What was it like living as a Vestal Virgin?
Herodotus believed the Sarmatians were the mix of Amazons & Scythians
Royal Scythians were tattooed and apparently those tattoos attested to their elite status
There was a time of transition during which women and men still existed as equals in society and the Amazons are a compelling example
The death count inside Distomo reached 228, of which 117 were women and 111 men, with 53 children under the age of 16 among them
The Greeks described Scythians as an amalgamation of many peoples overlaying a very ancient culture that existed around the Black Sea
Who were the Barbary Corsairs?
Who said: “Innumerable moons ago, a race of white men, 10 feet high here inhabited a large range of country"?
"I am reborn from my ashes" was the motto of Henry I
And was this mythical Death-Bat inspired by real giant vampire bats?