Teaching history with respect to geographical locations and particular themes has always been a very popular method of teaching the subject in schools. Ancient history is broken down into different areas like Rome, Egypt, Greece, East Asia, etc. Generally, the history of art and political history is taught separately as well. This was primarily considered right to make students’ lives easier by aiding them to remember and contain the information. however, it was observed that this provided no real sense of time for historical events. So, here’s a list of 25 Historical Facts that will leave you scratching your head and test your sense of time(line).
The Discovery Of America And The Falls Of The Roman Empire
The Eastern Roman Empire also referred to as the Byzantine Empire was completely shattered and broken down in 1453. 40 years later, in 1492, an Italian sailor called Christopher Columbus landed with his ships somewhere in the Bahamas and set the mark for Europe to start exploring America.
This indicates that before the discovery of the new Continent, many Romans were alive, which is a big deal for Roman Civilisation that was among the oldest lasting civilizations existing on earth at this point.