Category Archives: History

Christmas Eve games!

So after enjoying a wonderful Christmas dinner, what can you do to keep the family gathered and the children awake? We gathered the best and most fun games to keep you waiting for Santa Claus! Charades This time-honoured classic has … Continue reading

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السلطانة ناهد دوران

السلطانة ناهد دوران كانت إبنة رجل ألباني مسلم و مثقف غني .  و إسمها الحقيقي ماهدوران و معناه الألباني وردة الربيع وتقول جميع المصادر التاريخية عنها أنها كانت جميلة الجميلات  و أجمل بكثير من هيام حتى أن السلطان سليمان الذي … Continue reading

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Top 5 Christmas movies

We gathered for you the top 5 Christmas movies so you can snuggle on the couch and stay warm while enjoying the most ‘christmassy” movies of all time! 5- The Holiday The person in your family who needs a romantic … Continue reading

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The Enchantress of Numbers

Who was Ada Lovelace? The woman most often known as ‘Ada Lovelace’ was born Ada Gordon in 1815, sole child of the brief and tempestuous marriage of the erratic poet George Gordon, Lord Byron, and his mathematics-loving wife Annabella Milbanke. … Continue reading

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The origins of Christmas

How did it all start?! The origins of the holiday and its December date lie in the ancient Greco-Roman world, as commemorations probably began sometime in the 2nd century. There are at least three possible origins for the December date. … Continue reading

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Who is Saint Nicholas?

The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century in the village of Patara. At the time the area was Greek and is now on the southern coast of Turkey. His wealthy parents, … Continue reading

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Saint-Berbara story

We celebrate today the anniversary of Saint Berbara. Who was she? Why do we put on our costumes on her anniversary? All the info with History professor Imad Mourad on our blog Barbara was born, raised and died in the … Continue reading

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