"Schilling Chronicle" as a historical source

"Schilling Chronicle" as a historical source

It was so that the "Official Chronicle of Bern" was commissioned by the city of Bern to Diebold Schilling in 1474. About ten years later, he was able to present to the city council a three-volume work with colored...
Witchcraft in Ancient Rome

Witchcraft in Ancient Rome

Potions, voodoo, curses... Basically, nothing has changed in a thousand years...
“Soldiers of my Old Guard! Farewell, my children!

“Soldiers of my Old Guard! Farewell, my children!

210 years ago, Napoleon, under pressure from his marshals, wrote an act of abdication. On the same day, the Senate proclaimed Louis XVIII king of France. The Bourbon restoration is taking place...
Expedition to the ancestors. Egyptian pyramid of power

Expedition to the ancestors. Egyptian pyramid of power

Any state power is a pyramid: at the top is the ruler, and at the bottom are those whom he rules to one degree or another. But how exactly was this rule carried out, what were they guided by...
Alexander I: is the moment of glory coming?

Alexander I: is the moment of glory coming?

The causes of wars in Europe at the beginning of the 19th century, and how they affected the development of Russian feudal society. Continuation of the series of articles about the stages of the country’s development associated with formations...
Russia and the new nineteenth century

Russia and the new nineteenth century

The Russian feudal class, the nobles, received at the beginning of the 18th century. modern technologies, both in control and in weapons, were able to prove themselves on the battlefield. The other side of the coin was...
Makeevsky Metallurgical Plant: sabotage during construction

Makeevsky Metallurgical Plant: sabotage during construction

Makeevka Metallurgical Plant named after. Before the war, S. M. Kirov was one of the largest metallurgical plants in the USSR. He had to complete the entire reconstruction project drawn up back in the years...
Why was Ivan the Terrible slandered?

Why was Ivan the Terrible slandered?

440 years ago, Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible died. For a long time, a wall of black myths rose around this stern king. The Russian Tsar was accused of excessive cruelty, despotism and even madness...
To Paris! Battles of Arcy-sur-Aube and Fère-Champenoise

To Paris! Battles of Arcy-sur-Aube and Fère-Champenoise

Thanks to his indecisiveness, perhaps also under the influence of the political guidelines of the Viennese court, Schwarzenberg missed the opportunity to completely defeat the French army at Arcy-sur-Aube...