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Lenin Biography

Lenin Biography

Lenin was one of the most influential characters in contemporary history. For better or for worse, it altered a monarchical system that had been established for centuries in one of the most extensive countries of its time: Russia. History would make him go down in history as the theoretical and practical leader of Leninism, a political, social and economic theory created by himself.

The change in trade was key in the fall of the Mayans

The change in trade was key in the fall of the Mayans

Scientific analysis of changes in trade patterns offers a new perspective on the fall of the inland Maya centers in Mesoamerica 1,000 years ago. Archaeologists, history buffs, and the media have been puzzled for decades about this important historical process, dubbed "the Mayan collapse."

Norse mythology: Thor, the god of thunder

Norse mythology: Thor, the god of thunder

Lately, thanks to movies and comics about superheroes, the character of Thor, based on one of the most prominent gods of Norse mythology, is becoming known. Who was he really? Thor was one of the best known Norse gods. He was the strongest of the gods, he protected youth, lightning, fire and architecture.

Biography of the Comte de Saint-Simon, father of French socialism

Biography of the Comte de Saint-Simon, father of French socialism

Claude-Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon was the father of French socialism in the 19th century. His positivism penetrated the ideology of the French and came to influence later theories. Authors such as Friedrich Engels argued that he was in charge of creating the basis on which all the movements of the second half of the 19th century would be sustained.

Achaemenid sewage system discovered in Persepolis

Achaemenid sewage system discovered in Persepolis

A team of Iranian archaeologists recently discovered 20 meters of a canal belonging to the Persepolis sewer system in southern Iran. The team, led by Ali Asadi, has been commissioned to carry out excavations of the sewer system to discover how the system worked during the Achaemenid era, CHN's Persian service reported Tuesday.

Egyptian mummies reveal their genetic secrets

Egyptian mummies reveal their genetic secrets

According to the results published in the Journal of Applied Genetics, the group of geneticists led by Carsten Push of the University of Tübingen (Germany), have detected signs of one of the origins of the mummies, in addition to its pathogens and a wide range of plant materials used in the embalming process.