Archaeologists discovered a defensive ditch, pottery and weapons in, Kent, which they believe may be the first evidence of Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain in 54 B.C. Learn more about the Roman leader and his conquests at Biography.com.
A favorite among the likes of Kanye West and Natalie Portman, you, too, can own Christian Dior...on your coffee table. The 256-page book, produced with the House of Dior, covers the history of the fashion house starting with Dior himself in 1947.
A leading figure of Italian High Renaissance classicism, Raphael is best known for his "Madonnas," including the Sistine Madonna, and for his large figure compositions in the Palace of the Vatican in Rome.
Lucrezia Borgia was an Italian noblewoman and daughter of Pope Alexander VI. A notorious reputation precedes her, and she is inextricably, and perhaps unfairly, linked to the crimes and debauchery of her family.
St. Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life devoted to Christianity after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him to rebuild the Christian church and live in poverty. He is the patron saint for ecologists.