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History of Solar Eclipses

August 16, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Ancient, Weekly Video by

Next week millions of Americans will watch a total solar eclipse. Now they are a fascinating phenomenon, but in ancient times they were seen as having a much larger impact. At one point one even stopped a battle!

Muslims Invade Europe! // Salzburg Castle Stands Strong

July 24, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video by

ISIS has been all over the news, and it may seem like Islam is more militant than every before. But did you know they were spread fire more widely during the Middle Ages, with footholds in Spain, Italy, Hungary and even threatening Austria? See Hohensalzburg, an impressive castle that would have stood against that threat.

The Great War in Four Minutes

June 29, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video, World War I by

100 years ago the worst war up to that point in history was raging. In our new video see the story of World War I on the Western Front.

Agincourt and Knightly Chivalry

April 22, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video by

How Geneva Changed the World

April 13, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Reformation, Weekly Video by

Martin Bucer: A Forgotten Reformer

March 30, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video by

Norman Borlaug: An Agricultural Pioneer

March 27, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in American Other, Weekly Video by

Tryon Palace – North Carolina’s Royal Mansion

March 20, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video by

Watch aerial drone footage of Tryon Palace, in New Bern, North Carolina, and hear the story of the building.

World’s Largest Medieval Reenactment – Battle of Grunwald

March 3, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Middle Ages, Weekly Video by

Knights and footmen, spearmen and archers. Watch as swords are swung, maces are shaken and axes waived in the largest Medieval Reenactment. The Battle of Grunwald was fought in Poland by the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania against Teutonic Order of Crusader Knights.

Happy 150th Birthday Nebraska

March 2, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in American Other, Videos by

Senator Ben Sasse tells several stories from Nebraska’s history to celebrate the state’s 150th birthday.

Why Did the English Win the Battle of Crécy?

February 23, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video by

The Reasons Behind the Augsburg Confession

February 10, 2017 with No Comments and Posted in Weekly Video by

The Augsburg Confession is one of the most widely used statements of the Reformed faith. But when it was first drafted, back in 1530, what were the reasons behind it? Many may be surprised that it was because of statesmanship and politics that the Diet of Augsburg assembled.