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Harun al-Rashid

History; World history

Abbasid caliph (r.786-809) who strengthened the religious character of his office and established Baghdad as a center of artistic patronage. Al-Rashid led armies against the Byzantines, penetrating ...

Ivan the Terrible

History; World history

Ivan IV Vasilyevich (known in English as Ivan the Terrible) was Grand Prince of Moscow from 1533 until his death. His long reign saw the conquest of the Khanates of Kazan, Astrakhan, and Siberia, ...

Romanov dynasty

History; World history

The House of Romanov was the second and last imperial dynasty to rule over Russia, reigning from 1613 until the February Revolution abolished the crown in 1917. The later history of the Imperial ...

natural history

History; World history

The scientific study of living things and objects that are found in nature and of how they change over time.

Charles Martel

History; World history

Charles Martel (23 August 686 – 22 October 741) was a Frankish military and political leader, who served as Mayor of the Palace under the Merovingian kings and ruled de facto during an interregnum ...

Tale of Genji

History; World history

The Tale of Genji is a classic work of Japanese literature written by the Japanese noblewoman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century, around the peak of the Heian ...

Safavid dynasty

History; World history

The Safavid dynasty was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran. They established the Twelver school of Shi'a Islam as the official religion of their empire, marking one of the most ...

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