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Scroll down to learn about some great events in history. Also, have a chance to purchase some interesting items concerning each time era:
ANCIENT CIVILIZATION From the dawn of time until the birth of the Roman Empire. Here is our sub-menu for the ancient world:
ROMAN EMPIRE It all started with the genius of Julius Ceasar. We combine this unique time period within these fascinating pages!! Lean of a time when the entire known world was ROME!!
WHAT HAPPENED IN 535 A.D.? The beginning of the Dark Ages is still a mystery to modern historians. What caused it to happen? Learn some interesting facts from history that may unlock the mystery of why the Roman, the Oriental and even the American Empires fell at the same time!!
DARK AGES The Medieval World comes to life in our Middle Ages section. See that after the fall of the Roman Empire, ignorance ruled the earth!!
RENAISSANCE PERIOD The dawn of a new age!! Observe how all of a sudden the world became modern!!
SEAFARERS OF THE SEVEN SEAS All throughout history man has wanted to conquer the seven seas, and to discover unknown lands - fighting sea monsters along the way. Let us explore the world of canvas and compass!!
PIRATES!! The name says it all!! Join us as we set sail with a lot of historical sea-rats who are bent upon doing open-sea robbery!!
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY Shakespeare was not long dead, and the world, after becoming so modern, takes it into a new direction - it is the time of the famous French Musketeers, Oliver Cromwell and Cardinal Richelieu!!
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY To avoid having their hair stink too much in public, the people of this period decided to wear white powdered wigs!! The fashions have all changed, but the swashbuckling’s the same!!
NINETEENTH CENTURY Enter the period of Napolean, Beethoven and the Count of Monte Cristo, the Romantic Period has begun, and swashbuckling history comes to a silent close, only to re-open in the next century in film with the help of Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.
WHY ALL OF HISTORY? Indeed!! Why learn about history to enjoy good swashbuckling entertainment? As we observe in this short article, Swashbuckling and History have to go hand in hand!!