Thou shall commit adultery!

In 1631, sloppy printers produced a King James Version of the Bible. In the 10 Commandments it says “Thou shalt commit adultery” instead of “Thou shalt NOT commit adultery”. Out of 1,000 copies, only 11 are known to survive and each copy is very valuable due to the error. We are not responsible for the contents of external links. Full …

Exile Napoleon Style

Napoleon (1769–1821) was one of the greatest military commanders and world leaders of all time. He had a very bitter end, though. After the English defeated the French, they exiled him to the tiny island of St. Helena, one of the most remote islands of the world. Napoleon had many servants and some friends there, but still died a broken …

How a death saved Europe from the Mongols

The year was 1241 AD. The Mongols have created the largest empire in the World. Batu Khan, son of Ögödei (and grandson of the already deceased Gengis Khan) is leading the Mongol advance.

Akbar the Great: Religious freedom, peace and prosperity

The Mughal ruler Akbar the Great (1542-1605) was responsible for one of greatest golden ages in India’s history. However, when Akbar was born, things were not so great… yet. Although he was a direct descendant of Ghengis Khan (note that the term Mughal stems from Persian word for Mongol), his father Humayun was in exile and dirt poor. He was …