History, The More You Know

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Are you a history buff or just looking to learn something new? Either way, this is the place for you.

Cleopatra Was Not Egyptian

Although she was born in Egypt, Cleopatra was not Egyptian. As far as Historians can tell, Cleopatra was of Greek descent. She was a descendant of Alexander the Great's Macedonian general Ptolemy.

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Female Gladiators Also Existed

There were female Gladiators in Ancient Rome! A female gladiator was called a Gladiatrix, or Gladiatrices. They fought each other, or wild animals, to entertain audiences at various games and festivals. Gladiatrices were extremely rare, unlike their male counterparts.

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The More You Know

  • Joseph Stalin would remove the people he did not like from the photos. This was pre-photoshop times.
  • Captain Morgan Was An Actual Person Who Existed
  • The great fire of London in 1966 which burned over 13000 houses killed only 6 people. It was considered a miracle.
  • Walt Disney Didn't Draw Mickey Mouse
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