A BRIEF HISTORY OF ALGERIA

By Tim Lambert Early Algeria In 150 BC Berber kingdoms existed in what is now Algeria. However, in 24 BC they were annexed by the Romans. The Romans built roads, cities, and aqueducts. Under the Romans Algeria became Christian. The famous theologian Augustine (354-430) lived in Hippo (present-day Annaba). As the Roman Empire in the… Continue reading A BRIEF HISTORY OF ALGERIA

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ANTARCTICA

By Tim Lambert The Early Explorers of Antarctica Although it is now a frozen wilderness Antarctica was once much further north and it had a tropical or semi-tropical climate. Forests grew there and life flourished. The Ancient Greeks realized there might be a great continent in the southern hemisphere. Aristotle argued that since the world… Continue reading A BRIEF HISTORY OF ANTARCTICA

A Brief History of Argentina

By Tim Lambert Before Europeans came to Argentina it was thinly populated. In the Northwest, people grew crops such as potatoes and squash. They sometimes lived in walled towns and they used metal and made pottery. However, most of the indigenous people lived by hunting animals and gathering plants. They continued their hunter-gatherer lifestyle until… Continue reading A Brief History of Argentina