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  • History of BoxingHistory of Boxing
    The history of boxing, from ancient Egypt to 17th century England. Learn about the fall of the sport and its revival a millennia later.
  • Ancient Roman NutritionAncient Roman Nutrition
    Ancient Roman nutrition among the upper class was fairly poor. Senaca reported the upper classes made themselves vomit at feasts for room to eat more.
  • Chinese Cuju (Ancient Soccer)Chinese Cuju (Ancient Soccer)
    Cuju, a sport similar to soccer, was popular for over a millennium across several Asian countries before fading away around the 16th century.
  • History of Ball SportsHistory of Ball Sports
    The history of ball sports, from ancient Chinese soccer to keep-away in Rome – learn about the ball games different cultures played throughout history.
  • History of Football (American)History of Football (American)
    The history of football, from ancient Greece to medieval Europe – learn about football games of the past and the development of modern American football.
  • Rx, Prescription Symbol OriginRx, Prescription Symbol Origin
    Rx, or ℞, is the symbol for prescriptions, used both in modern times and centuries past. The three theories as to its origins are detailed here.
  • Medieval European NutritionMedieval European Nutrition
    Medieval European nutrition consisted of a ton of cereals, a lot of veggies, and a modest amount of meat. Due to Catholic beliefs, fish was very popular as well.
  • Greek GymnasiumGreek Gymnasium
    The ancient Greek gymnasium was a bastion of physical education where men could train under the supervision of seasoned athletes.