The King Herself
What motivated Hatshepsut to rule ancient Egypt as a man while her stepson stood in the shadows? Her mummy, and her true story, have come to light.
The 10 best busts in art – in pictures
On the eve of her debut sculpture exhibition, fashion designer turned artist Nicole Farhi chooses her favourite portraits of heads
The last battle of the Roman Empire was in 451AD between an alliance of Rome (which was failing) and the Visigoths in France (Gaul) against Attila the Hun and the Huns. The Romans won a strategic and decisive victory, and later the Huns were wiped out by the Teuton tribes after losing this battle. Although it was a major victory it did not stop Rome from collapsing and finally being sacked in 476. Rome staggered on for some time afterwards but it was never the same or powerful again.
The Prolific Legacies of Ancient Conquerors, 11 Men Shaped Asian Genetics
Mongolian conqueror Genghis Khan was renowned for his domination of ancient Asia, and genetic studies have indicated that his powerful reach extends into modern times, as his DNA is thought to be present in approximately 16 million men living today.
Paris 2014: Attila the Hun and Ste Genevieve
It was the year 451 AD and the great Roman Empire was beginning to crumble. The Goths and the Visigoths and the Vandals had been crossing the Rhine and entering Roman-occupied Gaul for the last for…
Quotes from Leadership Secrets of Atilla the Hun
The following are extracted quotes from Leadership Secrets of Atilla the Hun . This is an excellent, albeit brief read. This book was loaned to me by a retired Colonel in the US Army. However, the secrets can be applied to business and much of...