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The glorious Caesars

Rome’s first emperors are often decried as tyrannical, sex-mad monsters – but, as Tom Holland explains, the likes of Augustus, Caligula and Nero …

The Maya Sense of Time

<b>A little more than</b> 2,000 years ago, the Maya were creating spectacular works of art and erecting massive stone buildings across what is now southern …

8 Ancient Writing Systems That Haven't Been Deciphered Yet

The Indus Valley civilization was one of the most advanced in the world for more than 500 years, with more than a thousand settlements sprawling …

Excavation of Rome home leads to startling ancient discovery

<b>ROME</b> -- Archaeologists have discovered a 6th-century B.C. residence under a palazzo in central Rome, saying that it proves the ancient city was much …

Important finds at two excavations in Laconia

8/26/2015 06:00:00 PM<p>A new Mycenaean palace has been found on the Sparta plain during the archaeological surveys which have been going on since 2009 …

7 New Discoveries about Stonehenge

Stonehenge and its surrounding landscape have seen an unprecedented amount of research in the last decade. One of the most significant strands of …

Archaeology

Photos: Ancient Treasures Discovered in Cyprus Tomb Complex

Archaeologists in northern Cyprus have discovered a tomb complex constructed sometime between 400 B.C. and 350 B.C. Discovered near the ancient city …

Archaeology

Here's the surprisingly complex meaning of the term 'Celtic'

"Celts: art and identity" examines the origin and usage of the term, which was first coined by the ancient Greeks to refer to barbarians from the north, and later used for the Celtic revival of the last 300 years in the British Isles.<p>Using jewellery, swords, carved stone crosses and massive armlets …

British Museum

Viking Ring Fortress Will Be Excavated

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK—Archaeologists from the Danish Castle Center and Aarhus University are preparing to begin the excavation of a fifth ring fortress …

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South Africa

Looking inside the medieval Holt Castle

A medieval castle built by a baron on land given to him by Edward I has been digitally reconstructed to show what it would have looked like 600 years …

10 First World War slang words we still use today

Banter, camaraderie and a satirical sense of humour helped make life bearable for the everyday Tommy in the trenches during the First World War. But, …

Astronaut Scott Kelly's Picture Of The Moon, Venus AND Jupiter Wins The Internet

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly has now been in space of over 100 days, and to celebrate that fact he decided to take one of the best pictures from the …

Space

Pullip Sailor Venus doll unboxing & review (Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary)

Ten Castles that Made Medieval Britain: Stirling Castle

<i>By James Turner</i><p>Stirling Castle perched imperiously upon a vast crag of rough primeval rock enfolded on every side by its sweeping lines of carved …

Jamestown excavation unearths four bodies — and a mystery in a small box

JAMESTOWN, Va. — When his friends buried Capt. Gabriel Archer here about 1609, they dug his grave inside a church, lowered his coffin into the ground and placed a sealed silver box on the lid.<p>This English outpost was then a desperate place. The “starving time,” they called it. Scores had died of …

Archaeology

In pictures: kings and queens through history

From William I 'the Conqueror' to Queen Victoria, we round up some of history's most famous monarchs in pictures…<p><i>From the Historia Anglorum, Chronica</i> …

10+ Funny Pregnancy Sayings That Every Woman (And Man) Can Relate To

Pregnancy is hard and having a sense of humor during that time is harder. But sometimes that's all you have when you need to get through those long …

Pregnancy

The Peasants’ Revolt: did Richard II side with the rebels?

Juliet Barker explains how the 1381 Peasants' Revolt may have found an unlikely champion – the boy-king himself<p><i>This article was first published in</i> …

Abolition

10 Fun Fashion Facts from the Middle Ages

Recently, I wrote <b>a post about medieval fabrics</b> that contained some interesting information from Margaret Scott’s <b>Fashion in the Middle Ages</b>. What I …

NASA History Office on Twitter: "Taken by the Galileo probe in 1992, false-colors of this photo highlight variations in lunar soil #MoonCrushMonday http://t.co/jju1FLQ2Et"