Cristian Violatti is an ancient history enthusiast and self-taught scholar, with a focus on Eastern philosophy and history. After obtaining a university degree in HR, he has dedicated most of his time reinforcing his knowledge on history. Cristian's historical interests include Philosophy, Buddhism, Mythology and Science in antiquity. Cristian is well travelled, having lived in numerous countries all over the world and he now resides in Dublin, Ireland. He has personally visited some ancient cities in South Asia including Lumbini and Kaplilavastu in Nepal, fuelling his passion on Buddhism and exploring new cultures and diversity. In his pursuit of knowledge of the ancient world, Cristian can mostly be found reading and writing, and hopes his AHE contributions are as enjoyable and interesting to you as they are to him.