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  1. Romantic Love: The Evolution of Courtship Rituals

    ... The name of the woman would be worn on the sleeve of the man for the rest of the festival. Detail of a miniature of ladies ... an apple in their sweat and offering the fruit to the man they desired. If the man were to consume the apple, he would be exposed to ...

    dhwty - 20/11/2018 - 18:50

  2. Boudicca, the Celtic Queen that unleashed fury on the Romans

    We British are used to women commanders in war; I am descended from mighty men! But I am not fighting for my kingdom and wealth now. I am fighting as an ordinary person for my lost freedom, my bruised body, and my outraged daughters.... Consider how many of you are fighting — and why! Then you will win this battle, or perish. That is what I, a woman, plan to do!— let the men live in slavery if they will.

    aprilholloway - 12/09/2014 - 13:38

  3. The Hidden Identity of the Woman Glorified as Athena: Her Link to the Pre-Flood World

    ... gold and ivory idol-image in Nashville, Tennessee, with the man responsible for the reconstruction, Alan LeQuire, standing next to her. ... fashioned around a wooden core. We honor Jefferson as the man who led the American colonies in declaring independence from the British ...

    Robert Bowie Johnson - 24/08/2017 - 17:27

  4. Huge Hoard of Ancient Roman Silver Coins Worth £200,000 Found During Treasure Hunt

    ... of it, so I called Sean over to have a look at it,” the man said as The Herald reports . “It's a great find, my biggest one, but I ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 03/10/2017 - 01:51

  5. The Illustrious Life of Pliny the Elder, Ancient Historian and Roman Commander

    ... prefect of cavalry’. It was perhaps issued to every man in Pliny's unit. The figure is the bust of the emperor.” Circa 50 AD. ...

    Riley Winters - 21/06/2018 - 04:54

  6. ‘Abundant’ Occurrence of Skeletal Abnormalities Found in Early Humans

    An American researcher examining ancient human remains has made a potentially ground-breaking discovery. The expert found a huge number of abnormalities and defects that seem to indicate extensive inbreeding in early hominids. The find is one that is very important as it is allowing researchers to understand the lives of our ancestors and their social organization.

    Ed Whelan - 07/11/2018 - 13:52

  7. Newly Discovered Ancient Roman Writing Tablets Provide Snapshots of Roman-Era London

    Recently discovered ancient British Roman texts on wax-covered wood tablets with legal, correspondence, note-taking and accounting documents have been translated, and researchers are now releasing their findings to the world. The researchers say the texts, discovered during construction of a new building, provide important insight into Roman-Britain times.

    Mark Miller - 02/06/2016 - 21:49

  8. Paradigm Shift Required? 3-Fingered Mummified Humanoid Found in Peru May Change the Story of Human Origins

    A remarkable mummified body has been discovered in Nazca, Peru. While mummies can draw attention, this particular find may alter the story of human origins. The crouched mummified body of a humanoid figure with an elongated skull and three fingers on each hand is certainly fascinating, but is it real? And if it is, what could it tell us about human history?

    Alicia McDermott - 20/06/2017 - 19:10

  9. New Evidence Questions the Time and Place of Neanderthal Extinction

    ... disappearance from Europe. ‘Primitive man.’ ( Kovalenko I /Adobe Stock) According to the New Scientist , ...

    Ed Whelan - 22/01/2019 - 19:00

  10. Why are humans unique? It’s the small things that count

    Can there be any more important a question than, ‘How did we get here?’

    Of course, I don’t mean those books we all gawked at as tweens desperate to understand our transforming pubescent bodies.

    I mean, ‘How did we get here, as a species?’ ‘How did we come to be so different to all other life?’

    In the way that we look: with our large, balloon like brains and skulls, hairless bodies, tiny teeth, protruding chins, puny muscles, and bobbling about on two feet.

    ancient-origins - 02/11/2015 - 13:48

  11. Ancient Roman Curse Tablets Invoke Goddess Sulis Minerva to Kill and Maim

    ... archaeologists have observed that there was a figure of a man holding something in his right hand that looks like an hourglass. As the ...

    dhwty - 14/04/2015 - 15:00

  12. 26,000-Year-Old Child Footprints Found Alongside Paw Prints Reveal Oldest Evidence of Human-Canine Relationship

    ... duo first emerge? Conventional wisdom holds that agrarian man domesticated scavenger canines about 15,000 years ago. However, recent ... to 30,000 years old (possibly 40,000 years) but also that man did not master and breed wolves into companionable dogs. Rather, our ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 20/02/2017 - 18:50

  13. Serbia and the Ottoman Empire: The Loss and Recuperation of Independence

    During the second half of the 14th century, the Ottoman Empire was extending its rule into the Balkans. One of the regional powers that the Ottomans encountered during their conquest of the Balkans was the Serbian Empire, which was established by Stefan Dušan, ‘the Mighty’ of the Nemanjić Dynasty during the first half of the same century.

    dhwty - 13/11/2015 - 00:46

  14. Meenakshi Amman Temple: Unique Towers, Migrants from a Lost Continent, and Sacred Marriage Celebrations

    Legends say Meenakshi Amman Temple was created by migrants from a lost continent. Perhaps that is just a story, but the unique and monumental towers with their brightly-colored sculptures of mythological figures could make you believe that this temple comes from a storybook. Once a year, the temple ups its game as it attracts over a million visitors to attend a sacred marriage celebration and a chariot procession for the angered god who almost did not make it.

    dhwty - 07/09/2017 - 01:58

  15. Ancient Ancestors Had More DNA Than We Do Now: Have we Devolved?

    ... et al 2015 ) Calcified remains of Altamura Man yield oldest ever Neanderthal DNA sample Jawbone found in ...

    lizleafloor - 13/08/2015 - 00:52

  16. DNA Evidence Suggests Captured Russian Ape Woman Might Have been Subspecies of Modern Human

    The story of Zana, supposed Ape Woman of the Caucasus Mountains is one often revisited and reexamined by historians, explorers, and scientists alike. Now a leading geneticist believes that the wild woman who lived in 19th century Russia may have belonged to a subspecies of modern humans.

    lizleafloor - 07/04/2015 - 22:19

  17. Professor Lends Anatomy Expertise to Solve Ancient Mystery

    ... the ancestors of modern humans, differ greatly from today's man. In particular, researchers have deliberated the factors that necessitated early man's forward-projecting face and oversized nose.  Scientists ...

    ancient-origins - 27/04/2018 - 23:00

  18. Doubt Cast on Bronze Age Teen Priestess and ‘Queen-like’ Woman’s Traveling Ways [New Study]

    Over the last few years, studies have suggested that a Bronze Age teen ‘priestess’ and an elite ‘queen-like’ woman found in Jutland, Denmark were travelers who journeyed to their final resting places from faraway lands. However, a new study claims that the well-known Egtved Girl and Skrydstrup Woman were actually homebodies and not the globetrotters they were previously presented as.

    Mark Miller - 21/03/2019 - 20:24

  19. In a World Without Technology, How Did a Roman Citizen Identify Himself?

    In ancient Rome, ID-cards, passports and other modern forms of identification did not exist. How could a Roman citizen identify himself in a world without pictures, computers or biometrics? Ancient Rome being a slave-owned society, proving who you were could mean the difference between being free and being put up for sale at a slave market.

    ancient-origins - 12/09/2018 - 15:54

  20. Stories of the Druids Abound, But What is the Hard Archaeological Evidence?

    ... animals and people by burning them inside a wicker man , despite no actual evidence of this. Other than a single sentence in ... The So-Called Druid of Colchester: Physician, Mystical Man, or Both? The Fearsome Wicker Man: An Eerie Way Druids Committed ...

    Jack Wilkin - 16/03/2019 - 17:41