Eugène Français Vidocq: The history of the First Detective of History

Jean Valjean, the tormented protagonist of “The Miserable” by Victor Hugo, is one of the best-known characters in universal literature. He has been the protagonist of numerous adaptations over the years, the best known being those starring Gerard Depardieu and, more recently, Hugh Jackman (in a portentous performance that has earned him an Oscar nomination).… Continue reading Eugène Français Vidocq: The history of the First Detective of History

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Marco Polo: Facts about his life

When the father and the uncle undertook the first to travel through unknown lands, (as you can read in the biography of Marco Polo), who have not accompanied them, was a child of six years.  When they returned, he had turned fifteen, during those nine years, the mother died. It was because of war (conflict… Continue reading Marco Polo: Facts about his life

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Marco Polo: The Great Traveler

Marco Polo, Venice, Italy 1254 – Venice, 1338 It has been more than 750 years of the birth of Marco Polo, the adventurer who discovered the East to Western eyes, and vice versa. Marco Polo, the great traveler who gave all that he observed a remarkable descriptive detail and during the many decades he spent… Continue reading Marco Polo: The Great Traveler

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Egyptian Hieroglyphics and the Rosseta stone

Egyptian Hieroglyphics The Old Egyptian Empire created codes that left embedded in the walls of their monuments. These symbols took them from reality and describe what they served to represent the object itself and the word that contained his name, although they mean different things. The Egyptians, with this symbolism, wrote names or ideas that… Continue reading Egyptian Hieroglyphics and the Rosseta stone

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The queen Cristina of Norway: the princess who came from the north

… That he came to marry Castile from the mysterious countries of the North: that Alfonso X “the Wise”, being unhappy because his wife, Violante de Aragón, daughter of Jaime I the Conqueror, did not give him heirs to his throne after years of marriage, he decided to repudiate her and find a new wife… Continue reading The queen Cristina of Norway: the princess who came from the north

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