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Egyptian cartouche. The oval with a god's or pharaoh's name written in hieroglyphs inside was called a cartouche in anceint Egypt.
Hanukkah is a Jewish festival of lights held around the time of the winter solstice in commemoration of the Maccabees and the oil for the menorah.
Ancient Greek clothing was simple, as these pages will show.
The Chou or Zhou dynasty ruled China from a traditional date of about 256/255 B.C.
Clodia - Claudia
Information on Clodia, the Lesbia of the poetry of Catullus.
A Roman cohort was a section of a Roman army smaller than a legion and larger than a group of tent-mates. Learn more about the cohort and the organization of the Roman army.
Colosseum built in Rome to house games was really the Flavian Amphitheater.