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  1. Order of Santiago: The Knights of Spain and Their ‘Holy War’

    The Order of Santiago is a Christian religious-military order of ... Ferdinand II. As a consequence, they began looking for a new patron and found one in Alfonso III, the king of ... and governance of Spain’s possessions in the New World hailed from these orders. As the Order of Santiago was ...

    dhwty - 05/01/2019 - 14:02

  2. The Teutonic Order: How a Hospice for Pilgrims Turned into a Legion of Crusaders

    The Order of Brothers of the German House of Saint Mary in ... year the field hospital, which formed the nucleus of the new Teutonic Order, was recognized by the pope, and the monks ... at: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14541b.htm New World Encyclopedia, 2015. Teutonic Knights. Available at: ...

    dhwty - 30/12/2018 - 18:44

  3. Did the Conquest of the New World Save the Spanish Empire?

    ... established towards the end of the 15th century, when the New World was discovered.  The Spanish Empire was one of the ... leader, Túpac Amaru was assassinated in 1572 at the order of the Viceroy Francisco de Toledo of the Spanish ...

    dhwty - 23/03/2020 - 12:53

  4. 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 ... “year”—that preyed on villages every New Year. In order to frighten the hungry beast, the villagers took to ...

    aprilholloway - 31/12/2013 - 03:08

  5. 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 ... concept for the time – the emergence of a new political order based around a powerful woman or queen. The Comet that ... of movements that had considerable ramifications on world history. The Rosicrucian Manifestos included cryptic ...

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

  6. Global Guides Animate the Past in Penn Museum’s New Galleries

    The new Penn Museum will include six new 'Global ... and Central America. Our technology driven world allows us instant access to documentaries, blogs, and ... diversity”? Just in case the answer is “no”, in order to teach about life in other societies, both modern ...

    ashley cowie - 13/11/2019 - 22:57

  7. The Shaman’s Secret World: Living in Light and Darkness

    ... of fire was the first awakening of hunter-gatherers to a world beyond their awareness. In the dark of night, the fire ... west-to-east through the underworld at night, to start a new cycle again the following dawn. Ancient Shamanic ... messengers. The executioner animals carry out a shaman’s order to assault an enemy, near or far. They are the jaguar ...

    George Fery - 18/10/2019 - 22:39

  8. Hades, God of the Underworld and His Unsung Powers

    ... but sometimes as a main one as well. Titanomachy Brings a New Generation of Gods The ancient Greeks believed that Hades ... legendary musician had traveled to the land of the dead in order to bring his deceased wife, Eurydice, back to life. ...

    dhwty - 12/10/2019 - 22:54

  9. Signs of Dynastic Incest at Newgrange Reveal Secrets Behind Irish Megaliths

    ... structures we see dotting the landscape today. A new study reveals secrets about one of the most famous Irish ... they write that either way “the offspring of a first-order incestuous union […] is a near-universal taboo for ... power has linked these ancient ruling elites around the world with elaborate monumental building projects and ...

    Alicia McDermott - 17/06/2020 - 17:34

  10. Santa the Shaman Comes to the New World: The Shapeshifting Magic-Man from the Ancient Past

    ... from the Netherlands put into what would later be called New York Harbor and went about building a Dutch colony called ... him "Sinter Claes."  Thus, "Santa Claus" came to the new world. In 1626, a ship filled with folks from the Netherlands ... of the winter solstice, the longest night of the year, in order to insure that the sun would soon return and bring its ...

    jim willis - 10/12/2017 - 13:56

  11. Trailing the Mayflower - The Iconic Ship of a Pilgrim Voyage to the New World

    ... Mayflower. This ship became the symbol of the search for a new life and pilgrimage to the New World in the 17th century. The origins of the Mayflower are ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 24/05/2016 - 14:45

  12. Murder in Malbork Castle: The Demise of Werner von Orseln, Grand Master of the Teutonic Order

    The capital castle of the Teutonic Order at Malbork, Poland, was famous for being unconquered. ... fortress. On its completion in 1406, it became the world's largest brick castle. Nowadays, it's Poland's ... Malbork Castle by Jeroen Fossaert ( Flickr ) The new Grand Master - Werner von Orseln Werner von Orseln hailed ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 27/12/2015 - 03:00

  13. The Descent of Inanna into the Underworld: A 5,500-Year-Old Literary Masterpiece

    ... captives to the king ( public domain ) Among the World’s Oldest Poems The Descent of Inanna is thought to ... easily as she entered it. Ereshkigal, Queen of the Nether World ( mesopotamiangods ) A substitute had to be found, and ... Mingren References Anon., Inanna’s Descent to the Nether World [Online] [The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian ...

    dhwty - 02/01/2017 - 14:49

  14. Amerigo Vespucci: The Forgotten Explorer Who Named America

    ... voyages and contacts with the fascinating and mysterious New World. The age of discovery is certainly one of the most ... realized that he too needed to sail for the Portuguese in order to make headlines. This was also because the Portuguese ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 18/01/2020 - 18:57

  15. Medieval Wine ‘Supertanker’ Saved by Community in Wales

    ... the River Usk. It was found during the construction of a new theater on the waterfront, in 2002, sunk into the mud and ... was found in what was going to be the orchestra pit of the new Riverfront Theatre. The vessel has become popularly known ... of Christopher Columbus Did a Welsh Prince Reach the New World Before Columbus? Experts Scramble to Study Ancient Fort ...

    Ed Whelan - 21/01/2020 - 14:10

  16. Mysterious GodSelf Icon Found Worldwide: Lost Symbol of an Ancient Global Religion?

    ... hand parallel objects or animals. THE GODSELF ICON My new book, The Missing Link, shows more than 500 spectacular ... by two smaller doors seen in architecture around the world. The center door is the “source”—the “soul” ... is to help uncover the real truth of the human past, in order to understand and eventually to reverse this decline. ...

    Richard Cassaro - 23/07/2016 - 14:47

  17. The Age of Discovery: A New World Dawns

    ... and set out on their own journeys of discovery around the world. The Age of Discovery is also said to have ‘spread’ ... was in Christian hands. The Reconquista gave rise to new European kingdoms, namely Portugal and Spain, whose ... of the 16th century, a number of voyages were launched in order to seek the Northeast Passage. The passage, however, ...

    dhwty - 27/01/2020 - 23:02

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

    ... to another, and the Stone Age evolved further and further, new things began appearing - a new vision and new skills. ... and new metallurgic skills became known around the world, life became much different than before. Nomadic ... serious advancements and penetrated deep into the natural order of things. It connected new lands and people through ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 21/01/2020 - 18:38

  19. Singing Dogs Study May Tell Us More About Human Vocalization

    A new study of a rare, unique breed of domesticated dog, originally from Papua New Guinea and believed to be extinct decades ago, has found ... 15 Highland Wild Dogs, near the Gasberg Mine, one of the world’s biggest gold mines. There have been almost no ...

    Ed Whelan - 02/09/2020 - 00:00

  20. Maya: Science Only Acknowledges Now What Ancient Sages Knew About Reality 5000 Years Ago

    Maya is a word which is very familiar to the western world, but very few know what it actually means. It is a word ... no meaning. Do Your Eyes Fool You? Ancient Vision and a New Reality — How to See and Draw Like the Ancients The ... Thus, human consciousness represents the greatest form of order known in nature and can help to shape and create order ...

    Vanamali Mataji - 27/05/2018 - 19:00

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