"Stinkboats" and Thomas Cochrane

"Stinkboats" and Thomas Cochrane

Many researchers trace the origins of chemical weapons to antiquity, usually citing the siege of Plataea in Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War. We will talk to you about the Crimean War, and about...
Merchants in the Middle Ages

Merchants in the Middle Ages

In the Middle Ages, merchants had a bad reputation, thanks to the feudal system that existed then. According to feudalism, your importance and social status depended on how much...