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  1. The Napoleonic Discovery of Mass Graves in Austria

    ... A team of battlefield archaeologists near Deutsch-Wagram in Austria, working from a “makeshift detective's office inside a shipping ... A team of battlefield archaeologists near Deutsch-Wagram in Austria, working from a “makeshift detective's office inside a shipping ...

    ashley cowie - 12/06/2018 - 19:00

  2. 28,000-Year-Old Mammoth Kill Site Discovered in Austria

    Archaeologists in Austria have announced the discovery of what they have described as a “Stone ... be killed and butchered. Archaeologists in Austria have announced the discovery of what they have described as a “Stone ... near Drasenhofen, a town in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Researchers were called to the scene to examine “massive mammoth ...

    ashley cowie - 12/09/2018 - 13:59

  3. When Your Ancestral Forefather Is a Mummy: 19 Descendants of 5,300-Year-Old Ötzi the Iceman Identified In Austria

    ... around 5,300 years ago? Such is the case for 19 males in Austria, Those who are lucky enough to have well-kept family ... around 5,300 years ago? Such is the case for 19 males in Austria , who are known through DNA testing to be descendants of the famous ...

    aprilholloway - 04/07/2017 - 22:56

  4. 5,300-Year-Old Ötzi the Iceman Has 19 Living Relatives In Austria

    ... the Iceman’ and found 19 living male descendants in Austria. Ötzi the iceman, who was discovered by some German tourists in the ... the Ötztal valley from Fließm -- a municipality in western Austria founded in the sixth century. The researchers were able to ...

    aprilholloway - 16/10/2013 - 07:12

  5. Prosthesis found on Ancient Skeleton of Man whose Foot was likely Cut Off in Battle

    ... the man’s skeleton, exhumed from a cemetery in Hemmaberg, Austria, suggests he rode horses, leading them to conclude he was a cavalryman ...

    Mark Miller - 16/12/2015 - 21:53

  6. The Enigmatic Erdstall Tunnels of Europe: Purpose - Unknown

    ... mainly in the south-eastern German state of Bavaria and Austria. Erdstalls are thought to have been created during the Middle Ages, ... mainly in the south-eastern German state of Bavaria and Austria. Erdstalls are thought to have been created during the Middle Ages, ...

    dhwty - 08/06/2017 - 19:04

  7. Bronze Age Mining in Europe Dates Back Earlier than Previously Thought

    ... The mountainous region of Bartholomäberg in Austria is giving up its Bronze Age secrets to researchers. ( CC BY-SA 2.5 ... Krause.   A Bronze Age sword from Upper Austria, found in a river. ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ) For archaeological ...

    ancient-origins - 14/11/2015 - 14:51

  8. Santa’s Horned Helper: The Fearsome Legend of Krampus, Christmas Punisher

    ... A greeting card depicting Saint Nikolaus and Krampus in Austria. ( Public Domain ) According to National Geographic, ... The myth of Krampus can be found in the Alpine regions, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia, and the Czech Republic, and the legend has ...

    lizleafloor - 03/12/2015 - 21:49

  9. New Discoveries Show Child Labor is an Ancient Curse

    ... salt mining from the Hallstatt culture. Museum Hallstatt, Austria. ( CC BY 2.5 ) The in-depth study of children in history was ... excavating the ancient salt mines of Hallstatt, Austria, discovered a child-sized leather cap dated to 1000–1300 BC, along ...

    ashley cowie - 21/09/2018 - 14:02

  10. Researchers Discover Gladiator Fans Had Souvenirs, Fast Food, and Fresh-Baked Treats at Their Fingertips

    A team of archaeologists from Austria claim that they have uncovered the remnants of bakeries, fast-food ... of the ancient Roman city of Carnuntum in modern-day Austria. The team also created impressive digital reconstructions of what the ... at its heyday. A team of archaeologists from Austria claim that they have uncovered the remnants of bakeries, fast-food ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 05/04/2017 - 13:53

  11. Christkind: How Does this Christmas Gift-Bringer Differ from Santa Claus?

    ... gift-giver is popular in such European countries as Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Liechtenstein, Hungary, Slovakia, and Switzerland. ... and his presence is seen as a sort of ‘invasion’. In Austria, for example, some have decided to fight back against Santa Claus (It ...

    dhwty - 25/09/2017 - 02:00

  12. Conrad Haas’ Flying Javelin: Yes, It Is 16th Century Rocket Science

    ... Dornbach, a village in Hernals, a modern district in Vienna, Austria. Haas is recorded to have served as a military engineer and arsenal ...

    dhwty - 04/12/2017 - 22:55

  13. Maria Theresa of Spain: Betrayal, Incest, and Black Baby Rumors

    ... as well. Balthasar was betrothed to his cousin, Mariana of Austria. As Philip had lost his wife and Mariana her betrothed, the two (who ... a close relationship with her mother-in-law, Anne of Austria, who was also Maria Theresa’s paternal aunt. Both of them being pious ...

    dhwty - 05/12/2018 - 01:51

  14. Krampus, Son of Hel: The Ancient Origins of the Christmas Devil

    ... Krampus tradition is popular in countries such as Germany, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, and the Czech Republic. The name derives from the ... by the conservative/nationalist parties of Germany and Austria in the 1930s. The Rise of the Christmas Devil Today, ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 27/02/2017 - 22:35

  15. Syphilis widespread in Central Europe even before Columbus voyage to America

    ... from excavations at the cathedral square of St. Pölten, Austria "The discovery clearly refutes the previous theory," say study leaders ... Urban Archaeology Department of the state capital of Lower Austria. Additional studies of the living conditions and diseases evident from ...

    aprilholloway - 23/11/2015 - 03:47

  16. Making the Dead Speak: Scientists Plan to Recreate the Voice of Otzi the Iceman

    ... 5,300-Year-Old Ötzi the Iceman Has 19 Living Relatives In Austria Scientists discover new tattoos on 5,300-year-old Otzi the ... by some German tourists in a glacier in Oetz Valley, Austria, in 1991, he has been the source of numerous tests. Since then, ...

    Alicia McDermott - 24/02/2016 - 14:54

  17. The Cost of War: Democracy Comes at a Price – Part 1

    ... of Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, on 28 June 1914. The ... of Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, on 28 June 1914. The ...

    Cam Rea - 02/05/2018 - 15:51

  18. Divine, Forbidden and Dangerous? Magic Apples in Ancient Mythology

    ... Fresco of ‘First Sin’, Cathedral of Gurk, Austria. Circa 1264. ( Public Domain ) This makes us forget that ...

    MartiniF - 10/02/2017 - 15:55

  19. The Hidden Story of Poland: What Happened to the Forgotten Kingdom of Lechia?

    ... territory of Poland was split between Germany, Russia, and Austria. While the Austrians didn't try to influence the history of their new ... showing Catherine the Great of Russia (left), Joseph II of Austria and Frederick the Great of Prussia (right) quarrelling over their ...

    ancient-origins - 14/09/2016 - 14:49

  20. The Story of Silent Night

    ... agree. Silent Night Memorial Chapel, Oberndorf, Austria. Wikipedia The fact that the St. Nicholas Church in Oberndorf has ...

    ancient-origins - 24/12/2015 - 21:48

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