The Battle of Marathon | Eyewitness Account From Herodotus [ 490 BC ]

The mighty Persian Empire quickly developed into a powerful nation that had successfully been conquering other countries and territories prior to an assault leading up the coast of Greece at Marathon located approximately forty miles from Athens in 490 BC.

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When The World Met Marie | The Saucy Queen of Romania Written By Ken Zurski

The Historical Diaries is very honored to present history author Ken Zurski as a guest writer for today’s post. Zurski discusses the very over-looked Queen Marie of Romania. She was a British royal who married Romania’s King Ferdinand at the age of eighteen.

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