The samurai (also bushi) were a class of warriors which arose in the 10th century CE in medieval Japan and which lasted until the 17th century CE. The type has been romanticised since the 18th century CE as the epitome of chivalry and honor.
The Great Ballcourt of Chichen Itza, measuring 146 m x 36 m, is the largest in Mesoamerica.
She reigned during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 CE) and was one of the most effective and controversial monarchs in China’s history.
Based at their capital Huari, the Wari successfully exploited the diverse landscapes they controlled to construct an empire administered by provincial capitals connected by a large road network.
A farming settlement from as early as 1000 BCE, Copán emerged as a major centre around 250 C.E. The traditional named founder of Copán, K’inich Yax K’uk Mo’, reigned from 426 C.E. to c. 437 C.E.
The Moche civilization (also known as the Mochica) flourished along the northern coast and valleys of ancient Peru, in particular, in the Chicama and Trujillo Valleys, between 1 CE and 800 CE.
First built in 4 BCE, the present-day structures are based on the buildings erected in the 7th century CE.
Calligraphy is considered as one of the four best friends of ancient Chinese literati, along with playing stringed musical instrument, the board game go, and painting.
Hannibal Barca is considered one of the greatest generals of antiquity and his tactics are still studied and used in the present day.