war

  1. Anomaly

    Napoleon's Defeat at Waterloo

    In 1813, Prussia and Austria joined with Russia in the War of the Sixth Coalition against France. After a lengthy military campaign, Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Leipzig in October 1813. Napoleon's enemies later captured Paris in the Spring of 1814, forcing Napoleon to abdicate the...
  2. Prophetess

    Solar Eclipse Prediction of 585 BC

    On May 28, 585 BC, a solar eclipse occurred, which was accurately predicted by the Greek philosopher and scientist Thales of Miletus. The prediction was recorded in The Histories by Herodotus. This solar event took place during the Battle of Halys while Alyattes, king of Lydia was engaged in war...