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Anything and everything ancient that is not covered by the other categories.

Fairy Rings, Stonehenge and Gravity Vortices

     I think that Fairy rings are circular patterns in grass formed by an altered rate of growth around the circumferance of each  feature, that creates  the shape of a letter "o" in the meadows and  fields all around the globe. Sometimes the grass along the circumferance is longer than the grass inside the circle and sometimes it is shorter but in both cases a circular shape is left in the field.  Closer observation can reveal the presence of mushrooms (fungus) dotted all around the circles edge with no outcrops occurring either inside or outside  of the shape.

Who would you pick for the best military leaders of all time?

Who would you pick for the best military leaders of all time?

Maybe your list would include Alexander the Great? How about Genghis Khan? Or maybe you think Julius Caesar should top the list?

Tell us who makes your top five list of military leaders!

What’s your favorite ancient site or museum virtual tour?

Are you eager to explore more ancient sites? Me too!

But travel has been difficult lately, so one way I’ve managed to keep my passion to see ancient places and artifacts alive is with virtual tours.

Many ancient sites and museums provide interactive virtual tours to take you past travel restrictions and tourist groups and transport you into the ancient past or in front of a breathtaking piece of art or an artifact you’ve only seen in pictures before.

Should Scientists Resurrect Extinct Species?

The prospect of resurrecting species through cloning or genetic reconstruction - with tools such as CRISPR gene-editing - has caught the imagination of scientists and the public alike.

With the new advances in genetic engineering, many researchers believe it’s time to start thinking seriously about which animals we might be able to bring back, and which ones could do the most good for ecosystems. Supporters have also suggested that species revivalism could help to develop ways of saving currently endangered species.

New Year’s Traditions

For the ancient Romans, January held a special significance. It gained its name from the two-faced god called Janus, a deity linked to change and beginnings. Janus symbolically looked back at the old and ahead to the new, and some may argue this idea is related to the custom of making New Year’s resolutions.

What did the Egyptians think of Cleopatra?

In his book “Egyptology: The Missing Millenium”, Okasha el Daly claims that hieroglyphics were decoded several 100 years before Champollion by scholars during the height of the Islamic empire.  There was a great interest in retrieving "lost knowledge” and they translated every piece of papyrus they could get their hands on.

Natural rock formations or man made?

Next to the road I work on constructing in FYR of Macedonia i found this formation in bushes. Could this be man made? This orange rock looks kind of out of place, it is around one meter high.
Other rocks are not very well visible because of dense bushes, but are also connected with cement like materials, I could notice that much.


Rituals and Symbols

Hello and welcome to this topic, I will introduse myself first: my name is Sergiu Toderita, curently residing in Canada and very courious about the misteries that rituals hold and what they have done to us in past, do and will affect our lifes in future. 

The topic begins very intersting but the problem is that It is hard for me to find and learn of rituals as I have no idea or to start.

This forum is not to discuss but to guide me an me alike that are intersted. 

What was and what is currently the best method to preserve Historic facts from being erased, edited and preserved?

From what I am aware in the past the best way to preserve Historic events and facts would have been most probably information carved into stone, monuments and if lucky word of mouth. Followed by the written word.  Were there any other ways to preserve historic fact and ensure authenticity and protection from alteration from third parties?

While in the current day and age I would say the new ways to preserve current facts should be included internet repositories (online and offline), hard drives and probably blockchain project such as and 

Bronze sword

Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum and I'm wondering if there are any bronze sword specialists on here who can help me out. I bought this sword around 20 years ago from eBay with a Christie's certificate of authenticity. Some years later why I was working away my 5 year old son thought it would be a good idea to take it outside and play sword fights with his friends. At some point I had realized it was missing on asking my wife where it had gone!!

What Do You Think About Atlantis?

What do you believe about Atlantis? Do you think the story is true of False? Was the story made up by Plato to make a point about morality? Is the story partially true? Where is Atlantis located and what makes you think so? Have you actually read Plato’s version of his story or you only read what others wrote about what he wrote? Do you think Atlantis will ever be found? What have you read lately and why should I read it? Do you think the story of Atlantis has been encoded because the language has changed over time? What size was Atlantis According to Plato?

Double Fire Dragons From The Sky

Good day all, I am curious if someone might be able to help me.   A long time ago I remember reading a story, of an old earth myth.  It went along the lines of a two headed fire dragon that fell from the sky and caused great damage and havoc upon the earth.  Or it was two Dragons, one eating the others tail that hit the earth, or two dragons that passed by the earth very close one eating the others tail of fire.   I have not been able to find this old story or information regarding it.

anyone our there remember this or know the story name, or the civilization who had that story?

Looking for book recommendations for Christian/Jewish/Kabbalah etc mythology

Hi. I’m new and I wasn’t sure where to post this so sorry if this is in the wrong place. I am looking for recommendations for books or anything else that are good for learning about biblical stories and mythologies, jewish mysticism, angels etc. I have watched Evangelion and read the Mortal Instruments series and am especially interested in angelic hierarchy, demons, christian mythology and stories and everyone else that relates to them.. This has made me interested in exploring those topics.

Early contact theories: Vikings & Muslims + Mayans & Chinese

Researchers Discover Allah Inscribed on Vikings Burial Costumes


While it is well documented that the Vikings did engage in trade with the Islamic World (such as spices and slaves), I think it is a little farfetched to claim that they adopted significant aspects of Islamic culture and ideas.