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Solon: The Father of Western Law
Solon the Athenian was a great philosopher and one of the seven sages of ancient Greece. However, he’s mainly remembered for being the legislator who laid [...]
Rome Reopens its Historical Imperial Port to the Public
Roman rule meant the control of Rome on ports and marine and land trade routes. In fact, Roman maritime commercial traffic was so important that they [...]
Archaeologists uncover an imaginary creature among the Nazca lines of Peru
Experts have discovered a new geoglyph 30 meters (100 feet) long among the Nazca lines on an arid plateau in Peru that experts say depicts an imaginary [...]
Jayavarman II: Self-Proclaimed God-King of the Khmer Empire
Jayavarman II is traditionally regarded as the founder of the Khmer Empire, a powerful state which ruled much of mainland Southeast Asia from the 9th [...]
Extraordinary Buddhist Sculptures Unearthed in the Ruins of an Ancient City in Pakistan
Archaeologists excavating the ruins of a city of the Kushan Empire in Pakistan have discovered an ancient shrine with statuary depicting the Buddha’s entry [...]
Exploring the Famous Legend of St. George and the Dragon
St. George is perhaps one of Christianity’s most famous saints, and is best-known as the patron saint of England. Apart from this well-known fact, St. [...]
600 Kilos of 4th Century Roman Bronze Coins Discovered in Spain
Works being carried out in the town of Tomares in Spain have brought to light 19 Roman amphorae containing 600 kilos (1322.77 lbs.) of bronze coins from [...]
Unravelling the Tragic Story Behind the Impressive Lion Monument of Lucerne
The Lion of Lucerne (known also as the Lion Monument) is a memorial located in Lucerne, Switzerland. This monument is a rock relief carved into the cliff [...]
A Mother’s Love Never Dies: 4,800-Year-Old Remains of a Mother Cradling Her Baby Found in Taiwan
Archeologists in Taiwan have found the 4,800-year-old skeleton of a woman holding a baby. The find was one of 48 sets of remains discovered in the Taichung [...]
Teeth vs. tools: Neanderthals and Homo sapiens had different dietary strategies
Over hundreds of thousands of years, the Neanderthal lineage developed successfully in western Eurasia and survived severe fluctuations between colder and [...]