Taken from the project website (Accessed 2016-09-06):
We're a small non-profit organisation dedicated to giving highest-quality history content to the world's history enthusiasts, teachers, and students for free.
Ancient History Encyclopedia is the global leader in ancient history content online, boasting the highest number of monthly visitors of any dedicated website.
Ancient History Encyclopedia is a popular website on ancient history on the internet. Founded by Jan van der Crabben in 2009, the site was launched to the public in August 2009. It provides high-quality articles, videos, interactive maps, and books on ancient history and all contributions are reviewed by experts who wish to share their knowledge. It is run by contributors from all over the world.