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  1. Ferdinand Magellan: Defying all Odds in a Voyage around the World

    ... westwards. Although Columbus eventually ‘discovered’ the New World – in actual fact, other foreigners had been there before him – he ... landed in Spain on September 6, 1522. Nevertheless, history would remember Magellan’s voyage as the first successful ...

    dhwty - 19/04/2015 - 01:00

  2. Are Ancient Inscriptions Found at Tintagel Evidence of King Arthur’s Presence?

    ... Eilean Donan Castle: Idyllic Scottish Setting Carries a Dark History Excavation in August 2017. ( Public Domain ) The ... and that this period was ‘Cornwall’s First Golden Age’ according to the News network Archaeology blog. It is this evidence ...

    Ed Whelan - 20/06/2018 - 18:55

  3. Adrift at Sea: The Long-Awaited Recovery of the Oldest Message in a Bottle

    ... Berlin, J., 2012. Oldest Message in Bottle: Behind History's Famous Floating Notes. [Online] Available at: ... Daley, J., 2016. Oldest Message in a Bottle Ever ...

    dhwty - 12/12/2017 - 13:49

  4. New Analysis Proves Most If Not All Bronze Age Iron Came From Space

    A new French study suggests that all iron tools from the Bronze Age, including King Tutankhamun's dagger, have extraterrestrial roots. When an ... material used to create one of the most epic weapons in history. A new French study suggests that all iron tools from the ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 06/12/2017 - 13:39

  5. Mountainside Gallery Where All Civilizations Added Their Own Art from Bronze Age to Medieval Times

    ... on Kara-Turug. Image: Marina Kilunovskaya Each new incoming group on this crossroads of ancient civilizations enriched the ... Archaeology of Central Asia and Caucasus, Institute of the History of Material Culture, in St. Petersburg. Her insights are riveting ...

    ancient-origins - 19/10/2017 - 01:53

  6. Rebirth and Rejuvenation: How Have Ancient New Year’s Traditions Influenced Festivities Today?

    January 1st, New Year’s Day, is often ushered in with fireworks and festivities beginning ... the world, not every culture has celebrated the start of a new year in this way, or necessarily on January 1st. There are many ways to ... call the holiday Hogmanay and it provides evidence to their history of Viking invasions, superstition, and ancient pagan rituals. The ...

    aprilholloway - 31/12/2017 - 22:54

  7. Papua New Guinea Witchcraft: Ancient Spirits and Deadly Modern Witch Hunts Live On

    Papua New Guinea is one of the few places in the world where literal witch hunts still take place on a regular basis. Papua New Guinea is one of the few places in the world where literal witch hunts ... of Ancient Symbolic Culture are Revealed in Indonesian Ice Age Art and Jewelry Papua New Guineans in 2005. A typical ...

    Caleb Strom - 15/11/2018 - 22:49

  8. How to Invent a Tolkien-Style Language: Ancient Languages Inspire Modern Movies

    ... wrong. Language invention for works of fiction has a long history, from Thomas More’s Utopia and Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s ... Tolkien went on to unveil his many experiments in inventing new languages that would be aesthetically pleasing, including a sketch of a ...

    ancient-origins - 18/03/2018 - 12:55

  9. Exploring an Ancient and Undeciphered Language: Eteocypriot and the Amathus Bilingual Inscription

    ... in the discipline and studies of linguistics and ancient history, Michael Ventris would be the first to identify the Mycenaean written ... and the mystery surrounding it continues. New Language Spawned in Remote Australian Town and Only 350 People Can Speak It ...

    pkoutoupis - 15/09/2017 - 13:59

  10. Startling new find of a 5500-year-old Megalithic Passage Tomb in Ireland is, “The Most Important Find for Half a Century”

    ... Skulls Discovered in Ireland When Irish Legends and History Combine: The Tomb of the Fairy Queen Maeve Fulachtai Fia: ... Devenish Nutrition By Ed Whelan Startling new find of a 5500-year-old Megalithic Passage Tomb in Ireland is, “The Most ...

    Ed Whelan - 17/07/2018 - 14:03

  11. Agesilaus II, King of Sparta and Commander of Warriors

    ... lover when he was younger), Agesilaus was crowned as the new king of Sparta from the Eurypontid family. Spartan general ... however, was overthrown, and Agesilaus sided with the new ruler, Nectanebo II. Agesilaus and his mercenaries were sent to Mendes to ...

    dhwty - 03/01/2017 - 00:55

  12. Vandals in India Cause Irreversible Damage to World Heritage Vishnu Temple

    ... will persuade the authorities to do more to protect the history and heritage of India. Indra King of the Gods. ( ...

    Ed Whelan - 05/02/2019 - 19:00

  13. Deciphering The Newton Stone’s Mysterious “Unknown Script”

    ... by John Pinkerton in his 1814 book ‘Inquiry into the History of Scotland’, but he personally made no attempt to decipher the ... message, another faction of more eccentric researchers kept new ideas flowing in. For example, Mr. George Moore proposed a ... be the first time a casual observer turned a key in an age old problem. I llustration of the inscriptions on the Newton ...

    ashley cowie - 20/08/2018 - 19:20

  14. How to Save Ancient Origins from Becoming History! Facebook is Filtering Your Newsfeed

    ... your help in stopping Ancient Origins from becoming literal history! Never mind using genetic engineering to bring back the ... is changing its algorithms. Change is often good, but these new alterations to how the news feed works means that if you get your news via ...

    ancient-origins - 19/01/2018 - 15:22

  15. New study shows Viking women accompanied men on voyages to colonize far-flung lands

    ... women and children stayed home, tending to village life. But new genetic research has shown that Vikings took their families with them on ... with the University of Oslo’s Museum of Cultural History, told LiveScience, " It looks like women were a more significant ...

    Mark Miller - 09/12/2014 - 22:08

  16. Secret Societies and Hidden Knowledge: The Explosive Star that Inspired the Modern World

    ... that in 2022 something truly spectacular is to occur: a new star will appear in the heavens. It will be the first such event visible ... series of sociological episodes that radically shaped history. The New Star - Supernova 1604, also known as Kepler's ...

    Graham Phillips - 01/03/2017 - 13:58

  17. A Brief History of a Dutch Island - Manhattan

    ... of the United States of America. It is also the place where New York was born. However, the origins of Manhattan are often forgotten these days. Modern Manhattan's history is related to people who conquered many colonies – the Dutch. ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 22/04/2016 - 03:54

  18. Largest Ever Treasure Trove of Iron Age Weapons Retrieved in Oman

    ... of the largest haul of Iron Age weapons in the country’s history. Reports of archaeological finds from Oman, a ... from Iron Age II (900-600 BC) excavated from the site, sheds new light on weaponry during the Iron Age in the eastern Arabian Peninsula and ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 27/01/2018 - 02:00

  19. Elfdalian, the Ancient Viking Forest Language of Sweden, Set to be Revived

    ... the learning of the language, reports news site The New Daily . Elfdalian is taught in the town’s schools since 2015, and ... awareness of the language that serves as a window into history. Dr. Kroonen and other Elfdalian supporters are seeking a path through ...

    lizleafloor - 13/11/2018 - 16:44

  20. Remote Sensing Satellite Uncovers Astonishing New Evidence of Viking Presence in Newfoundland, Canada

    ... OBREGON. M,  Beyond the Edge of the Sea. Random House. New York 2001 PARCAK, S.  ... 1982 Remote Sensing Satellite Uncovers Astonishing New Evidence of Viking Presence in Newfoundland, Canada ...

    William James Veall - 05/06/2016 - 14:56

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