The Battle of the Catalaunian Plains (451)

The Roman army, led by Flavius Aetius, stopped the Hun invasion led by king Attila

British soldier (World War I)

During World War I, Britain was part of the military alliance called the ´Triple Entente´.

Bombardier CRJ200 (1991)

The small passenger aircraft is designed for speed, convenience and economical operation.

Alkanes

Alkanes are saturated hydrocarbons which can be organised into a homologous series.

Medieval knight

Medieval knights were vassals of feudal lords and fought on horseback in battles.

Scythian 'golden man' (3rd century BC)

The wearer of the armour found at the archaeological dig of the Issyk Kurgan in Kazakhstan was named the 'Golden man'.

Archimedes’ screw (3rd century BC)

The screw pump commonly attributed to Archimedes made irrigation much more effective

Four colour theorem

Colour a map with the fewest number of colours possible, so that no two adjacent regions have the same colour.

Granary in the Indus Valley

Ancient Indians built huge, naturally ventilated storehouses.

The Great Stupa (Sanchi, 2nd century BC)

The masterpiece of Buddhist architecture is located in India.

Ancient Greek merchant ship

Ancient Greeks became the ‘carters of the sea’ thanks to their advanced sailing ships.

Battle of Zama (202 BC)

Scipio’s Roman army defeated Hannibal’s Punic army in the battle fought during the 2nd Punic war in Africa.

Medieval Arab water pump (Al-Jazari, 13th century)

The ingenius water pump designed by Al-Jazari is a great example of the creativity of Medieval Arab engineers.

The fortress of Oradea (1775)

The fortress of Oradea in Transylvania is a good example of medieval fortress architecture.

Bayterek (Astana, 1997)

The tower situated in the capital city of the Kazakh Republic symbolises the tree of life holding a golden egg.

Belgrade (15th century)

The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.

Human evolution

The brain and skull underwent significant changes during human evolution.

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