World History

“The Way” of Daoism

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With every bad situation there is a good side, but with every good situation there is a bad side. Everyone has heard some variation of this cliché before, but where does…

Mummies: Behind the Wraps

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From pyramids to hieroglyphics, it is no surprise that ancient Egypt is known for its strange, unique, and specific rituals that tie into their spirituality. Many of these rituals are precise…

Producer: Jacopo Caraglio

Ancient Greek Mythology: Hades

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More often than not, ancient Greek mythology (religion) served to explain a series of legends. Different from modern religions such as Christianity, Judaism, or Islam, ancient Greek religion was an anthropomorphic…

The Mandate of Heaven

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According to historians, the Shang Dynasty in China lasted from 1766 to 1122 B.C.E., and it had a big impact on setting the fundamental characteristics of early Chinese society, which we know…

Figurines in Europe and China

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Since the early stages of human life and prosperity, art has used by different societies to display their craftsmanship and to demonstrate their beliefs. Two types of artistic creations are the paleolithic Venus…

Jericho: The First City

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The Neolithic Era began between six to twelve thousands years ago, when our ancestors discovered that instead of hunting and gathering, they could live in one place by domesticating plants and…