Athenian Agora, Where Some of the World’s Greatest Philosophers Gathered
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 00:58

Ancient Greece, and Athens in particular, played a crucial role in the development as well as the history of Western Civilization. The center of Athenian life was the Agora, an open space at the heart of the city that served as a meeting ground for various activities. 

Andy Hook from Blackfriars Restaurant in Newcastle has joined forces with Giles Gaspar from Durham University’s Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, along with a group of scholars and chefs, to create a series of courses aiming to teach students about medieval food. Source: Eat Medieval
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 16:58

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. This old adage has now been taken to a whole new level in the northeast of England.

Part of the Egyptian Book of Breathing, a hieratic papyrus probably from Thebes, Egypt written during the Ptolemaic dynasty.
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 15:59

Recently, an American professor has for the first time analyzed the First Book of Breathing, a famous ancient Egyptian book that reveals incredible insights into the afterlife. 

Etruscans Transported Bees by Boat to Reach the Best Flowers!
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 14:01

The discovery of an ancient Etruscan honey harvesting workshop at Focello in Italy, and the analysis of charred remains unearthed at the site, has let archaeologists to propose a remarkable hypothesis. 

Monkeys Genetically Engineered with Human Brains!
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 22:02

A human gene injected into monkey brains not only made them larger, but it increased neuron function, making the animals more human.

The casts of two men, believed to be a master and his young slave, have been unearthed in the excavation of a villa outside Pompeii. Source: Parco Archeologico di Pompei
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 17:42

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a master and his slave from Pompeii, victims of the cataclysmic volcanic eruption that destroyed the city. They were found in the heart of the ruins of Pompeii and they are offering new insights into life in the Roman Empire in the 1st century AD.