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  1. How Were They Made? Unlocking the 500-Year-Old Secret to Gothic Miniature Boxwood Carvings

    ... not anymore.  An Introduction to the Magnificent Gothic Boxwood Carvings If you’re into religious art and its evolution ... Suda co-leaded a five-year study of the secrets behind the Gothic boxwood carvings. It was an international collaboration between ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 10/03/2017 - 18:55

  2. The Incredible Discovery of the Golden Pietroasele Treasure

    ... County, Romania. The gold artifacts have been dated to the Gothic period, specifically between the late 4 th century AD and the middle ... is that its objects allow us to gain some understanding of Gothic society during that period of time. As an example, the Ring of ...

    dhwty - 18/09/2016 - 21:53

  3. Three Burnt Skeletons: Gruesome Evidence of Gothic Fires that Razed a 3rd Century Bulgarian City

    ... collapsing buildings, and shouts of pain rang out amongst Gothic war cries in Philippopolis. The two people looked at each other and knew ... collapsing buildings, and shouts of pain rang out amongst Gothic war cries in Philippopolis. The two people looked at each other and knew ...

    Alicia McDermott - 15/05/2018 - 22:59

  4. Amalasuntha: The Comely and Quick-Witted Queen of the Ostrogoths Whose Life Ended in Tragedy

    Amalasuntha was a regent of the Ostrogoths who lived during the Late Antique period, i.e. the 6th century AD. This was the period after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, when Italy was under the rule of the Ostrogoths. She was a strong and powerful woman who had her wits about her and made sure she got what she wanted, for as long as possible. However, the roles women were expected to hold in her time brought about betrayal and her demise.

    dhwty - 15/01/2017 - 03:51

  5. Notre-Dame Basilica: A Big Church with a Remarkable 7000 Pipe Organ

    ... the city. Notre-Dame Basilica was built in the Neo-Gothic architectural style The large church was built on a square facing a ... landmark. It was built in the 19 th century in the neo-Gothic style, which sought to reproduce the architecture of medieval Europe. ...

    Ed Whelan - 28/09/2018 - 01:50

  6. Would You Visit Five Centuries of Bones? The Scary Spanish Ossuary of Wamba

    What could be more frightening than a chamber full of bones? Perhaps only the awareness of being surrounded by the remains of 3000 people who died between the 13th and 18th century, while having a possible Visigoth cemetery under your feet. This creepy experience is available for the brave in Wamba, Spain.

    Natalia Klimczak - 19/02/2017 - 14:09

  7. Epic Battle between Goths and Greeks Revealed in Long Lost Ancient Text

    A dramatic passage detailing a Gothic invasion of the Roman Empire in an ancient text that had been lost to ... ancient historian Dexippus’ third-century account of the Gothic invasion was copied in an 11 th century manuscript that was in the ...

    Mark Miller - 20/03/2016 - 00:06

  8. The End of the Huns: The Death of Attila and the Fall of the Hunnic Empire

    ... been warned by his men not to attack Rome, as Alaric I, the Gothic ruler who had sacked the city in 410 AD, had died shortly after this accomplishment. According to superstition, the Gothic ruler’s death was due to his attack on this great city. It is also ...

    dhwty - 17/03/2017 - 17:53

  9. King Alaric: His Famous Sacking of Rome, Secretive Burial, and Lost Treasure

    ... that Alaric would control Rome. In Claudian’s poem, The Gothic War , these words are placed in Alaric’s mouth: “The gods, ... to the historian Zosimus, was strengthened when 30,000 Gothic soldiers who were serving in the Roman army defected to the Visigoths. ...

    dhwty - 26/09/2018 - 02:21

  10. Race is on to save Ancient Town from Housing Development in Madrid

    The government of Madrid in Spain is planning to build a massive housing community over the archaeologically significant Visigothic necropolis of Vicálvaro which is the burial ground for 1,500 bodies dating back to between the 5th and 8th centuries AD. Now the hunt is on to find the lost city that produced the bodies and which must be in a nearby area.

    aprilholloway - 30/06/2013 - 02:23

  11. The Exceptional Story of the Kovel Spearhead, Who Made it and Where is it Today?

    ... the spear’s trajectory. The spearhead is identified as Gothic because of the nominative – s, while if it were of Norse origin it ... Mark David ) Cultural Significance of the Unique Gothic Relic Some historians believe that the crescent shape on one side of ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 31/01/2017 - 20:03

  12. Does the Ancient Symbolism of the Los Angeles Public Library Hide a Luciferian Undertone?

    ... of Chicago is a great example of modern Collegiate Gothic architecture. At 200.7 feet (61 meters) high, the patron John D. ... and succeeded. Rockefeller Chapel is a Gothic Revival  chapel in the campus of the University of ...

    ashley cowie - 01/08/2018 - 17:25

  13. Did Antonina Use Witchcraft to Enslave the Mighty Byzantine General Belisarius?

    ... heel was none other than his wife, Antonina. The Gothic War, covering the period from the first Byzantine attacks in 535 AD ...

    MartiniF - 16/05/2018 - 21:10

  14. The Cursed Tomb of the Polish King Casimir IV Jagiellon

    ... Tomb of Casimir IV in the Wawel Cathedral, late Gothic masterpiece by Veit Stoss. ( Public Domain ) At the same ... image: Tomb of Casimir IV in the Wawel Cathedral, late Gothic masterpiece by Veit Stoss. ( Public Domain ) King Casimir IV ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 15/04/2016 - 14:52

  15. Rock of Cashel: From 2,000-Year-Old Royal Stronghold to Symbol of Christian Power

    ... the chapel on the Rock of Cashel ( CC by SA 3.0) Gothic Cathedral Remains as Lasting Legacy Another cathedral was built during the 13 th century, and it is this Gothic structure that still stands on the site. The cathedral was spared from ...

    dhwty - 09/07/2018 - 14:01

  16. Mysterious GodSelf Icon Found Worldwide: Lost Symbol of an Ancient Global Religion?

    ... embedding the lost secrets of this universal religion into Gothic cathedrals. Gargoyles have nothing to do with Christianity. I realized that the standard blueprints of Gothic cathedrals, which called for a large central door flanked by two smaller ...

    Richard Cassaro - 23/07/2016 - 14:47

  17. The Shroud of Oviedo: A Legendary Cloth Connected to the Death of Jesus

    ... in the 14th century and then replaced with the present day Gothic Cathedral of Oviedo. The Cloth of Jesus Christ The Sudarium of ...

    ancient-origins - 02/04/2016 - 14:55

  18. Malbork Castle: Searching for Treasure and Legends in the Shadows of the Teutonic Order

    ... to Prussia. Nowadays, it is one of the biggest medieval Gothic brick castles in the world, but this grand construction still holds many ... from the Holy Land? Although the castle was built in Gothic medieval style, there may be different origins for one of its walls. ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 22/08/2016 - 03:49

  19. Like Something Out of The Walking Dead: Medieval Warrior Found with Knife Hand Prosthesis

    ... from 568 to 774. Following the devastation of the long Gothic War (535-554) between the Byzantine Empire and the Ostrogothic Kingdom, ...

    aprilholloway - 13/04/2018 - 18:57

  20. The Story Behind a Frightening Chapel of Bones in Portugal

    ... of Bones.) This peculiar chapel was built in the Gothic style   throughout the fifteenth and sixteenth ...

    Marilo - 14/11/2015 - 04:27

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