Jasper Maskelyne, the magician who fooled the Germans with his tricks in World War II

In 1983, the famous magician David Copperfield caused a sensation by making the New York City Statue of Liberty disappear…

Pelusium, the battle the Persians won over the Egyptians by throwing cats at them.

Throughout History, men have not had enough of tearing each other apart in an endless number of wars, but they…

Where did the books from the Great Library of Alexandria come from?

The great Library of Alexandria was founded at the beginning of the 3rd century BC by Ptolemy I Soter. At…

Ibn Wahshiyya, the Nabataean who could have translated Egyptian hieroglyphs before Champollion.

Today we are going to discover an almost unknown individual, a good representative from other times, who may have been…

The solar alignment that occurs twice a year in the temple of Abu Simbel

Three millennia ago Egypt was at the height of its Empire. After the war campaigns of Senusret III and a…

The Egyptian-Phoenician expedition that circumnavigated Africa more than 2,500 years ago

The fact that the African continent was for the most part an unknown place until the second half of the…