virgin mary statue
Ancient History

One Empress Shaped Catholicism 1,600 Years Ago

August 14, 2022

Veneration of the Virgin Mary owes largely to Pulcheria. In the 5th century CE, she revolutionized the Catholic Church and its practices. How did this Roman empress forever alter Catholicism? […]

Norse mythology
Ancient History

Norse Mythology Series Goes Far beyond Pop Culture

March 20, 2022

Vikings and Loki only scratch the surface of Norse mythology—often inaccurately. Well-intended pop culture tributes like these stumble on their way from classic mythology to the small screen. Wondrium’s Norse Mythology sets the record straight. […]

An image of a Byzantine gold coin, solidus of Theodosius I the Great
Ancient History

The Barbarian Conspiracy and the Roman Empire

February 14, 2022

The fragmentation of the Roman Empire had a direct impact on the integrity of Britain’s defenses against its barbarian enemies. The barbarian conspiracy eventually led to the fall of Roman Britain. […]

A painting of Germanic people in the battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Ancient History

The Germanic Settlers in Britain

February 14, 2022

According to archaeologists, and contrary to popular belief, the Germanic settlers were groups of farmers who had migrated to Britain in search of more fertile land. […]

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