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Who was Agamemnon? The leader in the Trojan War

Who was Agamemnon? The leader in the Trojan War

Agamemnon was the son of Plisthenes and Aéropa, but together with his brother Menelaus, he was raised by his uncle Atreus who gave him the throne of Mycenae upon his death.His uncle Tiestes usurped the throne, at which point he fled to Sparta where Tindaro reigned. , marrying his daughter, Clitemnestra, with whom he had as children Orestes, Iphigenia, Electra and Crisótemis.

What to see in Sardinia? The pearl of the Mediterranean

What to see in Sardinia? The pearl of the Mediterranean

Famous all over the world for its crystal clear sea and white beaches with tropical charm, Sardinia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy, its towering mountains sloping towards the coast framing always different seascapes, cliffs sculpted by the Windy, long beaches, bays hidden by the Mediterranean scrub, sand dunes covered with white lilies, are just some of its attractions.

What was the Concordat of Worms?

What was the Concordat of Worms?

The Concordat of Worms was signed on September 23, 1122, and it was an agreement signed in the city of the same name between the German Emperor Henry V and Pope Callisto II, in which the quarrel of the endowments, and from that moment on, it would be the church who would choose both bishops and abbots.

Dinosaurs: Camelotia, the lizard of Camelot

Dinosaurs: Camelotia, the lizard of Camelot

Sheet of Camelotia Translation: Northern Camelot lizard Also known as: Avalonia, Picrodon, and Gresslyosaurus Description: Herbivore, quadruped Order: Saurischia Suborder: Sauropodomorpha Infrastructure: Prosauropoda Family: Melanorosauridae Melanorosauridae Height: Length: Single proto-era Melanorosauridae Known height: Longitude: Tri-period Melanorosauridae known Height: Single Proto-Melanosauridae Length: Long-known Tri-Age Melanorosauridae Height: Length: Tri-age Proto-Dinosauridae Known Length: Tri-Age Melanorosauridae, Known Length: Large Camelotidus, Late period Melanorosauridae, Length: Known length: Tri-period Melanorosauridae, Known Length: Large Camelotidus, Late period, Tri-period Melanorosauridae. northern hemisphere, which lived in the late Triassic.

The seven Champions League finals between teams from the same country

The seven Champions League finals between teams from the same country

The Champions League, as it is known today, has held twenty-seven editions in which fans have been able to enjoy the best football and where information about forecasts and current events has skyrocketed. In seven of the finals played since 1992 to launch this new format of the European Cup, the finalists have belonged to the same country.

What was the night of the long knives? Summary

What was the night of the long knives? Summary

The Night of the Long Knives, also called 'Operation Hummingbird', was a purge carried out by Nazi Germany on the night of June 30, 1934 (which was extended to July 2) .That night, Adolf Hitler, driven by Hermann Göring and Heinrich Himmler, orders his troops to storm the headquarters of the powerful SA, the Sturmabteilung, a powerful paramilitary organization, an arm of the NSDAP, commanded by its founder in 1931, Ernst Röhm.

The Gothic, characteristics, architecture, art and sculpture

The Gothic, characteristics, architecture, art and sculpture

Introduction to Gothic Before mentioning the main characteristics of Gothic, we must introduce ourselves in one of the styles that still impact us today. The word "Gothic" is a term given by the barbarians, which led to the fact that in its beginnings was not accepted by the general population.

"Little Archaeologists at Home" to learn and enjoy as a family with our Heritage and History

The Talavera team of Little Archaeologists has launched, through its Facebook page, its new program of activities and didactic resources, open and free, "Little Archaeologists at Home." The objective of providing families, and especially to the smallest of the house, during these special weeks of confinement, didactic activities, very practical and enjoyable, that allow them to continue learning and enjoying our rich historical, archaeological and artisan heritage through experience, play, learning by observation, research and active participation.

The Codex Amiatinus

The Codex Amiatinus

The Codex Amiatinus is the oldest surviving codex of the Vulgate, the Latin translation of the Bible by Saint Jerome in the 4th century. To put it, the Codex Amiatinus was one of three Vulgates produced at the Benedictine monastery at Wearmouth- Jarrow, in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria, in the 8th century.

Unusual statuettes found in a lost city that was probably related to King David

Unusual statuettes found in a lost city that was probably related to King David

Archaeologists from Macquaire University in Israel have discovered a statuette of the Canaanite god Baal and a statuette of a bronze calf, as well as two seals and earthenware from the 12th century BC. The objects, which are about 3,000 years old, were found in the lost city of Khirbet el-Rai, probably linked to the legendary King David.

The Kalevala, the Epic of Finnish mythology

The Kalevala, the Epic of Finnish mythology

The Kalevala is a work of epic poetry written in the 19th century by Elias Lönnrot, considered the Epic of Finland and where we can find a large number of myths about the deities of Finnish mythology.What is the Kalevala? It consists of a large compilation of the folklore and mythologies of Karelia and Finland, transmitted orally through generations and that Lönnrot himself compiled during years of travels throughout the country.

Free online Philosophy courses

Free online Philosophy courses

Here we leave you a compilation of the best free online Philosophy courses. They can be accessed by clicking on the title of the course that is of interest. List of free Philosophy courses Introduction to Philosophy This course will present some of the main research areas in contemporary philosophy.

The Hubble telescope celebrates its 30th anniversary with a spectacular 'cosmic reef'

The Hubble telescope celebrates its 30th anniversary with a spectacular 'cosmic reef'

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Telescope, which NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) launched on April 24, 1990. The spectacular photographs and scientific innovations it made have redefined our image of the universe. To commemorate its three decades of discoveries, those responsible for the project have offered one of the most photogenic examples of the many stellar incubators that the telescope has observed throughout this time.

Skin Walkers, mysterious beings that roam in the dark

Skin Walkers, mysterious beings that roam in the dark

The Skin Walkers are strange creatures capable of taking on human or animal form and standing up, so they are often related to a werewolf or another lycanthrope.Origin of the Skin WalkersAccording to the information published on the Myths, Monsters and Legends blog Skin Walkers have appeared in many Native American traditions, but their origin comes from the legend of the Yee Naaldooshii, created by the Navajo Indians.

What did the first hominids eat?

What did the first hominids eat?

Until 2010, all studies seemed to point out that archaic hominins and the first representatives of the genus Homo had a diet based on hard foods, which could include nuts, seeds or other fruits with a more or less rigid shell, but more recent research they began to raise doubts about this hypothesis.

What to see in Takayama? An unmissable destination in Japan

What to see in Takayama? An unmissable destination in Japan

Takayama is one of those charming towns in Japan. Not only because of the site itself, but also because of its surroundings, where we can find a series of World Heritage sites that are well worth a getaway if we want to leave the usual routes of Tokyo or the obligatory visits of Kyoto.

Brief biography of Miguel de Cervantes, author of

Brief biography of Miguel de Cervantes, author of "Don Quixote"

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, author of «Don Quijote de la Mancha«, was born in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, in October 1547. His father Rodrigo Cervantes was a surgeon and his mother, “a noble peasant woman from Toledo”, in the words of the From his studies it is known with certainty those carried out in Madrid with professor Juan López de Hoyos, who acknowledged his literary concerns.

They find remains of about 60 mammoths where the new Mexico City airport is being built

They find remains of about 60 mammoths where the new Mexico City airport is being built

Mexico City. Mexican archaeologists found skeletal remains of about 60 mammoths on the grounds where a new international airport is being built for Mexico City, which, they say, marks a scientific milestone in the country. 14 thousand years ago, they were found in the military base of Santa Lucía, about 45 km from the capital, where one of the insignia works of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador stands.

What is an evergeta? The philanthropist of Ancient Rome

What is an evergeta? The philanthropist of Ancient Rome

What today we would call a philanthropist, in ancient Rome it was the evergeta, but with interested ends, even indirectly: to earn money and political titles by being "generous". What did they get? Favors and authority, both before politicians and among the population, demonstrating their "generosity" regardless of the cost.

Biography of Antipope Victor IV

Biography of Antipope Victor IV

Victor IV (Ottaviano de Monticello: Tivoli, 1095 - Lucca, 1164), was antipope of the Catholic Church between 1159 and 1164. Allied with Frederick Barbarossa, he refused to recognize Pope Alexander III and with the vote of nine cardinals and with the support of the Ghibellines, he was elected high pontiff, ratified at the Council of Pavia (1160) by Barbarossa.