The dreaded warriors of the Mongol Empire helped to make it one of the largest empires in history.
The devastating defeat of the Hungarians in the battle against the Mongolians was the result of several bad decisions.
Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but their marriage was unfortunately an unhappy one.
One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the infantry.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The Emperor of the vast Far-Eastern empire was the lord of life and death.
The leader of the Ottoman Empire was the Sultan, the lord of life and death.
The wearer of the armour found at the archaeological dig of the Issyk Kurgan in Kazakhstan was named the 'Golden man'.
The tactics of the Hungarian light cavalry included pretending to retreat, tempting their opponents into breaking their ranks, after which the Hungarians...
The Forbidden City is one of the most magnificent and mysterious monuments of imperial China.
One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the cavalry.
The best-known piece of the Hungarian Crown Jewels is the Holy Crown.
The legendary Mongol ruler Genghis Khan established a huge empire through his conquests.
Caliphs, considered successors of the Prophet Muhammad, were the most important religious leaders of Islam.
Influenced by Western Europe, the Tsar attempted to modernise the Russian Empire.
Egyptian Pharaohs were respected as gods, they were lords of life and death.
Maharajas were Hindu rulers of large regions of India.
The French monarch got his epithet because of his opulent and extravagant lifestyle.