Throughout human history, mankind has strived to create new and inventive ways of killing, including Greek Fire, the Mongol’s composite bow, war chariots and the simple yet effective caltrop.
Greed, genocide, political manipulation and murder most foul -- these dictators would stop at nothing to make sure their names went down in history as the greatest rulers to have ever lived.
The ancient Greeks created inventions that were seemingly impossible: an ancient death ray constructed by Archimedes, Heron's automatic doors, and Philon's ingenious use of robotics.
Think you know the ancient world? Think again. To this day, there are still mysteries surrounding the ancients that have us questioning what we know about these incredible civilizations.
Behind every great empire there is a central metropolis—hubs of technology, politics, engineering and massive populations comparable to cities of today.
This incredible civilization forged the world as we know it, creating super powered concrete, aqueducts stretching for miles, and sophisticated mining techniques that were years ahead of their time.
The discoveries of Egypt are among the highest profile archaeological finds in history. But with so many contenders, which Top 10 secret has had the biggest impact on our view of Ancient Egypt?
From Stonehenge and the Colossus of Rhodes to the Colosseum and the Temple of Karnak. The greatest monuments of the ancient world show more than wealth, they show power.
The ancient world is home to some of the most sophisticated and advanced ships the world has ever seen: the Greek trireme, the Viking longboat and the infamous pleasure boats of emperor Caligula.