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

    ... prices to the Europeans. This contributed to the European Age of Discovery, as one of the goals of maritime exploration was the finding ... westwards. Although Columbus eventually ‘discovered’ the New World – in actual fact, other foreigners had been there before him – he ...

    dhwty - 19/04/2015 - 01:00

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

    ... 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

    Two years ago, a bottle was found with a message in it that had been released before the outbreak of World War One. It had survived not only the ravages of the seas, but both world wars and the life of its sender. It surely had encountered many obstacles on its voyage. No one will know for sure the route it took or if it was at rest for periods along the way, but it was certainly an unusual modern-day odyssey.

    dhwty - 12/12/2017 - 13:49

  4. New Language Spawned in Remote Australian Town and Only 350 People Can Speak It

    It is not every day that a new and unique language is discovered, but this finding really has ... in outback Australia, an American linguist discovered that a new language emerged among the young people in the community and is now spoken by around 350 individuals, all under the age of 35. It is not every day that a new and unique language is ...

    aprilholloway - 06/07/2017 - 22:53

  5. 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 honor the new year and several of them are based on ancient traditions. The ...

    aprilholloway - 31/12/2017 - 22:54

  6. 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 ... one of the most epic weapons in history. A new French study suggests that all iron tools from the Bronze Age, including ...

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

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

    ... mountain, in modern-day Tuva Republic - literally from the age of the spear until well into medieval times.  Archaeologist, Dr Marina ... on Kara-Turug. Image: Marina Kilunovskaya Each new incoming group on this crossroads of ancient civilizations enriched the ...

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

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

    ... Tolkien went on to unveil his many experiments in inventing new languages that would be aesthetically pleasing, including a sketch of a ... imaginary language, published for the first time in the new book. He also commented on the “coeval and congenital” art of creating ...

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

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

    ... knowledge of some of the first farmers in Europe and stone age society. Knowth Passage Tomb site at Brú na Bóinne. ( CC ... 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

  10. 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

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

    ... 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

  13. 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 voyages to set up new colonies in far-away lands. "It overthrows this 19th century idea that ...

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

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

    ... aid of John Chadwick, a full decipherment of the Late Bronze Age corpus would continue from 1951 to 1953, and in turn be published for the ... 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

  15. Was It Just a Boss Spying on His Workers? First Viking Age Tower Found in Denmark

    ... consider it an extremely unique discovery from the Viking Age, as the high building is unknown to Danish archaeology and architecture. ... consider it an extremely unique discovery from the Viking Age, as the high building is unknown to Danish archaeology and architecture. ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 07/03/2017 - 22:56

  16. 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

  17. 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 ... Local reports “At the moment only 60 people under the age of 18 are estimated to speak the tongue, which means there's a real risk of ...

    lizleafloor - 13/11/2018 - 16:44

  18. Tunnel Vision – The Mysterious Forced Entry of the Caliph into the Great Pyramid - Part 2

    ... and the descending passage. But he had constructed his new forced entry tunnel for another reason entirely – perhaps to get around ... not discover the ascending passage while he was creating his new forced tunnel, then how did he know it was there? The ascending passage ...

    ralph - 03/07/2014 - 00:20

  19. New Year’s Traditions around the World and Their Origins

    In many countries around the world, New Year’s Day is celebrated on 1 st January with fireworks and ... the evening before. But this is not the only type of New Year’s celebration and not everyone celebrates on 1 st January.  Here we look at celebrations to honour the New Year in different cultures around the world. Chinese New Year and the ...

    aprilholloway - 31/12/2013 - 03:08

  20. 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 ... is said to have proclaimed the birth of Christ. This new age was envisaged to include the advancement of scientific, religious, and ...

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

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