Atomic Age – Wiki Point

Period of history (1945–present) The Atomic Age, also known as the Atomic Era, is the period of history following the detonation of the first nuclear weapon, The Gadget at the Trinity test in New Mexico, on July 16, 1945, during World War II. Although nuclear chain reactions had been hypothesized in 1933 and the first… read more »

Assyria – Wiki Point

Major Mesopotamian civilization “Assyrian Empire” redirects here. For the most powerful stage of the ancient Assyrian state, see Neo-Assyrian Empire. Assyria (Neo-Assyrian cuneiform: , romanized: māt Aššur; Classical Syriac: ܐܬܘܪ, romanized: ʾāthor) was a major ancient Mesopotamian civilization which existed as a city-state from the 21st century BC to the 14th century BC and then as… read more »

History of Asia – Wiki Point

Overview of human history on the continent This article needs attention from an expert in China, India or Asia. The specific problem is: out of date, misleading, or incomplete coverage. WikiProject China, WikiProject India or WikiProject Asia may be able to help recruit an expert. (May 2022) Detail of Chinese silk from the 4th century BCE. The… read more »

Ascension Island – Wiki Point

British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean This article is about the island in the South Atlantic Ocean. For the Canadian islands, see Ascension Islands. Coordinates: 7°56′S 14°22′W / 7.933°S 14.367°W / -7.933; -14.367 Place in United Kingdom Ascension Island is an isolated volcanic island, 7°56′ south of the Equator in the South Atlantic… read more »

History of Aruba – Wiki Point

Record of the Caribbean island Aruba’s to start with inhabitants have been the Caquetio Indians from the Arawak tribe,[citation needed] who migrated there from Venezuela to escape attacks by the Caribs. Fragments of the earliest regarded Indian settlements day again to about 1000. Due to Aruba’s mostly distant location from other Caribbean islands and potent… read more »

Art history – Wiki Point

Academic study of objects of art in their historical development Art history is the study of aesthetic objects and visual expression in historical and stylistic context.[1] Traditionally, the discipline of art history emphasized painting, drawing, sculpture, architecture, ceramics and decorative arts, yet today, art history examines broader aspects of visual culture, including the various visual… read more »

History of Armenia – Wiki Point

Aspect of history The history of Armenia covers the topics related to the history of the Republic of Armenia, as well as the Armenian people, the Armenian language, and the regions historically and geographically considered Armenian. Armenia is located in the highlands surrounding the Biblical mountains of Ararat. The original Armenian name for the country… read more »

History of Argentina – Wiki Point

Aspect of history The history of Argentina can be divided into four main parts: the pre-Columbian time or early history (up to the sixteenth century), the colonial period (1530–1810), the period of nation-building (1810–1880), and the history of modern Argentina (from around 1880). Prehistory in the present territory of Argentina began with the first human… read more »

History of architecture – Wiki Point

Field of history focused on architecture This article describes the history of building types and styles—what things were built. See History of construction for the history of construction tools and techniques—how things were built. The history of architecture traces the changes in architecture through various traditions, regions, overarching stylistic trends, and dates. The beginnings of… read more »

Archaeology – Wiki Point

Study of the past via material culture Archaeology or archeology[a] is the scientific study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture. The archaeological record consists of artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts, sites, and cultural landscapes. Archaeology can be considered both a social science and a branch of the humanities.[1][2] In Europe… read more »