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  1. Human Evolution: Secrets of Early Ancestors Could Be Unlocked by African Rainforests

    ... , soon after people were first documented in this region. In Sri Lanka, there is evidence for direct reliance on rainforest resources at ...

    ancient-origins - 07/09/2018 - 22:56

  2. Saffron: Treasured Ancient Spice May Soon Be Gone for Good

    ... World’s Oldest Clove? Here’s What an Ancient Sri Lankan Discovery Says About the Early Spice Trade Saffron in ...

    dhwty - 24/02/2019 - 14:07

  3. 17 Out-of-Place Artifacts Said to Suggest High-Tech Prehistoric Civilizations Existed

    ... known as Rama’s Bridge, or Ram Setu, between India and Sri Lanka. (NASA) According to ancient Indian legend, King Rama built a bridge ...

    ancient-origins - 28/09/2015 - 03:08

  4. Incredible Discovery Reveals Birthplace of Buddha

    ... neighbouring countries, such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Buddhist tradition maintained that Queen Maya Devi, the mother of ...

    aprilholloway - 26/11/2013 - 05:41

  5. A Flexible and Deadly Blade: The Dangerous Urumi

    ... in arcs. ( CC BY SA 3.0 ) Top image: A Sri Lankan version of the urumi, with multiple blades. Source: CC BY SA ...

    dhwty - 29/03/2017 - 18:59

  6. 10 Ancient Serial Killers That Foreshadowed Jack The Ripper

    ... Anula, reigned from 47 to 42 BC and was the first queen in Sri Lankan history to have wielded so much power. Her reign was filled with ... Wilhelm Geiger. The Mahavamsa: The Great Chronicle of Lanka from 6th Century BC to 4th Century AD. Available at: ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 07/11/2017 - 22:54

  7. Alchemy and Generating Lifeforce —Global Temples Made in the Shape of Lingams: Shaivite Bull Cult Part II

    ... that the Pheryllt arrived in Britain from either Turkey or Sri Lanka along with Hu Gadarn, the Welsh-culture hero who was associated with – ...

    MarkPinkham - 16/06/2018 - 01:59

  8. Discovery of sphinx in northern China tomb presents something of a riddle

    ... depicted and had legends told about them in the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Europe. Legends say sphinxes require travelers to answer riddles ...

    Mark Miller - 17/12/2015 - 21:54

  9. Execution by Elephant: A Gory Method of Capital Punishment

    ... some variations in the method of execution. In neighboring Sri Lanka, for instance, elephants used during these events were said to have been ...

    dhwty - 15/12/2015 - 03:52

  10. Zheng He: Famous Chinese Explorer Who Added Wealth and Power to the Ming Dynasty

    ... On their return trip to China, the fleet stopped at Ceylon (Sri Lanka). In 1407, the Treasure Fleet was back in China, laden not only with ...

    dhwty - 28/12/2015 - 03:36

  11. East African Invasions in South America: Tracing Cultural Clues and Artifacts Left by Early Travelers

    ... group of Ethiopian merchants probably on a voyage to China, Sri Lanka, or Malayasia; or on a military campaign to put down a rebellion in one ...

    Clyde Winters - 20/07/2017 - 19:09

  12. The Origins of the Top 5 Most Ancient Martial Arts that are Still Practiced Today

    ... Asian countries, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. In Sanskrit,  mallayuddha  translates to “wrestling ...

    ashley cowie - 25/11/2018 - 18:34

  13. The Forgotten Story of Spanish Conquerors in North America

    ... theory explains the identity of the sword as made in Sri Lanka in the 16th century. This does not necessarily refute the Spanish having ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 21/02/2016 - 14:51

  14. Strange Cases of Mass Hysteria Through History

    ... took place in 2012 when 1,900 children across 15 schools in Sri Lanka were treated for a range of symptoms including skin rashes, vertigo, and ...

    aprilholloway - 01/09/2015 - 03:59

  15. Ibn Battuta—The Marco Polo of Dar-al-Islam

    ... to continue his journey to China. After a short visit to Sri Lanka, Ibn Battuta set out from the southern tip of India around Southeast Asia ...

    Caleb Strom - 15/01/2019 - 17:23

  16. The Great Powers of Guanyin: An All-Seeing, Compassionate Inspiration

    ... Mahabodhi, Ajanta Caves, and many other temples in India, Sri Lanka, Tibet, and Japan. Top image: Bodhisattva Guanyin; 11th/12th century ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 28/08/2016 - 03:41