EGYPT | HISTORY, CULTURE & INNOVATIONS

Egypt

EGYPT | HISTORY, CULTURE & INNOVATIONS   HISTORY  The Ancient Egyptian civilization lasted for over 3000 years and became one of the most powerful and iconic civilizations in history. At its height, Ancient Egypt’s Empire stretched as far North as modern-day Syria and as far south as today’s Sudan but long before it was an Empire. Many civilizations in history had born and lived along rivers. Similarly, Ancient Egypt was a series of small independent city-states that were located along North Africa’s Nile River. The Nile is the longest river…

Rome | Culture, History, Places & Facts

Rome

Rome | Culture, History, Places & Facts History Of Rome    The story of the foundation of Rome not sure if it’s a myth or truth, however, as many names attached to the start of Roman history have vanished, these two have made their mark and are still mentioned in the books whatsoever. The legend tales of two twin brothers Romulus and Remus who were raised by a she-wolf. When they both grew up they killed their uncle and restore their grandfather to his throne. They then go one to…

10 Most Bizarre Traditions in the World

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10 Most Bizarre Traditions in the World    There are many tribes around the world that follow various cultures for hundreds of years to keep their traditions and customs alive from generation to generation. Some customs may have some logical reasoning and benefits for the people following them. However, many are extremely bizarre and insensitive toward humankind. These people happily keep on following those rituals in spite of ban or criticism. They believe that is their culture and they feel pride in keeping themselves attached to the. Here are some…

Spanish Culture,History & Famous things

Spanish Culture

Spanish Culture, History & Famous Things   History of Spain The history of Spain goes back to the times Before Christ. The first tribes to populate the region was divided into two groups called Celts and Iberos. This was the Pre Roman era, then in 218 BC Romans arrived and conquered the peninsula under the leadership of Augustus. The Romans founded many cities in the area like Emerita Augusta, Italica, and Tarraco. They expanded their culture for almost 7 centuries. After Rome ended up collapsing, in the 5th century Visigoth…

Caste System: The curse of Indian Civilization

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Caste System: The curse of Indian Civilization   What is Caste? Caste by definition is the collection of families, bearing a common name, claiming common descent from a mythical ancestor. The cast system is highly complex in nature and many thinkers are not unanimous in their opinion regarding caste. “When a class is strictly hereditary, we may call it a caste” (C.H. Cooley) “Caste is the system of stratification in which mobility up and down the status ladder at least ideally, may not occur”. (A. W. Green)   Characteristics A…

Famous “Truck Art ” of Asia

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Famous Truck art of Pakistan   One who visited Pakistan must be well aware of its exquisite art and culture that is full of diversity and richness, art which captivates people from all over the world. From a variety of cuisines, dresses to illustrious art forms, Pakistan is famous for its variety in culture and traditions. One such well-known art form is “Truck art” which is the beauty of Pakistani art. Origin of “Truck Art” People often try to figure out the origin of this art form and how it…

All about Contemporary Art

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Contemporary Art   What is Contemporary Art? Contemporary in its literal meaning refers to new and modern, contemporary art is a form of art that is commonly known to be adopted by artists in the latter half of the 20th century and 21st century.  The form of art is influenced by surroundings, global advancement, culture, and technology. It is bound to challenge the concepts and subjects of the past and bring about new ideology and thinking style to the canvas. According to some, contemporary art is the art produced within…

Kalash People and Culture

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Kalash Culture    History Kalash people are generally assumed to be an indigenous people of Asia, with their ancestors migrating to Afghanistan from a distant place in South Asia. However, in 2nd century BC Kalash migrated to Chitral from Afghanistan, and by 10th century AD, the Kalash ruled a large part of present-day Chitral. They were historically known as Red Kafirs. But by 1320 AD, Kalash culture had begun to fall. Shah Nadir Raees subjugated and converted the people to Islam. The Kalash are really unique from their surrounding ethnic and religious community.…

Sufism

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  Sufism Definition    Sufi is the Arabic word that is usually referred to “cloak”, representing the long woven cloaks that Sufis are customarily seen wearing but as the nature of Sufis that is inclined to use words and phrase with profound inner meaning, it can be said that Sufi could also be referred to as enlightenment. Whereas Sufism is a school of practice that emphasizes the inward search for God and shuns materialism. Sufi is a person whose spiritual goal is to get close to God and have a direct,…