The Romans conquered vast regions, ranging from the west of Europe, across to what is now Armenia . They ruled the thousands of miles of north Africa, the lands all along the Mediterranean Sea , and...
Archaeologists in Hungary have uncovered the remains of an Ottoman-era town in the area in southern Hungary where Suleiman the Magnificent’s heart is believed to have been buried, and now the hunt is...
Scientists have recreated the face of a 2000-year-old Egyptian boy, using CT scanning and 3D imagery technologies. The reconstructed face was then compared to the boy’s mummy portrait. In Egypt, at the turn of the first millennium AD
Mount Pentelicus, a mountain near Athens, Greece, has been an important area for thousands of years. It is the location of the ancient quarry from which marble was cut to build the Parthenon and other great structures in the city of Athens during its golden age.
For anyone familiar with the Bible, the story of the Israelite god Yahweh is a simple one. Yahweh appears to Abraham in the book of Genesis and enters into a covenantal alliance with him. Abraham's deity, however, is quite distinct from the other gods of Canaan.
Dating back thousands of years are numerous examples of ancient technology that leave us awe-struck at the knowledge and wisdom held by people of our past. They were the result of incredible advances...
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