"It was long ago, and it was far away, and it was so much better than it is today." ~ Meat Loaf
Molla Nasreddin, a satirical magazine that exposed religious hypocrisy, gender inequality and life in the Caucasus, is introduced in this short film.
Magna Carta – sealed on 15 June, 1215 – had a long gestation period, but there is no need for a paternity suit: King John was its feckless father.
A global chronology of world history was impossible when peoples lived by different calendars. In the 11th century, a Middle Eastern scholar changed that.
In a largely forgotten episode from 1852, Jonas P. Levy became the second – and, so far, the last – American to be charged with violating the Logan Act.
Charles I's decision to fight the New Model Army at Naseby in June 1645 was the biggest military blunder of the English Civil War.