DID YOU KNOW: The late Middle Ages stand in the gap between the Norman Conquest of England, in 1066, and the modern period, which begins with Renaissance. Read More http://www.historyonweb.com/14/The%20Late%20Middle%20Ages
Shotoku believed that the Japanese emperor should be all powerful, like the ruler of China. He made Buddhism the national religion, but the old Shinto religion continued to be strong, preserving a distinct Japanese identity.
Devoted husband spends his life savings so he can build a scale replica of the Taj Mahal in honour of his dead wife, in his garden. Read the story of Indian Empire… http://www.historyonweb.com/46/New%20Indian%20Empire
Kim Ung-yong understood algebra at age 3, by the time he was 2 could speak 4 languages fluently, started attending university at age 4 and graduated at age 8, and has the highest I.Q. (210) in the world.