Ancient Egyptian scripts used to write Egyptian, an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until about the century AD. After that it continued to be used as a the liturgical language of Egyptian Christians, the Copts, in the form of Coptic. These glyp
Hungary, a reluctant player in WWI, paid a price no other modern nation had ever been subjected to. The Treaty of Versailles (Trianon) divided much Hungary's territory between Czechoslovakia, Austria, Yugoslavia and Romania.
Breakup of Hungary 1945 - Hungary emerged devastated from the First World War. The Austro-Hungarian Empire collapsed in 1918 and Hungary was compelled to sign the Treaty of Trianon by which she lost two-thirds of her historic territory, one-third of her Magyar population and two thirds of her total population. It was the greatest blow suffered by Hungary since her defeat by the Turks in 1526.