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  1. The Story of Silent Night

    ... to achieve such popularity? The fact that the lyrics and music of “Silent Night” have proved capable of sustaining ... Savior is born!). This last line of text is sung twice to music respectively higher and lower in pitch than the rest of ... to New York, where it was picked up by an emerging modern music publishing industry. Modern copyright protection was ...

    ancient-origins - 24/12/2015 - 21:48

  2. A practical guide to visiting ancient sites and “tuning in” with nature - Part 2

    ... Most of us are familiar with the idea of being moved by music. We listen to music to change our mood, go to concerts, nightclubs, and even listen to music while jogging or down the gym. Yoga classes use ...

    garyevans - 09/12/2013 - 05:04

  3. Cubit Numerology

    Numerology

    The Ancient - 25/03/2019 - 14:59

  4. The Ancient Greek Symposium: Just an Excuse for Debauchery?

    ... prostitutes that were particularly trained in dance and music. Each guest would be given a garland to wear on his ... in jokes and games, and recited poetry while listening to music, all in a joyful atmosphere. The party would usually ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 06/03/2017 - 22:59

  5. Remains of Disgraced Chinese Emperor Undergo DNA Analysis as more Treasures of His Tomb Are Revealed

    The few remaining bones and teeth of a man who briefly ruled as emperor of ancient China and then was forced out for moral failings will undergo DNA analysis to shed light on his health, diet, and relatives.

    Liu He ruled during the Western Han Dynasty, which lasted from 206 BC to 24 AD, for just 27 days when officials accused him of incompetence and banished him to Nanchang in 74 BC. He was given the title of Marquis of Haihun and was accorded a state burial when he died in 59 BC.

    Mark Miller - 13/05/2016 - 00:33

  6. Legendary Saraswati River of Harappan Civilization Found

    ... of Indian civilization . Saraswati, goddess of knowledge, music, art, speech, wisdom, and learning. (Praveenp / Public ...

    Ed Whelan - 11/12/2019 - 14:01

  7. What Makes Spartan Women So Different From Other Ancients?

    ... foreground holding an instrument showing her interest in music and arts. This may have been a different story for ...

    B. B. Wagner - 23/01/2020 - 18:46

  8. Fit for a King: Royals of Ancient China Buried in Jade Ceremonial Suits

    ... tomb mural showing lively scenes of a banquet, dance and music, acrobatics and wrestling, from the Dahuting Tomb. ( ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 23/01/2017 - 13:50

  9. Norse Tales, Norse Wisdom Storytelling Evening with Andreas Kornevall

    Two magical tales form the first part of the evening:  the Norse Creation Myth and the story of the Birth of Wisdom, which are performed with musical accompaniment: musical instruments such as the Swedish traditional fipple flutes and drum.

    ancient-origins - 26/01/2017 - 17:06

  10. Bronze Age Indus Valley Civilization: The Spirit of Saraswathi

    ... also reference to a river and she embodies wisdom, music, language and purification of self. In the Rigveda, the ... also reference to a river and she embodies wisdom, music, language and purification of self. The Ghaggar-Hakra ...

    micki pistorius - 23/03/2018 - 14:11

  11. The Tang Dynasty: The Arts Flourished, Family Ties Broke, and a Concubine Became Empress

    ... to common citizens, paper spread throughout Asia, poetry, music and other artistic and creative notions were ... to common citizens, paper spread throughout Asia, poetry, music and other artistic and creative notions were ...

    dhwty - 26/05/2018 - 01:59

  12. A Unique Form of Ancient Communication: The Whistling Island of La Gomera

    ... into the form of Spanish spoken on the islands. MORE The Music of the Maya: Mysterious whistles Confound Experts Aztec ...

    dhwty - 11/04/2015 - 14:32

  13. The Controversial Road to the Recovery of Cuneiform Texts

    It is a little-known piece of history that Saddam Hussein was a great fan of ancient Mesopotamian literature. His enthusiasm for epics written in cuneiform – the world’s oldest known form of writing – can be seen in his own efforts at writing political romance novels and poetry.

    ancient-origins - 06/10/2017 - 22:56

  14. Amazing 1500 year-old Ancient Mural Discovered in China

    Archaeologists in Shuozhou City, China, made an incredible discovery – an extremely well-preserved tomb where a military commander and his wife were buried approximately 1,500 years ago in the Northern Qi Dynasty.  But what is particularly striking about this discovery are the colourful murals covering 80 square metres of the tomb.

    aprilholloway - 19/06/2013 - 08:59

  15. Vikings Didn’t Just Pop into Canada for a Visit, They Stayed for Centuries

    ... What Time is Love, which at the beginning declares this music is a 1000 year celebration of the Vikings of modern day ... What Time is Love , which at the beginning declares this music is a 1000 year celebration of the Vikings of modern day ...

    ashley cowie - 19/07/2019 - 17:04

  16. The Arrows and Ardor of Apollo, The Sun God

    ... of passage to adulthood. Apollo also presides over all music, songs, dance and poetry as the founder of string-music and is revered as the constant companion of the Muses, ...

    MartiniF - 05/10/2020 - 21:02

  17. An Intriguing Empire: The Lasting Impression of the Nomadic Liao Dynasty on Chinese Culture

    ... when to incorporate Chinese customs. Liao statuary art, music, and poetry had a major impact on subsequent cultures. ... when to incorporate Chinese customs. Liao statuary art, music, and poetry had a major impact on subsequent cultures. ...

    dhwty - 27/09/2017 - 13:58

  18. Heroes, Lumberjack-Giants And Monsters Of American Mythology

    ... folklore’ encompasses the stories, myths, tall tales, music, proverbs, fairy tales, demons, giants and legends that ... folklore’ encompasses the stories, myths, tall tales, music, proverbs, fairy tales, demons, giants and legends that ...

    ashley cowie - 20/11/2020 - 16:00

  19. How Old Are The Thousands Of Bones Discovered Beneath Vatican? 500 Years? 50, Possibly 5?

    ... 1983, a 15-year-old girl vanished on her way home from a music lesson and in the ongoing search for her body thousands ... 1983, a 15-year-old girl vanished on her way home from a music lesson and in the ongoing search for her body thousands ...

    ashley cowie - 22/07/2019 - 22:39

  20. Cognitive Experiments Give a Glimpse into the Ancient Mind

    Symbolic behavior - such as language, account keeping, music, art, and narrative - constitutes a milestone in human ... Symbolic behavior - such as language , account keeping, music , art, and narrative - constitutes a milestone in human ...

    ancient-origins - 03/03/2020 - 23:01

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