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Vlad the Impaler: The Bloodthirsty Truth Behind Dracula’s Namesake

Vlad III Dracula's reign looks monstrously cruel to today's eyes, but he was revered by his people.

By Orrin Grey

A Single Viking's Berserker Rage Changed World History Forever

His combative stance was the final stand of the Viking Age—and allowed the Norman invasion its foothold.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

25 World History Books That Will Give You a New Perspective

Expand your horizons with books that explore the places, people, and objects that shaped human history.

By Stephen Lovely

8 Facts About Genghis Khan That May Surprise You

The leader of the Mongol Empire caused great change across the world.

By Catherine Phelan

10 Epic Medieval Battles That Shaped History and the World's Borders

Medieval battle was a bloody, vicious business. These battles changed the course of history.

By Orrin Grey

10 Illuminating Medieval History Books

Journey through time to Europe's Middle Ages.

By Matthew Thompson

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