The Church and The Jews - Cyrus The Great
Dr. Neiman discusses the lives and experience of the Jews under Persian emperor Cyrus the Great and the subsequent rebuilding of their Temple in Judah.
The Church and The Jews - The Jews in Ancient Persia
In this fourth excerpt from Dr. David Neiman's lecture series, "The Church and The Jews", Dr. Neiman describes the great freedoms and privileges that the diaspora Jews of the Persian Empire enjoyed.
David II of Scotland & Edward III of England
A 14th century CE medieval manuscript showing David II of Scotland (1329-1371 CE) on the left and Edward III of England (r. 1327-1377 CE) on the right.
Battle of Neville's Cross
A 15th century CE manuscript illustration showing the capture of David II of Scotland (r. 1329-1371 CE) at the battle of Neville's Cross by English forces. The battle took place on 17 October 1346 CE. From the Jean Froissart Chronicles...
Causes of the Hundred Years' War
The Hundred Years' War (1337-1453 CE) was an intermittent conflict fought between England and France that started when king Edward III of England (r. 1327-1377 CE) squabbled with Philip VI of France (r. 1328-1350 CE) over feudal rights concerning...
World Poetry Day: The Female Ancient Poets Sappho, Enheduanna and Zhuo Wenjun
In honour of World Poetry Day which is celebrated on March 21st, we are introducing three prominent Female Poets from the Ancient World! Enheduanna is the first author that we know of by name, and she was writing in Mesopotamia between 2285-2250...