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  1. 10 of the World’s Oldest Languages Still Used Today

    ... influence. Even today, they disappear and reappear - in new and different forms. But which is the oldest language ... guesswork. Why? Because sadly, the only way to judge the age of a language is by its earliest use in the written form. ... that survived was thoroughly reshaped by loanwords and new grammatical developments. Distance and geographical ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 17/02/2020 - 13:56

  2. Spiritual Marriage and Holy Virginity: The Medieval Practice of Sexless Marriage

    ... of a spiritual marriage. Although the practice was not new in the 4th century, none of his predecessors had managed ... and body. Christina took a vow of chastity at a very young age, deciding to preserve her virginity for God. The vow was ...

    Meagan Dickerson - 05/06/2021 - 18:57

  3. How Did it All Begin? The Rich Origins of the English Language

    ... from Britain , leaving the area open for settlement by new peoples, in this case, the Germanic Anglo-Saxon tribes. ... English language. The Anglo Saxons, pictured, brought a new language to Britain. Source: Archivist / Adobe Stock The ... 6th century AD, Christianity had spread to Britain, and new, ecclesiastical words from Latin became an inseparable ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 04/11/2021 - 00:59

  4. Iron Age Europe: 2000 Years Of Change Rolls Across The Continent

    The Iron Age is the name given to the third and last division of the ... of the Iron Age. Some of the issues associated with this new technology included the control and exploitation of the ... Meteorite Swords Forged from the Fire of the Heavens New Analysis Proves Most If Not All Bronze Age Iron Came From ...

    dhwty - 08/11/2021 - 13:57

  5. Ten of the Most Critically Endangered Languages in the World

    ... one another have never been so widespread and learning a new language is as simple as downloading an app like ...

    Sarah P Young - 09/02/2019 - 22:55

  6. Amazing New Year’s Traditions Around the World

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

    Joanna Gillan - 01/01/2022 - 00:59

  7. Isaac Newton, Alchemy and His Toad Vomit Plague Cure

    ... Newton’s mother moved to a neighbouring village with her new husband, a wealthy minister by the name of Barnabas ... of the curriculum. Consequently, he taught himself the new philosophy, the new mathematics, and even made his own findings, though these ...

    dhwty - 03/09/2021 - 22:05

  8. 30 Years of Plastic Age Relics Overshadow Iron Age Heritage Site

    The Plastic Age is a term some scholars suggest we use to refer to the ... CC BY-SA 2.0 Where the Iron Age Meets the Plastic Age The new study published in the journal  Antiquity  explains ... the University of Liverpool and the lead author of the new study, said, “We had not anticipated the large amounts ...

    Alicia McDermott - 06/01/2021 - 23:59

  9. The Last Speaker of Resigaro – Murder of a Language

    ... The Ancient Origins of Some Dead or Dying Languages A new language has been discovered in Australia Last Survivor ...

    Caleb Strom - 01/04/2019 - 18:50

  10. 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 ... Although Columbus eventually ‘discovered’ the New World – in actual fact, other foreigners had been there ... Did Ancient Egyptians Trade Nicotine and Cocaine With the New World? Norsemen transformed international culture, ...

    dhwty - 19/04/2015 - 01:00

  11. 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 ... 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 ...

    aprilholloway - 06/07/2017 - 22:53

  12. The Bronze Age - A Spark That Changed the World

    ... stepped from one millennium to another, and the Stone Age evolved further and further... The development of ... to another, and the Stone Age evolved further and further, new things began appearing - a new vision and new skills. This gave rise to the Bronze Age. ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 15/01/2021 - 19:16

  13. New AI Algorithm is Cracking Undeciphered Languages

    Scientists have created a new algorithm to hunt down similarities in ancient languages ... of all undeciphered languages. Scientists have created a new algorithm to hunt down similarities in ancient languages ... the mystery of all undeciphered languages. According to a new MIT report “most languages that have ever existed are ...

    ashley cowie - 21/10/2020 - 06:00

  14. The Stone Age: The First 99 Percent of Human History

    The Stone Age is the longest period of human history, lasting from 2.6 ... Borg / Public Domain ) Around 2 million years ago, a new human species appeared which is referred to as Homo ... the Achuelian tool-making tradition. The purpose of these new tools is uncertain, but archaeologists believe that they ...

    Caleb Strom - 09/09/2019 - 14:06

  15. New Study Provides Precise Date for Viking Presence in Newfoundland

    A new study has tackled a burning question which has ... in what the first European colonists called Terra Nova A new study has tackled a burning question which has ... in Newfoundland as early as 1021 AD! Reconstructed Viking-Age building adjacent to the site of L’Anse aux Meadows in ...

    Sahir - 20/10/2021 - 16:00

  16. 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 ...

    Ed Whelan - 20/06/2018 - 18:55

  17. The Age of Discovery: A New World Dawns

    The Age of Discovery (also known as the Age of Exploration) ... was in Christian hands. The Reconquista gave rise to new European kingdoms, namely Portugal and Spain, whose ... is remembered in the West as the man who discovered the New World. Had the Americas not existed, Columbus might have ...

    dhwty - 27/01/2020 - 23:02

  18. 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

  19. Domestic Violence in Medieval Marriages: The Tragic Story of William and Isabel Newport

    ... so the children would live with their mother under her new husband’s authority. Behind Closed Doors: Domestic ...

    Meagan Dickerson - 24/04/2021 - 18:39

  20. How Have Ancient New Year’s Traditions Influenced Festivities Today?

    January 1st, New Year’s Day, is often ushered in with fireworks and ... 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. ...

    Joanna Gillan - 31/12/2020 - 20:07