During the Middle Ages Asia had become home to some of the most advanced civilizations on Earth. These civilizations flourished while much of Western Europe was swallowed up in chaos, war, and poverty. As Europe declined, Asia excelled.
Lack of something to feel important about is almost the greatest tragedy a man may have.
Arthur E. Morgan
The ancient Etruscans painted women white and men red in the wall paintings they used to decorate tombs.