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  1. The translation of the Gallic faith into the Roman pantheon

    ... those of Rome. This move was then followed by artistic integration, similar to the Roman adoption of Epona.  Epona, a ... the Romans were there to stay. Though the Gallic-Roman integration was mostly spearheaded by the religious desires of the Roman ...

    Riley Winters - 11/12/2014 - 10:38

  2. Mahavira: Abandoning Luxury to Revive Jainism

    ... Buddha. “A living body is not merely an integration of limbs and flesh but it is the abode of the soul which ...

    dhwty - 14/06/2018 - 01:57

  3. How Ancient Warriors Coped with the Brutality of War

    As many as 7% of armed forces personnel suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and that figure is expected to rise as the full impact of a decade of war in the Middle East makes itself felt. But, while government failure to tackle the rise of PTSD among military personnel is the shame of our society, PTSD as a side effect of war is not a new thing. The language we use to describe the experience of PTSD might be modern – it was only introduced into the medical dictionary in 1980 – but ancient cultures were well versed in it.

    ancient-origins - 04/12/2016 - 03:49

  4. Corn, Cotton and Chocolate: How the Maya Changed the World

    ... of Maya agronomy were disseminated around the world. The integration of Maya cultivars into world cultures has changed the course of ...

    ancient-origins - 03/11/2018 - 03:40

  5. The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

    ... The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity. It ...

    ancient-origins - 06/05/2017 - 01:12

  6. Who were the Colorful, Powerful, Influential, Educated Women of Ancient Islam?

    The evolution of ‘higher education’ in the ancient world led to variations of standards in different cultures. In ancient Egypt, higher education originated from copying religious texts for use in temples which led to the development of theology and medical practices, as medicine was closely associated with religion at the time. Later, the ancient Greeks developed a somewhat more inclusive system of education aimed mostly at freemen for the sake of knowledge itself in the areas of mathematics, music and astronomy.

    MartiniF - 31/08/2018 - 14:35

  7. Evil Eye Box and Other Treasures Found in Ancient Tombs on the Shores of the Nile

    Archaeologists have discovered a number of elaborate underground tombs containing precious artifacts in a 2,000-year-old cemetery on the shores of the Nile River in Sudan,  according to a report in Live Science. The grave goods include a richly decorated faience box with large eyes painted on the front, which researchers believe was designed to protect against the evil eye.

    aprilholloway - 13/08/2014 - 00:44

  8. Chancay Burial Dolls: Ancient Peruvian Grave Goods of a Lost Culture

    ... that the Chancay culture had a certain degree of political integration, perhaps even a centralized from of political structure. ...

    dhwty - 22/02/2016 - 04:12

  9. Medieval Sword in Excellent Condition Accidentally Found in a Peat Bog in Poland

    An excavator operator who was working in a peat bog in Poland last month, accidentally discovered a magnificent 14th century longsword, which is in an extremely good condition. Experts believe that this is a unique find to the region.

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 26/06/2017 - 14:08

  10. Hammurabi and his God Given Code of Laws

    At that time, the gods Anu and Enlil, for the enhancement of the well-being of the people, named me by my name: Hammurabi, the pious prince, who venerates the gods, to make justice prevail in the land, to abolish the wicked and the evil, to prevent the strong from oppressing the weak,…
    (Hammurabi’s Code of Laws, Prologue)

    dhwty - 13/08/2018 - 22:28

  11. In Search of the Origins of the Philistines – Part 2

    ... the Mycenaean expansion into Minoan territory was a peaceful integration or a violent takeover but one thing is for certain, what didn’t ...

    pkoutoupis - 19/05/2014 - 22:30

  12. New Site is Found in an “Archaeological Oasis” of the Egyptian Eastern Desert

    ... there will be a significant increase in “understanding the integration of “marginal” groups into the early pharaonic culture and ...

    Alicia McDermott - 14/06/2018 - 18:53

  13. Archaeologists Find Hieroglyphics That Shed New Light on the Golden Age of the Meroitic Civilization

    A team of Italian and Russian archeologists says that they have made one of the most important discoveries connected with the history of Nubia. According to the Sudan Antiquities Service, the hieroglyphic inscription uncovered at Abu Erteila, may be the most important discovery in the last decade.

    Natalia Klimczak - 12/01/2016 - 14:54

  14. Subway Station or Cultural Preservation? Development Clashes with Patrimony at a World Heritage Site

    ... the circular and semi-circular chambers has been likened to Integration period tombs excavated in the La Florida site of Quito. Those ...

    ancient-origins - 16/11/2017 - 23:00

  15. Piracy in the Ancient Mediterranean and the Notorious Cilicians

    Piracy (in its maritime context) is thought to have existed ever since the seas were used by merchants as trade routes. The Mediterranean Sea was no exception, and piracy has been notorious in this region since ancient times. Tales of pirates in the Mediterranean were recorded by the ancient Romans (the most famous incident being the kidnapping of Julius Caesar by the pirates of Cilicia), the ancient Greeks, and the ancient Egyptians.

    dhwty - 05/01/2017 - 14:54

  16. The ancient university of Nalanda, and its revival in the modern day

    ... in the humanities, economics and management, Asian integration, sustainable development and Oriental languages from around the ...

    dhwty - 01/07/2014 - 15:09

  17. The Mysterious Lost Colony of Roanoke Island Vanished, Leaving Behind a Strange Message

    ... Roanoke settlers found in the Croatan tribe, suggesting that integration between the two peoples had happened. Dancing Secotan ...

    dhwty - 09/10/2018 - 23:12

  18. 16 Ancient Pyramids, Burial Sites for a Vanished Kingdom, Found in Sudan

    2,000-year-old pyramids have been found in an ancient cemetery, revealing the burial practices of a long-vanished kingdom in Sudan. Discovered near the ancient town of Gematon in Sudan, the 16 pyramids have burial tombs beneath them, and were built during the reign of pharaohs in the kingdom of Kush.

    ancient-origins - 16/09/2015 - 18:23

  19. Beautiful Dynastic Artistry Shaped the Face of Modern India

    ... ) Though Asoka is credited with beginnings the integration of Buddhist traditions in Indian culture, these influences ...

    Riley Winters - 29/05/2017 - 02:05

  20. Insights into Imperialism as China's Most Ancient Imperial Palace is Discovered in Shanxi

    ... urban hierarchy. In the Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD), this integration was seen as the renaissance of an idealized memory of the golden ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 12/06/2017 - 23:06