Why the Enormous Nimrod Castle Was Built in a Massive Hurry
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 01:04

Because of the thousands of years of human occupation, the Levant is an area rich in ruins and archaeological sites. One of the most fascinating medieval sites in the region is the castle known as Nimrod Castle, a is well preserved 13th century fortress.

Monastery in Meteora, Greece.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 23:55

Meteora means ‘suspended in the air’ in Greek. This site is one of the largest and most important Greek Orthodox monastic complexes. It is located in the north-western edge of the Plain of Thessaly in central Greece.

Ancient German Tomb With Circle Of Female Skeletons Found
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 22:07

In Germany, a spectacular, mysterious tomb has been found. Archaeologists uncovered what they believe to be the ancient German tomb of a 1500-year-old German lord. Six female skeletons arranged in a circle were found in the same unusual ancient German tomb.

The Vinland Map: A Most Non-European Artifact
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 17:56

The Vinland Map carries with it the air of mystery and, some would say, the stench of deception. In the vaults of Yale University, and insured for $25 Million, it is either a colossal fraud or an artifact of unparalleled value.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 02:55

Scientists have recreated the face of a 2000-year-old Egyptian boy, using CT scanning and 3D imagery technologies. The reconstructed face was then compared to the boy’s mummy portrait. In Egypt, at the turn of the first millennium AD

The Badami Chalukyas dynasty came to control vast tracts of land within southern and central India from about 543 AD until 753 AD. Representative image of a more modern era. Source: Public domain
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 00:59

At a glance, history can seem chaotic. We need to delve into the depths of any particular era, and not just focus on particular incidents. History is not just a timeline of earth-shattering battles, but is also a continuous process of cultural assimilation by many groups of people.



View of Rich Hill (Cerro Rico).

Mountains of Silver: Tiny Bolivian village of Potosi was once the largest industrial mining complex in the world

Empires may rise and fall, but the impact they have on their conquered subjects and the future may continue beyond their passing, for better or for worse. The Spanish Empire, which began in the 15 th...