The History of the World at your Fingertips


Explore the decisions, actions, and events that shaped
the world as we know it

The story of today is written in the decisions of yesterday

The history of our remarkable world is written in the sometimes small and seemingly innocuous decisions made by individuals in the pursuit of their goals. These decisions have forged alliances, taken lives, broken hearts, created works of art, started wars, and ultimately, have radically reshaped the trajectory of human history.

Explore these decisions and how they created a dramatic shift in the fortunes of the society that trailed in their wake.

Feature Article

Recommended Reading

“A people without knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture, is like a tree without roots.”

Marcus Garvey

Latest Articles

Julius Nepos

Julius Nepos

Julius Nepos (Died AD 480) Julius Nepos was the son of Nepotianus, who had been ‘Master of Soldiers’ in the reign of Avitus. Furthermore, his mother …
Read More
Glycerius

Glycerius

Reign AD 473 – AD 474 Following the death of Olybrius there was a period of about four months during which there was no emperor in …
Read More
Olybrius

Olybrius

Anicius Olybrius (died AD 472) Olybrius was a member of the highly distinguished family of the Anicii which enjoyed excellent connections. One of Olybrius’ ancestors had …
Read More

Explore a complete list of our latest articles here.


Comments

  1. They are partners or they are not. Felids will respect and be then respected. Or not. The Indian parable about…

  2. I hope to enter this list of dates and events into an Outlook calendar so I can be reminded on…

Explore Topics


Popular Articles

Gaia

Roman Religion

If anything, the Romans had a practical attitude to religion, as to most things, which perhaps explains why they themselves had difficulty in taking to …
Read More
Magnentius

Magnentius

Flavius Magnus Magnentius(AD ca. 303 – AD 353) Magnentius was born at about AD 303 around Samarobriva (Amiens) to an English father and a Frankish mother. He …
Read More
Pupienus

Pupienus

Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus(AD ca. 164 – AD 238) Little is known of Pupienus background. He was in his 60’s or 70’s at the time of …
Read More
Libius Severus

Libius Severus

(Died AD 465) After the death of Majorian there followed a period of over three months where no successor was named for the throne of the …
Read More
Gallic Horsemen

Gallic Empire

Marcus Cassianius Latinius Postumus (reign AD 260 – AD 269) Marcus Cassianius Latinius Postumus probably was a Gaul (from the tribe of the Batavians), though his …
Read More