Detail of ‘The Maid of Orléans’ (1886) by Jan Matejko - Joan of Arc
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 19:14

Joan of Arc was a young peasant woman who lived during the last phase of the Hundred Years’ War.

The Phantom Time Hypothesis questions the motives and outcomes of Pope Gregory XIII's commission to reform the Julian calendar in 1582                Source: Scipio Turaminus / Public domain
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 18:35

Most researchers and scholars alike praise the importance of studying history. “The Phantom Time Hypothesis” contradicts the reliability of written history and asks key questions. 

The Pope’s seal found in Shropshire, England, (British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme) belonged to Pope Innocent IV. (Public Domain)
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 14:02

A metal detectorist has unearthed the 1.5 millionth archaeological artifact to be found by the public in Britain under a government-backed scheme. This item is one of great historic interest. It is a pope’s seal that belonged to a powerful medieval religious leader who played an important role in the history of Italy.

Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia      Source: Enrico Rovelli / Adobe Stock
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 01:55

The Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia is a religious complex from the time of the Roman Republic. This ancient sanctuary is situated in Praeneste (known today as Palestrina), not far from Rome. 

The discovery that a collection of shells were threaded onto 120,000-year-old strings, at a cave in Israel is an important discovery which advances our understanding of human evolution. Source: Bar-Yosef Mayer et al/Plos One/PA Wire
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 22:51

A team of archaeologists excavating a cave in Israel have made the incredible discovery of a collection of shells that were once threaded onto strings and worn by humans as beads 120,000 years ago. 

Pythagoras advocating vegetarianism.
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 22:08

Pythagoras is perhaps the most famous figure in the group of ancient Greek philosophers known as the Pre-Socratics. This is largely due to the Pythagorean Theorem, a mathematical theorem that is still widely used today.