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Unearthed near Hadrian’s Wall: lost secrets of first Roman soldiers to fight the barbarians

Dig team stumble across thousands of pristine artefacts at ancient Vindolanda garrison site in Northumberland<p>Archaeologists are likening the discovery to winning the lottery. A Roman cavalry barracks has been unearthed near Hadrian’s Wall, complete with extraordinary military and personal …

Ancient Manure is Latest Clue in Biblical Mystery

Archaeologists in the Timna Valley of Israel began excavating the site of the mining camp, perched atop a sandstone mesa dubbed Slaves’ Hill, in …

Jesus's tomb unveiled after $4m restoration

Wednesday’s ceremony will mark completion of nine-month renovation of most sacred monument in Christianity<p>The restored tomb in which Jesus’s body is believed to have been interred after his crucifixion will be officially unveiled at a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old …

Holy Sepulchre

25 Literary Journals That Publish Genre Writing

Most literary journals are interested in literary work, by which they mean, not genre work. The dictionary definition of genre is “a category of …

Printed Short Stories That Double as Wine Bottle Labels | Colossal

<p>Combining two of my favorite winter (or rather any season) activities is the project Librottiglia, a newly designed set of wines which feature short …

Archaeologists expose the burial bed in tomb of Jesus Christ for first time in centuries

Archaeologists and restorers working in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem have pulled back the marble cover on what is …

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Archaeologist at Jesus' tomb site: "What was found is astonishing"

<b>JERUSALEM</b> -- In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team has peeled away a marble layer for the first time …

Archaeologists find first sign of Jews in ancient Abila, Jordan

A menorah carved on a stone block, found in a 1400-year-old Byzantine church in Abila, Jordan is the first tangible evidence of a Jewish presence in …

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Bath, England

There’s so much more to Bath than, well, baths.<p>People have been traveling to Bath for some 10,000 years for, you guessed it, the baths.<p>The Roman …

The banned 400-year-old Shakespearean speech being used for refugee rights today

Some six hundred years ago in medieval England, feverish xenophobia swept through the population as 64,000 foreigners, from wealthy Lombard bankers to Flemish laborers, arrived on English shores between 1330 and 1550 in search of better lives. Locals blamed them for taking their jobs and distorting …

Travellers face £5 charge to get through passport control faster

Charges of up to £17.50 at UK airports to jump immigration queues could be rolled out nationwide, report suggests<p>Travellers are to be charged to get through passport checks quickly at British airports, with some paying as much as £17.50, the Home Office has confirmed.<p>The charge is an attempt to cut …

A creative writing lesson from the ‘God of Story’

Robert McKee, has taught creative writing for 30 years. His seminars have attracted more than 60 Oscar winners, but are treated with suspicion by many novelists – including Tim Lott. Can he be won over?<p>One of the main differences between humans and animals is that we compulsively tell stories – to …

Creative Writing

Missing F. Scott Fitzgerald short stories to be published next year

"You will experience Fitzgerald writing about controversial topics, depicting young men and women who actually spoke and thought more as young men …

The Life of Saint Euphrosyne of Połack

<b>The Life of Saint Euphrosyne of Połack</b><p>Introduced and translated by Alexander Nadson<p><i>Journal of Belarusian Studies</i>, Vol.51:1 (1969)<p>Alexey Kuzmich …

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BuzzFeed Opens Second Round of Fellowship Applications

In 2015, BuzzFeed launched its Emerging Writers Fellowship program with a mission to “diversify the broader media landscape by investing in the next …

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What Fiction Writers Can Learn From A Child's Mind

<i>Guest Post</i><br>Stuck in a rut? Unable to get the next plot of your story together? All that might be missing is a little bit of creativity. <br>Writing is a …

The British Literary Landmarks Every Book Lover Needs to See

There are lot of literary anniversaries this year in Britain, from the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl to the 400th anniversary of the …

15 Respected Literary Journals and Magazines that Publish Creative Writing

The literary journals and magazines on this list reject the vast majority of what is submitted to them. But they are respected and trusted. Most have …

Four Medieval Skeletons Found in Ireland

KILKENNY, IRELAND—Four well-preserved skeletons dating to the medieval period were found just 14 inches below the surface in the graveyard at St. …

How to Start Submitting Your Work to Literary Journals

Literary journals are wonderful magazines that focus on publishing creative writing. Some are digital. Others are print. Some only publish literary …

The Second Coming of Harry Potter

A sold-out play, a new best-seller and a fresh slate of wizardly movies; how J.K. Rowling is cranking back up the magic machine<p>In a locked, windowless, unmarked office in Scholastic’s Manhattan headquarters sits a manuscript that Barnes & Noble believes will be its biggest book of the year.<p>It’s a …

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25 Unknown Ancient Wonders You Have to Visit - Quiet Corner

The Colosseum and the Great Wall of China are impressive, but they get too much credit! In this list, we dive into some of humanity’s most …

Archaeology

Baptism in Anglo-Saxon England

<b>Baptism in Anglo-Saxon England: an Investigation of the Lexical Field</b><p>By Marianne Petra Ritsema van Eck<p>Master’s Thesis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, …

Biblical Archaeology: Exploring The Dead Sea Scrolls (Paleo Genesis – Exodus)

This is now the second series created on biblical archaeology. This series will be specifically discussing the texts of the dead sea scrolls. Our …

These Ancient texts from Bodleian and Vatican Libraries are now available to view online – Museum Crush

Copyright Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticano.<p>Want to see the Vatican’s art treasures? Now you can<p>For the first time, ordinary members of the public from …