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They find a vessel with a 2,500-year-old drawing of an Amazon warrior on horseback

They find a vessel with a 2,500-year-old drawing of an Amazon warrior on horseback

The image of a 2,500-year-old Amazon has been discovered in an American museum. The drawing, embodied in a vessel, represents a female warrior mounted on a horse and armed with a lasso and an ax, fighting against an enemy Greek soldier, who is trying to avoid an attack by the Amazon by protecting herself with her shield.

Mackinaw SwStGbt - History

Mackinaw SwStGbt - History

Mackinaw(~SwStGbt: t. 974; 1. 206& 39;; b. 35& 39;; dr. 9& 39;e& 34;, s. 14 k., a. 2 10~pdr. P.r., 4 9& 34; sb., 2 24-par. sb., 1 heavy 12 pdr., 1 12-pdr. r.; cl. Algonquin)The sidewheel steamer Mackinaw, built at the New York Navy Yard in 1863, was launched 22 April 1863, and commissioned at New York 23 April 1864, Comdr.

Battle of the Allia, 18 July 390 B.C.

Battle of the Allia, 18 July 390 B.C.

Battle of the Allia, 18 July 390 B.C. The battle of the Allia (18 July 390 B.C.) was one of the most embarrassing defeats in Roman history, and left the city defenceless in the face of a Gallic war band. This army, led by Brennus, was probably a raiding force attracted into central Italy by either the prospect of loot or the chance of serving as mercenaries in the wars of southern Italy.

How come all the major WW1 rifles were bolt action?

How come all the major WW1 rifles were bolt action?

The main disadvantage of bolt action is that one has to remove the right hand from the trigger which leads to slower rate of fire. Neither lever nor pump have this problem. Rate of fire was viewed…

Geological history of the Earth: the Permian period

Geological history of the Earth: the Permian period

The Permian period lasted from 300 to 250 million years ago, being the last period of the Paleozoic Era.At the beginning of the Permian, all the continental masses came together to form the supercontinent Pangea, which was surrounded by the huge Panthalassa Ocean. a period of drought on Earth due to the fact that the center of the supercontinent was not regulated by bodies of water, although thanks to this dry climate, reptiles and synapsids proliferated, where animals such as Dimetrodon and Edaphosaurus dominated the planet.

Maud Arncliffe Sennett

Maud Arncliffe Sennett

Read the essential details about Maud Arncliffe Sennett. In January 1906 Maud Arncliffe Sennett read a letter from Millicent Fawcett about women's suffrage in The Times. As a result she joined the London Society for Women's Suffrage.