Sandwiched between the decline of one great empire, and the rise of another, the Maratha Empire lasted just under 150 years. Here’s the story of those 150 years.
From March 2011, to March 2018.
English-speakers have perhaps heard the saying "as rich as Crassus." That's referring to this ancient Roman aristocrat. But how did he get his wealth?
You probably have not heard of Zhou Youguang. Which is a pity, because he led a pretty interesting life!
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