Pietro Gradenigo: Doge Of Venice

Introduction This article will cover the life of Pietro Gradenigo, including his early life, his time as the 49th Doge of Venice, Pietro Gradenigo Excommunication, his death, and coinage. Pietro Gradenigo Early Life Pietro Gradenigo was born in Venice in 1251 CE. His birth occurred during a time of prosperity for the city-state. His familyContinue reading “Pietro Gradenigo: Doge Of Venice”

Herodotus: The Father Of Written History

Introduction This article will briefly cover Herodotus’s early life, career, being the father of history, personal life, and death. Known to the modern age as the Father of History, Herodotus lived an impressive life for someone from his time period. Herodotus’s Early Life Herodotus was born in 484 – 485 BCE in what was knownContinue reading “Herodotus: The Father Of Written History”

Denarius: How Rome’s Coins Kept an Empire Stable

Introduction Throughout history, there have been many different types of money. Many have had a significant impact on the economic and political concepts of finance, commerce, military, building projects, entertainment, and personal investments of many people and nations. Perhaps none remained as stable, influential, significant, or as widely used as the Roman Denarius. This articleContinue reading “Denarius: How Rome’s Coins Kept an Empire Stable”