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  1. Band Posters of the Renaissance: How Medieval Music Fans Showed off Their Taste

    ... a backdrop to their everyday music-making. Like the band posters on a modern bedroom wall, they bear rich witness to musical tastes and ... Public Domain The article ‘ Band posters of the Renaissance: how medieval music fans showed off their taste ...

    ancient-origins - 27/05/2017 - 23:03

  2. The Black Death: the Plague that Sowed Terror and Death in Medieval Europe - Part 1

    ... the plague epidemics, showing Death as triumphant. These posters were placed outside the houses where there were plague victims. ( ...

    ancient-origins - 13/09/2015 - 00:55

  3. Banished by Caesar and Executed by Mark Antony: Did the Charismatic ‘Grandson of Gaius Marius’ Have a Legitimate Claim to the Roman Empire?

    Long before imposters claimed to be Anastasia of Russia’s Romanov dynasty, a genealogical mystery consumed ancient Rome. No later than 45 BC, a man emerged who claimed to be the famous Gaius Marius’ veritable grandson. Most ancient and contemporary writers have labeled him a fraud, but could there be any truth to this man’s claims?

    Marc Hyden - 04/10/2017 - 13:53

  4. 12,800-year-old campsite found at extreme altitude in Peruvian Andes

    A new report published in the journal Science has revealed the discovery of an ancient shelter, rock art, and a tool workshop at an altitude of nearly 14,700 feet (4,500 meters) above sea level. Dating back around 12,800 years, the prehistoric site is the oldest known evidence of humans living at an extreme altitude.

    aprilholloway - 23/10/2014 - 23:11

  5. Welcome to the Ancient-Origins Forums

    ... forums always work best when participants treat their fellow posters with respect and courtesy, so we ask that you take the time to read ...

    aprilholloway - 27/03/2014 - 01:53

  6. Dmitri of Uglich and the Three False Dmitris: One of the Most Bizarre Episodes in Russian History

    Dmitri (Dmitry) of Uglich, known also as Tsarevich Dmitri or Dmitri Ivanovich, was the youngest son of the first Tsar of All the Russias, Ivan IV Vasilyevich, more commonly known as Ivan Grozny or Ivan the Terrible. There is not much that can be said about the life of Dmitri of Uglich, as he died at the extremely young age of eight. Nevertheless, it is his ‘afterlife’ that contributed to one of the most bizarre episodes in Russian history.

    dhwty - 22/10/2015 - 14:38

  7. Aliens: The Complete History of Extra Terrestrials: From Ancient Times to Ridley Scott

    ... engravings, book, comic and magazine art, movie posters, purported UFO photographs, to colour illustrations showing what ...

    ancient-origins - 24/02/2018 - 03:04

  8. Agesilaus II, King of Sparta and Commander of Warriors

    Agesilaus II was a king who ruled over the ancient Greek city state of Sparta during the 4th century BC. Agesilaus was from the Eurypontid family, one of the two royal dynasties of Sparta (the other being the Agiad family). This Spartan king is perhaps best known for his victories against the Persians in Anatolia, as well as his successes in the Corinthian Wars.

    dhwty - 03/01/2017 - 00:55

  9. Were You Born a Democrat or a Republican? The Historical and Biological Factors That Could Lead Your Vote

    ... and began putting the strong-willed animal on his election posters. As it turned out, Jackson defeated incumbent John Quincy Adams and ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 07/11/2016 - 14:45

  10. The Age of Confusion: Mass Manipulation & Propaganda - Part Two

    ... since become a business. There are ‘regulars’, meaning posters who have built specific identities. And just as actors can take on any ...

    susan - 23/09/2013 - 08:39

  11. 2000-year-old Canals Give Life to Lima as Ancient Structures Utilized to Solve Water Crisis

    ... a role in meeting their modern needs, including placing posters announcing to park users that they enjoy these green areas thanks to ...

    aprilholloway - 20/01/2016 - 14:49

  12. The Hurdy Gurdy Was Essential Medieval Entertainment Enjoyed by Merrymakers Across Europe

    ... musical instruments unearthed in tomb complex Band Posters of the Renaissance: How Medieval Music Fans Showed off Their Taste ...

    dhwty - 09/01/2018 - 13:59

  13. The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions

    ... have enhanced worship of Great Goddess Cybele Band Posters of the Renaissance: How Medieval Music Fans Showed off Their Taste ...

    dhwty - 09/11/2017 - 13:56

  14. A Bull-Headed Lyre: Reconstructing the Sound and Style of Ancient Mesopotamia

    ... Arezzo and His Impact on the History of Music Band Posters of the Renaissance: How Medieval Music Fans Showed off Their Taste ...

    dhwty - 30/06/2018 - 01:59

  15. Torn Apart & Together Again in Death: Tragic Legends of the Kitchen Gods

    ... the ceremony where old decorations are taken down and new posters and decorations are put up for the following Spring Festival. ...

    MartiniF - 09/10/2017 - 18:48