History teaches us to analyze and explain past challenges. It allows us to see patterns that might’ve been invisible in the present otherwise, thus providing a crucial perspective for understanding (and solving!) current and future problems.
However, distant times, full of people that have been long dead might often seem like exactly that — distant. So let’s make everything a little bit more relatable and take a look at a Facebook page called History Memes.
Offering what the name promises, it shows historic figures and the events they’ve been part of through well-known popular culture motifs, reminding us that we can always find common ground with another person, no matter if they’re a peasant from the Middle Ages or an ancient Greek aristocrat.