The Enclosed City of Lahore

The Walled City of Lahore maybe have been founded in 2,000 BCE, however it is unknown for certain. But as late as 1864, the Lahori Mandi area had been known among the old folk of the Walled City as the mud fort. Along Lahori Bazaar, a short distance from Chowk Chakla, the street opens slightly,…

Spartan Culture

Sparta was an ancient Greek state located in the present day region of Laconia. The population of Sparta consisted of three main groups: The Spartans, who were citizens, the Helots who were slaves and the Perioeci, who were neither slaves nor citizens. All healthy male Spartan citizens participated in the compulsory state-sponsored education system, called…

Himalayas

The most characteristic features of the Himalayas are their soaring heights, steep-sided jagged peaks, valley and alpine glaciers often of stupendous size, topography (the arrangement of both natural and artificial elements) deeply cut by erosion, seemingly unfathomable river gorges and complex geologic structure, Viewed from the south, the Himalayas appear as a gigantic crescent with…