The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.

Theodore Roosevelt

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Crossing the Finish Line Dust off the creaky desk chair. Fluff the writer’s support pillow.The day has arrivedTo begin old endeavors, once again. Friends, new and old, it is with great pleasure that I announce the completion of my Bachelor’s Degree. The long arduous road has come to an end and I am thrilled to…

Here we explore the world beyond the history textbook. See the real, uncut, unedited, macabre, and inspirational side of history.

Human history in essence is the history of ideas.

H. G. Wells

Clio, Muse of History

The ancient world shaped and sculpted the foundation for the modern world. Explore the darkness and enlightenment of this era to better understand the development of the Western world.

Frederick Douglass, ca. 1879. George K. Warren. (National Archives Gift Collection) Exact Date Shot Unknown NARA FILE #: 200-FL-22 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 113

Read, for yourself, the words of voices of the past. They tell a story which is deeply engrained outside of the history textbook. Let them inspire you.

Flagellants in the Netherlands town of Tournai (Doornik), 1349. Flagellants, known as the Brothers of the Cross Chromolithograph after Chronica Aegidii Li Muisius.

The world casts shadows. Not everything about history is pleasant. See the darker side of history and learn from it. We celebrate the informative and the macabre.

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