Arts and Humanities

Women Close Combat Warriors of America's Civil War

During the American Civil War (1861-1865) the saying war is hell was first spoken, and with good reason. Every battle was a meat grinder and even the winner would take high casualties. Despite advances in technology, every fight boiled down to close combat and only the well-trained and unbelievably brave survived. However, not all those who fought...
Jan 13, 2015 |

Lin Zhi Ling - Model of Beauty and Brains in the Entertainment Industry

Lin Zhi ling also known sometimes as Lin Chi Ling is one of the hottest and most beautiful raising star in Asia entertainment industry. In 2007, Lin Zhi ling was voted first in FHM Taiwan Magazine yearly top 100 Sexy Female and recently she starred in acclaimed director John Woo epic historical film "Red Cliff". The film was her first role on the...
Jan 13, 2015 |

Was the Vinca Culture Writing Before the Sumerians

Archaeologists have long presumed that cuneiform, Sumerian written language, was the oldest form of writing, existing since approximately 3,100 BCE. Tablets found in 1961 and previously presumed to be approximately 2,700 years of age are now lending proof that written language has existed for far longer than previously supposed.
Dec 24, 2014 |

The Knights Templar

The Knights Templar were the first real true soldier's of medieval times.  Yes Medieval knights where around for hundreds of years before the Templar showed up on the scene. It is also true that all medieval knights where highly trained for the time and where very skilled soldiers in their own right.
Dec 24, 2014 |

A Tale of Genealogy, Fraud and Poverty

What makes us the sort of people we are? It is certainly not only our environment or our upbringing but it's the attitudes and traits that are passed on to us from generation to generation and it's by understanding our genealogy and family History that we come to understand ourselves.
Dec 24, 2014 |

Humanities Washington

Non-profit offering programs related to the humanities and cultural education in Washington state. Includes background, mission, resources, and news.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Department of Humanities

Introduction to humanities and information on the range of academic programs offered. With department news.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Division of Humanities and the Arts

Providing information on the division's academic departments, special programs, courses, and facilities. With related news and contacts.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Department of Humanities and Augustinian Traditions

Department website presents a statement of purpose, a guide to program and course offerings, faculty profiles, and related news.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More