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  1. One of the Largest Castles in Europe Was Born to Resist the Mongol Invasion

    ... Spiš Castle (Spišský hrad) in Košice region, eastern Slovakia. ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ) The Building of a Fortress Prior to the ... History A panoramic view of Spis Castle in Slovakia. Source: ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ) Ownership of Spis Castle was later ...

    dhwty - 20/06/2018 - 01:59

  2. Elizabeth Bathory – 16th century deranged serial killer or victim of betrayal?

    ... She was imprisoned in 1610 within Csejte Castle, now in Slovakia, where she remained immured in a set of rooms until her death four ... her death on 24 August, 1614. Čachtice castle in Slovakia where Elizabeth Báthory was imprisoned and died. Source: Wikipedia ...

    aprilholloway - 03/09/2014 - 13:02

  3. 17th Century Sickle Burials Reflect Belief that Demons Stalked War-Torn Poland

    ... to the mortuary sickle finds from the early Middle Ages in Slovakia. The sickle has rich symbolism in Europe, including in the Grim ... later graves in other places in Central Europe, including in Slovakia, elsewhere in Poland, in Germany, Hungary, Lower Austria and western ...

    Mark Miller - 10/12/2015 - 03:54

  4. Healing energy of the prehistoric tunnels beneath the Bosnian Pyramid Complex

    More than a decade of research into the Bosnian pyramids has revealed many surprising results. Could the mysterious prehistoric tunnels that wind beneath the Bosnian Pyramids possess healing energy?

    In this editorial on the possible health benefits found in the prehistoric stone tunnels beneath the Bosnian pyramid complex, Dr. Sam Osmanagich delves into the scientific conclusions he and other research teams have discovered.


    samosmanagich - 07/10/2015 - 00:46

  5. A Cycle of Life and Death: Slavic Goddesses Morana and Vesna

    ... crops in the coming year. Morena effigy, Slovakia ( Public Domain ) Today, as in the past, the ritual is ...

    Veronica Parkes - 10/11/2016 - 03:45

  6. Archaeologists uncover 2,500-year-old baby grave containing a toy rattle

    ... culture spread from Poland, into the Czech Republic and Slovakia as well as parts of East Germany during the Bronze Age and Iron Age. ...

    aprilholloway - 06/11/2013 - 10:07

  7. Legalized Marijuana: Canada Comes Round to the Wisdom of Ages

    In 1997, a hemp rope dating back to 26,900 BC was found in Czechoslovakia, making it the oldest known object to be associated with marijuana.  Since that time, hemp has played an important role in humanity’s development.  For thousands of years marijuana was not only legal, but an important crop among cultures throughout history, and held commercial, medicinal, and spiritual value.

    Bryan Hill - 17/10/2018 - 16:54

  8. Is the Danube Valley Civilization script the oldest writing in the world?

    ... and covered a vast area, in what is now Northern Greece to Slovakia (South to North), and Croatia to Romania (West to East). During the ...

    johnblack - 15/02/2014 - 02:56

  9. Christkind: How Does this Christmas Gift-Bringer Differ from Santa Claus?

    ... as Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Liechtenstein, Hungary, Slovakia, and Switzerland. Often considered to be the traditional Christmas ...

    dhwty - 25/09/2017 - 02:00

  10. Researchers suggest cholera may be behind 17th century vampire graves

    ... period and across the continent – Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, Ireland, and Greece to name only a few locations. Bodies are ...

    lizleafloor - 06/12/2014 - 21:48

  11. Baradla Cave, Hungary: This Subterranean Jewel is the Most Impressive in Europe

    ... length (approximately 16 miles/25 km) that much of it is in Slovakia. Its entrance is on a ridge that overlooks the picturesque village of ...

    Ed Whelan - 02/10/2018 - 01:57

  12. The Spanish Inquisition: the Truth behind the Black Legend (Part II)

    ... showing various methods of torture in a castle of current Slovakia. Three torture methods of the Spanish Inquisition are shown. ( ...

    ancient-origins - 20/09/2015 - 17:34

  13. The Napoleonic Discovery of Mass Graves in Austria

    ... a new speedway from the east of Vienna to the border with Slovakia, cutting through Deutsch-Wagram. Austrian cultural heritage laws ...

    ashley cowie - 12/06/2018 - 19:00

  14. Family Discovers a Collection of Rare Bronze Age Artifacts in Poland

    ... found in most of Poland and parts of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, and Ukraine. It is known that the people of this culture ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 30/03/2016 - 21:53

  15. Raiders of Hispania: Unravelling the Secrets of the Suebi

    ... this defeat the Suebi retreated to the region of modern-day Slovakia before moving west again a couple of centuries later. ...

    Caleb Strom - 28/12/2018 - 18:49

  16. Mysterious medieval fortifications buried in Poland detected with advanced imaging technology

    ... Europe (modern day Hungary, Poland, Italy, Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine) and the Czech Kingdom between 1419 and 1434, ...

    lizleafloor - 25/05/2018 - 01:16

  17. Surprising 5,000-Year-Old Cannabis Trade: Eurasian Steppe Nomads Were Earliest Pot Dealers

    The nomad tribe known as the Yamnaya, who were among the founders of the European civilization, may have been the first pot dealers, archaeologists say. Moreover, they were responsible for the first transcontinental trade of cannabis.

    Natalia Klimczak - 22/07/2016 - 15:01

  18. Szelim: A Cave Full of Legends and Archaeological Treasures

    Legends of dragons guarding magnificent piles of treasures in caves across the world have grabbed our imaginations and entertained us for centuries. One particular dragon is said to have guarded the gold of a sultan in Szelim Cave in Hungary.

    Michelle Freson - 27/08/2018 - 07:10

  19. Ancient Earthworks of North America suggest pre-Columbian European contact

    ... Unetice culture in Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia (2200 B.C.), and the Wessex culture in Britain (2000 B.C.), continuing ...

    jason and sarah - 02/07/2015 - 01:28

  20. New study reveal origins of elongated skulls in the Carpathian Basin

    ... (present day Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Czech Republic), then split into three distinct regions ...

    aprilholloway - 06/04/2014 - 01:58