Category: History

The Norwegian Cultural Heritage In Iceland And The Faroe Islands

Norway, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands have a long-standing historical connection spanning over centuries. These countries situated in Northern Europe are bounded by many links of social, cultural, historical, linguistic, religious, political, and economic nature. So it is that the Norwegian cultural heritage is clearly visible both in Iceland and in the Faroe Islands and…


A Brief History Of The Norwegian Vikings

During the Viking Age, the Norwegian Vikings were renowned sailors, explorers, warriors, and conquerors. In stark contrast to the their Scandinavian neighbours in terms of navigation, more specifically the Danish Vikings and the Swedish Vikings respectively, the Norwegian Vikings mostly set sail westward and northward towards north-eastern present-day England, Scotland, Ireland, the Faroe Islands, and…


Become A Lord And Create Your Own History

If you’re ambitious and dream of becoming a lord or lady, there’s good news for you. It’s possible. Take the example of Lord Bishop of Sheffield. The Lord Bishop of Sheffield joined the title holders segment on 17th January 2023. He is currently a member of the House of Lords. This article will explain what…


From Teosinte To Modern Maize: The History Of Corn

Corn is ubiquitous in many aspects of daily life. From the food we eat, to the fuel powering our cars, and even in many products we use – corn (or the modern maize) is virtually speaking everywhere. But what may surprise some people is that the corn we know today has been crafted over thousands…


The History Of The Zipser Germans In Central Europe

The Zipser Germans (German: Zipser/Zipser Deutsche/Zipser Sachsen) are an important historical German-speaking minority in Central and Eastern Europe, which has been living since the High Middle Ages in present-day north-eastern Slovakia and since the Modern period in northern Romania as well (i.e. in the historical regions of Maramureș and Bukovina/Bucovina/Bukowina/Buchenland). The Zipser Germans gained their…