Sword and Scimitar

By jhudson
  • Oct 14, 1066

    The Battle Of Hastings

    The battle of hastings took place on Saturday the 14th of October. The leaders in the battle of hastings were Duke William of Nomandy and King Harold of William.
  • Jan 1, 1192

    Shogunate Japan

    Shogun was one of the hereditary military dictators of Japan from 1192 to 1867. In this period the shoguns or their shikken regents 1203–1333 were the de facto rulers of Japan though they were usually appointed by the emperor.
  • Jan 1, 1206

    The Mongol Empire

    The mongol empire also known as tthe Mongolian empire was the largest contiguous empire in world history and for some time was the most feared empire in Urasia.
  • Jan 1, 1206

    Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongol Empire which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his demise.
  • Jan 1, 1348

    The Black Death

    The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, Peaking in Europe between 1348 and 1350. Although there were several competing theories as to the etiology of the Black Death,
  • Jan 1, 1400

    The Renaissance

    The Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the period roughly from the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Italy in the Late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe.
  • Mar 6, 1474

    Michael Angelo

    Michelangelo was considered the greatest living artist in his lifetime and ever since then he has been held to be one of the greatest artists of all time. A number of his works in painting, sculpture and architecture rank among the most famous in existence.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    The Spanish Conquest

    Colonial expansion under the Spanish Empire was initiated by the Spanish conquistadores and developed by the Monarchy of Spain. It lasted for over four hundred years, from 1492 to 1898
  • The Khmer Empire

    The Khmer Empire was one of the most powerful empires in southeast Asia.
  • Viking Raids On Scotland

    By the middle of the 9th century the norsemen had moved into the Pictish kingdom. In the west the Vikings attacked the scots of the Kindom of Dalrada who had expanded north into Argyll and Uist.
  • Angkor/ Khmer Empire

    Angkor Khmer is a region of Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire which flourished from approximately the 9th to 15th century.
  • Viking Raids On England

    Viking Raids. The attack on the Lindisfarne monastery in 793 was a particularly dramatic and significant event heralding the onset of frequent raids on coastal communities with churches and monasteries being tageted for their wealth.