Suryansh Goyal

Suryansh Goyal

An engineering graduate, currently pursuing MBA. Loves to read novels, specially classics. Likes to think random ideas in free time. A history lover, wants to learn as much about civilizations, religions, cultures as he can. Dreams of becoming a writer someday.
  • Oct- 2015 -
    26 October

    Five Ancient Epics that Teach us Important Virtues of Life

        EPIC OF GILGAMESH It is an ancient epic from Mesopotamia. Dating from 2100 BC, it is regarded as first great work of literature. It follows the story of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. The first half of story discusses Gilgamesh and Enkidu, a wild man created by Gods to stop Gilgamesh from oppressing his subjects. After an initial fight…

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  • 21 October

    4 Famous Quotes Attributed To Famous Personalities

    VENI, VIDI, VICI It is translated as “I came, I saw, I conquered”. It is a Latin phrase, popularly attributed to Julius Caesar. He is supposed to have used it in a letter to Roman Senate around 46 BC after he had defeated Pharnaces II of Pontus at the Battle of Zela. According to historians like Plutarch and Suetonius, Caesar…

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  • 13 October

    Five Famous Queens

      Razia succeeded her father Iltutmish to the sultanate of Delhi in 1236. She was appointed the heir – apparent to the throne by his father, but the Muslim nobility appointed her brother as the sultan after Iltutmish`s death. Razia became the sultan of Delhi after her brother was assassinated after six months. She was trained to lead armies and…

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  • Sep- 2015 -
    20 September

    Five Words/Phrases English Language Borrowed From Greek Mythology

    PANDORA`S BOX The phrase refers to a process that once it begins, generates many complicated problems. Today the phrase “to open Pandora’s box” means to perform an action that may seem small or innocent, but that turns out to have severely detrimental and far-reaching consequences. In Greek Mythology, it refers to an artifact, a jar that was given to Pandora…

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  • 14 September

    7 Ancient Cities of Delhi You Must Know About

    Delhi, the capital of India, the nation`s heart has remained a historically important city.  It has been the most important city in the country for the greatest part of its history. Legend holds that this was the place where the ancient city of Pandavas, Indraprastha, was established. The area has shown signs of inhabitation from the Maurya period. However, the…

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  • 8 September

    4 Ancient River Valley Civilizations

    In the ancient times, long before the dawn of the civilizations, human beings roamed the land as hunters and nomads, before settling down to agriculture and other activities and setting up proper civilizations. The ideal location for such civilizations were always river sides ,due the abundant availability of water as well as arable land. Four such civilizations were set up…

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