Peter Petkovic
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The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road Today, the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is relatively remote, known mostly for its magnificent medieval ruins. But over a millennium ago, it was one of the richest cities on the infamous trade route known as the Silk Road. Back in the 600s CE, that route was called simply "the road to Samarkand."

Silk Road Routes Map Arabian Sea Caspian Sea Ferghana Valley Hengduan Shan Mountains Himalayan Mountains Indian Ocean Kunlun Mountains Mediterranean Sea Pamir Mountains Persian Gulf Strait of Hormuz Taklamakan Desert Tien Shan Mountains Zagros Mountains

Map of Old Empires Becoming New Countries

Map comparing Europe 1914 with Europe 1923 showing old empires becoming new countries/ via bbc.hoping to somehow find my maternal great grandmother but she immigrated from the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Greeks' home territories in Iliad

Greeks' home territories in Iliad (historical timeframe: Late Bronze Age collapse, early c BCE)

Byzantine Empire

Constantinople Map Europe To fall of constantinople

Ancient Greek Home - I like the ancient Greek house set up.

Ancient Greek Home - I like the ancient Greek house set up. Maybe set up for orphan house and common and prosperous homes?

Casualties of Germany, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and France from the World War II invasion of Normandy.

This sums up how many people died during the Battle in Normandy and it also shows the amount of people who are missing

The Greek and Roman Gods Infographic ---- "Hephaestus' relationship isn't successful" I'd consider that an understatement

An overview of the Greek gods of myth, the main players, from Apollo to Zeus, what they do, and how they all fit together. I've always found Greek/Roman mythology interesting.