Due to the chariot, the Indo-Aryans were able to establish minor strongholds as conquerers in the land.
The Khoomei is traditionally performed during ritual ceremonies. They are songs that express respect and praise for the natural world, for the ancestors and for the great heroes.
The pilgrims were everywhere. They had probably planned for this journey years or perhaps months in advance. And yet, I had wandered here by happenstance.
The Essenes were one of the three sects that dominated during the time period of Jesus.
After years and years of hearing that I was condemned and in need of saving, I walked out of my school and never looked back.
The cult of Sin was intimately connected with the cattle herds and the domestication of large flocks of animals.
The love that the great artists of India had for their country didn’t die with them, but lived on through their art and like the Banyan Tree; found new roots in the soil and within the souls of the next generation.
The ancient Mesopotamians not only created schools, but saw them as fundamental to their progress as a people.
During and throughout the course of his long reign, Ashurbanipal utilised the resources at his disposal to construct the Library of Ashurbanipal: a collection of texts and documents of various different genres.
"During my childhood, eunuchs were a vital part of my daily life. They served me when I ate, dressed me, and saw to it that I went to bed; they played with me and accompanied me to my lessons; they told me ghost stories and fairy tales and they had both rewards and beatings from me…"