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  1. The Real Reason Ancient Indo-Europeans Carried Out Human Sacrifice

    ... modelled after the cosmic sacrifice of the Purusha [a cosmic man whose sacrifice by the gods created all life] … must have been the ... in which it is entangled and the direction of the energy of man into the divine consciousness. The ultimate aim of the ...

    Alexander Jacob - 01/10/2017 - 01:57

  2. Unusual 20,000-year-old human skull shows diversity of prehistoric humanity

    A unique Stone Age skull found in Kenya is reshaping what scientists know about the diversity of early humanity.

    The 20,000-year-old partial skull was found at Lukenya Hill in the 1970s and stored in the collections of the National Museums of Kenya in Nairobi. Christian Tryon, archaeologist at Harvard University's Peabody Museum and colleagues revisited the ancient skull and took detailed measurements.

    lizleafloor - 20/02/2015 - 22:10

  3. Tooth from prehistoric woman reveals life and times of Peking Man

    ... and it is giving experts new knowledge about Peking Man, considered an ancient ancestor of modern humans. The tooth has a ... that reaches back 500,000 years, to the time of Peking Man . Peking Man ( Sinanthropus pekinensis ) was not a single individual, ...

    lizleafloor - 13/03/2015 - 22:15

  4. Exotic Goods and Foreign Luxuries: The Ancient Roman Marketplace

    The word forum is a Latin term denoting a ‘public open space’. In ancient Rome, forums would normally be found in the center of cities, and were often surrounded by a number of other buildings, such as temples, basilicas (in this context, public court buildings), and shops. Thus, the forum was considered as the center of religious, civic and economic life in Roman cities. The primary function of the forum, however, was to serve as a marketplace for the people of the cities.

    dhwty - 09/11/2015 - 03:47

  5. Am Fear Liath Mor: The Terrifying Grey Man of the Cairngorms

    Am Fear Liath Mor, known also as the Big Grey Man of Ben MacDhui, or simply as the Greyman, is the name given to a creature ... Mingren References Dunning, B., 2012. The Grey Man of Ben MacDhui. [Online] Available at: ... Hall, J., 2006. The Cryptid Zoo: Big Gray Man (Fear Liath Mor). [Online] Available at: ...

    dhwty - 04/07/2016 - 14:40

  6. The Treasures of Priam: Golden Riches from the Legendary City of Troy

    ... myth by scholars. During the 19 th century, however, one man embarked on a quest to prove that this legendary city actually existed. ...

    dhwty - 03/07/2015 - 04:40

  7. Mansa Musa: The Richest Man in History

    ... and its Role in Healing in a Modern World Prehistoric man in South Africa made milk-based paint tens of thousands of years ago ... Mansa Musa: The Richest Man in History ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 20/10/2016 - 00:49

  8. The Shameful History of Human Zoos: Displaying ‘Exotic Foreigners’ Only Stopped 60 Years Ago

    During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the shocking display of human beings of various ethnicities was in vogue in the West, especially in the colonial empires of Great Britain, France, and Germany. One of the factors contributing to the popularity of these human zoos was that they exhibited ‘exotic’ peoples from different parts of the world, which had great appeal to the masses during that period.

    dhwty - 01/02/2019 - 18:56

  9. Ötzi the Iceman Becomes a Movie

    ... Firm Evidence of Neolithic Travel and Trade Ice Man, Otzi: A Treacherous Murder with Unexpected Links to Central Italy ... Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. “People are fascinated by the man from the ice – they cannot get enough of him,” she said via The ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 05/12/2017 - 22:49

  10. Prehistoric Skull and Jaw Found in Laos Rewrite Timelines and Reveal Diversity of Early Humans

    Ancient human fossils found in a cave in northern Laos are revealing to scientists that early modern humans were quite physically diverse, and they reveal an earlier migration timeline in Southeast Asia than previously thought.

    lizleafloor - 10/04/2015 - 22:13

  11. The Sicarii: The Jewish Daggermen With a Thirst for Roman Blood

    The Sicarii - which may be translated as ‘daggermen’ from the Latin - were a group of Jewish zealots who lived during the 1st century AD. The Sicarii intended to expel the Romans and their collaborators from Judaea, and resisted their rule. One of the tools they employed in their effort to achieve this end was assassination, especially in crowded places, which was calculated to strike fear into the hearts of their enemies.

    dhwty - 04/06/2017 - 01:57

  12. Did Prehistoric Middle Eastern Culture Visit Europe, Spawn Artistic Culture, and Leave?

    A team of archaeologists investigating a cave in Israel, claims to have found evidence that prehistoric tools and artwork from Western Europe could possibly owe their existence to an earlier culture from the Middle East.

    aprilholloway - 30/12/2017 - 22:50

  13. Why the Romans were not quite as clean as you might have thought

    ... effect upon health when it comes to ectoparasites. Man Intent on Fixing Toilet Uncovers Centuries-Old Subterranean World Beneath ...

    ancient-origins - 10/01/2016 - 21:51

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

    ... and distinguished Roman general, Crassus was the wealthiest man in Rome.   Crassus offered to prepare and train new troops with his own ...

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

  15. 7.2 million-Year-Old Pre-Human Fossil Suggests Mankind Arose in Europe NOT Africa

    A new analysis of two 7.2 million-year-old fossils belonging to a hominin species nicknamed “El Graeco” from Mediterranean Europe, suggests that mankind emerged in Europe and not in Africa. The new study could reshape history, since it openly challenges the “out of Africa theory.”

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 23/05/2017 - 18:48

  16. Jayavarman II: Self-Proclaimed God-King of the Khmer Empire

    ... It is likely that this Jayavarman is the same person as the man who founded the Khmer Empire. According to these sources, the future ...

    dhwty - 30/04/2016 - 14:50

  17. Humans and Neanderthals Branched off 600,000 years ago Due to an Incompatible Y Chromosome

    ... conceived between a Homo sapien woman and a Neanderthal man would have resulted in miscarriage, an article in New Scientist says. ...

    Mark Miller - 08/04/2016 - 21:51

  18. A Shining Example of Roman Craftsmanship: Unveiling the Superb Berthouville Treasure

    A remarkable silver treasure discovered in France in 1830 is one of the most impressive collections of extremely well-preserved Roman artifacts. Even though almost two centuries have passed since it was found, researchers are still trying to find the answers to the secrets hidden within this fantastic hoard.

    Natalia Klimczak - 27/11/2016 - 21:49

  19. Andreas Vesalius: The Medieval Physician Who Loved Dissecting Humans

    Andreas Vesalius was a physician and anatomist who lived during the 16th century AD. Up until this point of time, the standard authority on anatomy was the work of Galen, a 2nd / 3rd century Greek physician and surgeon in the Roman Empire. But Galen’s religious beliefs preventing him from cutting open a deceased human being. However, Vesalius did not share the same beliefs and his willingness to dissect humans marked the start of a new phase in the study of human anatomy.

    dhwty - 03/10/2016 - 00:54

  20. The enigma of the Roman dodecahedra

    ... from: The Roman Pentagon Dodecahedron: An ...

    Federico Cataldo - 27/11/2014 - 12:28