Medieval soldier at war. Credit: Andrey Kiselev / Adobe Stock
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 23:23

The early medieval world of our ancestors was built upon struggles and decisive battles. The emerging nations united the broken tribes, expanded their borders, conquered their enemies, and often enough - fended off invaders.

Ancient Egyptian Goddess. Credit: tk0920 / Adobe Stock
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 18:50

Ancient, magical spells of subjugation, love, and sex sounds like the opening lines to an adult fairy tale, but these steamy evildoings are also found on an 1,800-year-old ancient Egyptian “erotic binding spell.” 

Beyond the Pyramid Ramp: Unravelling Egypt’s Most Elusive Enigma
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 13:47

The mystery of how the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt were built continues to elude scholars, even in the 21st century. As famed Egyptologist Flinders Petrie records in his The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh (1883)

Ostrog Monastery in the rocks, Montenegro              Source: flu4022 / Adobe Stock
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 02:02

The small republic of Montenegro has a rich and fascinating history with many astounding historic sites that date back to the Classical period. 

Ancient Site of Gobekli Tepe in SanliUrfa, Turkey, The Oldest Temple of the World. (Haluk/ Adobe Stock)
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 00:46

Before the invention of pottery, before the birth of agriculture, before the advent of what is now called civilization, there was Göbekli Tepe...

Eleanor, Countess of Desmond: Ireland’s ‘Forgotten’ Heroine
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 23:01

So the English poet, Edmund Spenser, in 1583 described the province of Munster in the south of Ireland. While the dreadful spectacle of famine, death and decay may have appalled his eyes, Spenser, together with his friends...