Infighting in Medieval England: Causes of the Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses (1455-1487 CE) was a series of dynastic conflicts between the monarchy and the nobility of England. By Mark CartwrightHistorian Introduction The ‘wars’ were a series of intermittent, often small-scale battles, executions, murders, and failed plots as the political class of England fractured into two groups which formed around two branches[…]

Elektra: A Sense of Justice in Ancient Greek Mythology

Meet one of the greatest of all the characters in ancient Greek drama. Elektra’s Story To understand Elektra (also known as Electra), daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, you need to know that her family is cursed. Her story is tragic. Elektra’s father is Agamemnon and her mother is Clytemnestra. She has a brother, Orestes, and[…]

Ancient Mycenaean Civilization, 1700-1100 BCE

The Mycenaeans were indigenous Greeks who were likely stimulated by their contact with Minoan Crete and other Mediterranean cultures. By Mark CartwrightHistorian Introduction The Mycenaean civilization (c. 1700-1100 BCE) flourished in the Late Bronze Age, reaching its peak from the 15th to the 13th century BCE when it extended its influence not only throughout the[…]

Researching and Writing a History Dissertation

The most important condition in how to write a history dissertation: the work must be relevant, have scientific novelty and practical value.  You can get a Ph.D. in historical sciences in the disciplines:  1. Domestic and foreign history. 2. Archeology and anthropology. 3. Ethnology and Ethnography. 4. Historiography. 5. History of science and technology. 6.[…]

The Top Instagram Strategies to Boost Your Following and Engagement

Instagram is a mammoth of a playground. As a platform that over a billion users, it’s one of the most successful marketing tools in the world, but also one where it’s hard to get ahead. And if you’ve been struggling with trying to boost your status on Instagram and grow a following, we’ve compiled a[…]