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16 January, 2024 - 00:00
Tales of a Two-headed Giant: Are Legends of Patagonia’s Kap Dwa Real?
In the annals of history, tales of giants have permeated diverse cultures, weaving a rich tapestry of myth and legend. From the towering Greek titans to the colossal Norse beings, the Chinese Pangu...
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22 September, 2022 - 01:57
The First Circumnavigation of the World Happened by Accident, Not Design
In 2022 Spain went all out to celebrate the quincentennial of the arrival of the so-called ‘Spice Route Armada’ which reached Spain on September 6th, 1522, after completing the first recorded...
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6 June, 2022 - 22:55
Ancient Origins Features in Box Office Hit Film Uncharted
With mystery, treasure and the hunt for answers as its theme, Ancient Origins was a natural choice for the film makers of $400 million (£323 million) grossing feature film Uncharted to use as the...
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10 August, 2019 - 12:54
500 Years Ago Today Magellan and Elcano Set Sail to Conquer the World
On August 10, 1519, King Charles of Spain watched naval officers Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastián Elcano set sail to the ‘Spice Islands’, now the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. 239 brave men...
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19 April, 2015 - 01:00
Ferdinand Magellan: Defying all Odds in a Voyage around the World
The historical figure Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who remains famous for the first circumnavigation of the earth, proving that the earth is round. However, the voyage was dogged by...
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20 March, 2015 - 02:25
Chief Lapu-Lapu - Warrior and Hero of the Philippines
In the early 16 th century, Spain was becoming a global superpower due to innovations in navigation and seafaring. At the end of the previous century, Christopher Columbus, whose voyage had been...
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