Amid shifting political alliances of 17th century Scotland, fighting marquess James Graham morphed from Covenanter champion into defender of the Crown
Drawing on his own translations, author Kevin H. Siepel chronicles the escapades of famous Spanish Colonizers.
The Empire State inherited a huge hunk of its soul from the Netherlands
Obsessed with an ancient king, Heinrich Himmler hunted for a skeleton, held ghostly candlelit ceremonies in a crypt, and transformed a medieval church into a sinister SS temple
Saint Barbara, beheaded by her own father, became the patron saint of artillery
Archaeology suggests the Vikings played this board game to practice "strategical and tactical warfare”
Give credit for the national holiday to a woman who wouldn't give up