Fast Facts @ History

Stimulate your mind by taking a moment to read about these prominent historical quotes and facts:

The King’s chamber in the Great Pyramid contained Quartz and Feldspar

Apocalypse means “the unfolding” in ancient Greek

Cleopatra asked for the City of Petra, located in modern day Jordan, as a wedding gift from Marc Anthony.

The Ancient city of Sparta was said to have no walls, they believed themselves so strong that they didn’t need them, although they knew how to build them.

Hannibal poisoned himself in Carthage, now Northern Africa, when he found out the Romans were coming to take him prisoner.

Nebuchadnezzar II rebuilt the tower of Babel to stand 265 ft high (half the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza), as well as the Hanging Gardens in an homage to his homesick wife.

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