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  1. Artemis, the Chaste Huntress: You Really Didn’t Want to Mess With This Greek Goddess

    ... Domain ) Artemis’ Symbols in Her Appearance in Art Classical literature provides only a few brief descriptions of ... Most Magnificent Monuments of Antiquity In ancient art, Artemis is most often depicted as a young, tall, attractive, huntress ...

    Alicia McDermott - 16/11/2018 - 18:52

  2. The Hell of Tartarus, Ancient Greek Prison of the Damned

    In Greek mythology, Tartarus is the name both of a deity and of a place. The deity by the name of Tartarus is a primordial being that existed before the Olympian gods, and their predecessors, the Titans. This primordial being is not very well known, as it features rarely in Greek myths.

    dhwty - 13/03/2016 - 20:53

  3. Echoes of Eternal Egyptian Art: Effulgence and Beyond at Amarna—Part II

    ... king can be had from his determined deviation from forms of art that had governed the land from time immemorial. Egypt ... king can be had from his determined deviation from forms of art that had governed the land from time immemorial. The resultant innovations ...

    anand balaji - 16/03/2018 - 12:58

  4. Britomartis: The Original Virgin Huntress

    ... According to archaeological finds, her depiction in Minoan art and on their coins was much fiercer than her name dictates: she was still ...

    Riley Winters - 03/08/2015 - 21:41

  5. Magic into Myth: Avalon, Mystical Isle of Medieval Arthurian Literature

    ... artist’s interpretation of Avalon. (Iribel/ Deviant Art ) Avalon is Discussed More than Visited Avalon has long been a ... learned ancient magic on Avalon. (Manzanedo/ Deviant Art ) Within medieval literature, Avalon appears to be discussed ...

    Riley Winters - 17/02/2018 - 19:20

  6. Flat Wrong: The Misunderstood History of Flat Earth Theories

    By Chris Fleming /The Conversation

    ancient-origins - 03/01/2019 - 02:03

  7. How Byzantine Art and Architecture Captivated the Known World

    The rich, beautiful art and opulent architecture of the Byzantine Empire glorified Jesus, the saints, the Blessed Virgin Mary and the emperors. Byzantine art motifs, the mosaics, paintings, and statuary had religious themes that ... wonders of heaven on Earth. The rich, beautiful art and opulent architecture of the Byzantine Empire glorified Jesus, the ...

    Mark Miller - 23/11/2018 - 13:56

  8. Who Pulled the Sword from the Stone? The Truth of the Swords of King Arthur

    This spring a new movie, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, is to hit the big screens. Staring Charlie Hunnam as the fabled warrior, the film title suggests that the central theme is Arthur’s legendary sword.

    Graham Phillips - 08/02/2017 - 13:50

  9. The House of Arsacid Falls to the House of Sasan: It Started with a Wedding – Part I

    Incredibly, the end of the Parthian Empire started with a fake wedding.

    Cam Rea - 10/06/2016 - 15:56

  10. Native American Art: Thousands of Artists But Only a Fraction of Their Masterpieces Have Survived

    ... quill-work, beadwork and architecture. The Native American art types are further divided geographically. To cite two examples, the ... Native American Indian Facts : “Native American Indian Art is as diverse as the hundreds of tribes that inhabit America; each tribe ...

    Mark Miller - 22/09/2018 - 14:07

  11. From Fart Gods to Farting Out One’s Soul: The Historic Ritualization of Farts

    They command attention, bring silence into noisy environments and have been associated with the utterances of gods for thousands of years. In fact, entire rituals have been designed around them. Farts. Would you believe it?

    ashley cowie - 05/03/2018 - 18:57

  12. Will It Work? Greece Is Willing to Loan Archaeological Treasures in Exchange for the Parthenon Marbles

    ... in Athens, while their bodies are in London. Preservation of art? Probably not the best words to describe this act. Top Image: The ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 16/03/2017 - 00:53

  13. Sparta: An Ancient City of Fierce and Courageous Citizen Soldiers

    ... is famous for being a city almost entirely dedicated to the art of war. Non-war and non-politics related tasks were left to slaves so that ...

    Caleb Strom - 12/11/2016 - 21:50

  14. Archaeologists May Have Discovered the Birthplace of King Arthur: Legends Come to Life?

    The recent discovery of 1500-year-old ruins at Tintagel in south-west England has made headlines around the world. What appear to the be the walls of a Dark Age palace have been found in the exact place, and dating from the very time, King Arthur is said to have been born.

    Graham Phillips - 11/08/2016 - 21:54

  15. The Grand and Sacred Temple of Artemis, A Wonder of the Ancient World

    The Temple of Artemis is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Three to four times as large as the Parthenon in Athens, it was once described as the largest temple and building of antiquity and served as a place of worship to the Greek Goddess Artemis. Home to both Greeks and Romans, the grand temple was destroyed and rebuilt many times over the course of its long history. The Antipater of Sidon, who compiled and visited all the seven wonders, said the temple was more marvelous than any of the other six wonders:

    Bryan Hill - 29/08/2018 - 02:50

  16. The Origins of the Top 5 Most Ancient Martial Arts that are Still Practiced Today

    ... Macedonian phalanx. Pankration: A Deadly Martial Art Form from Ancient Greece Theagenes of Thasos: From Legendary ... Studies in the Terminology of Greek Combat Sport, the art of Pankration combined boxing and wrestling, permitted kicking and holds, ...

    ashley cowie - 25/11/2018 - 18:34

  17. The Liverpool Mounds in Illinois: Part 2 - Rediscovering Hopewell Ritual and Meaning

    In part 1 of this article, the features of the Liverpool Mound group in Fulton County Illinois were described. This second half focuses on the possible meanings of the mounds and their contents and should be cross-referenced with the data from Part 1.

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    jason and sarah - 23/06/2018 - 01:44

  18. The Ancestral Myth of the Hollow Earth and Underground Civilizations

    ... of advanced beings teach some of humanity about science, art, religion, and philosophy. According to ancient Tibetan myths, ...

    ancient-origins - 06/10/2015 - 14:56

  19. The legendary Spartacus: Gladiator and leader of slaves against the Romans – The Final Stand (Part 2)

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    Riley Winters - 16/11/2014 - 22:21

  20. Art of an Empire: The Imagination, Creativity and Craftsmanship of the Aztecs

    ... CE. With military conquest and trade expansion the art of the Aztecs also spread, helping the Aztecs achieve a cultural and ... CE. With military conquest and trade expansion the art of the Aztecs also spread, helping the Aztecs achieve a cultural and ... Common threads run through the history of Mesoamerican art. The Olmec, Maya, Toltec, and Zapotec civilizations, amongst others, ...

    ancient-origins - 07/11/2016 - 01:02