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How to Express Your Dark Side Through Art

All great works of art have dark aspects to them. Jane Austen's seemingly placid novels subtly probe the horrors of colonialism and class-based discrimination, while Gauguin's bright paintings show an unsettling, fractured reflection of the world. Other works, such as Edvard Munch's painting "The Sc

Texas Revolution: Goliad Massacre

The Goliad Massacre took place on March 27, 1836, during the Texas Revolution. Having surrendered after the Battle of Coleto, Colonel James Fannin's command was massacred by Mexican forces at Goliad. In the course of the Goliad Massacre, 342 Texan prisoners were killed.

Timeline of the Korean War

Timeline of the Korean War, including information about events that led up to The Forgotten War.

Religious Paintings of the Nativity During the Renaissance

The birth of Christ was a significant event for Christian Europe during the Renaissance, and numerous patrons commissioned artists to paint the nativity scene. Over the centuries, the setting remained uniform in many aspects but when changes did occur, they reflected the doctrinal interests of the p


An epithet is a literary nickname.

Witch Torture – Methods of Madness

This article is on the various methods of witch tortures. I also discuss some of the interesting ways people used to determined if someone was a witch

History of Jerusalem

The history of Jerusalem through the ages from historical documents. These documents include the Hebrew Scriptures, the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, the Roman historian Josephus Flavius, Arab

The History Detectives on PBS

A review of the sixth season of the History Detectives, a PBS program in which researchers track down the story behind historical artifacts.

Why the Mona Lisa Painting Is Important for Kids

Teaching art is one lesson educators can use to get children interested in artwork. This can lead towards children being interested in creating their own works of art and understanding the historical significance of famed works of art. Certain paintings, such as the Mona Lisa, can inspire children i