun 13, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Thousands of unemployed, unskilled labourers fled from Australian cities during the global financial crisis of the late 19th century. At a time when governments offered little in the way of social

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Madan G Singh

Tarzan is a fictional character created by a writer with an unlikely name; Edgar Rice Burroughs. To him must go the credit for creating a legend that has entertained young and old for a hundred

By: Madan G Singh l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 96 lComments: 0
Madan G Singh

What is The Wild West The Wild West is the word that that has been coined for a period in American history that coincided with the movement of the white settlers west wards. It was a turbulent period

By: Madan G Singh l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0

In about 700 B.C., the city of Pompeii was established. It eventually grew to a population of about 20,000 residents at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, a volcano that had not seen activity in 3,000

By: Paul Claybrook l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 17, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Ali Oyo Asghar J

Shakespeare (1564-1616) is the greatest Elizabethan dramatist. He wrote tragedies and comedies of great height. In his hands, the Romantic dramas reached its peak. Hamlet responds to all the rules of

By: Ali Oyo Asghar J l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0

The Roman historian Tacitus described it as pretium victoriae or "worth the conquest." It was the "largest island known to the Romans" and populated with people who "produce gold and silver and other

By: Brandon Huebner l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 40 lComments: 0
Jules R. Bryson

Education is desperate for money, ideas, and talent. As a whole public institutions barely survive year after year of disastrous management, a ruinous, mold-breeding flood in sometimes

By: Jules R. Bryson l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0
Jules R. Bryson

Emile E. Gouiran was recognized for a lifetime's contribution to the welfare and education of orphan and disadvantaged youth. His work has held up over untold controversy, and the viciousness of

By: Jules R. Bryson l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 08, 2012 lViews: 77 lComments: 0
Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla

Chennai which is also known as Madras is the fourth largest city in India. It is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and has a long and interesting history. There were three main provinces

By: Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Jan 09, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Joshua Clayton

Winning is good, but not always. When you beat out someone irrationally or destructively, it tarnishes the winning aspect of what has been done, even if it is totally successful. In the opening

By: Joshua Clayton l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Thurstan Bassett

Great art is worth nothing if it teaches us nothing. Unless it makes us wiser and kinder people, there is no more merit in studying, or being able to recite passages from, Hamlet or the Pilgrim's

By: Thurstan Bassett l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 24, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Donna Adair

On June 25, 1863, the great siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, had been underway for a month. The tedium of siege warfare was about to be broken, however, by a startling incident that occurred when a

By: Donna Adair l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Ed Thomson

We take a look at the cultural importance of African masks, where they come from and why not every African mask is the same... African masks, to many are perhaps some of the most ornate handicrafts

By: Ed Thomson l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 120 lComments: 0
Leon Steyn

The Pharaohs of Egypt were exceptional men and looking at Egypt today one can see why the theory that they were not Egyptians could be true. But then again you need faith to believe they were gods,

By: Leon Steyn l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 04, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Rosemary Redfern

People are fascinated by water. It holds their attention.

By: Rosemary Redfern l Arts & Entertainment > Humanities l Apr 08, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
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