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In a paper titled “Has the Diagnosis of a Stroke been overlooked in the Symptoms of Julius Caesar?” doctors Francesco M. Galassi and Hutan Ashrafian …Julius Caesar
Russian archaeologists conducting a routine examination of an old sabre unearthed seven years ago in the city of Yaroslavl say it represents the …Archaeology
Emory Health Sciences—The ability to make a Lower Paleolithic hand axe depends on complex cognitive control by the prefrontal cortex, including the …Consciousness
Archaeologists have uncovered a "very significant" Pictish fort after scaling a remote sea stack off the coast of Aberdeenshire.
Julius Caesar's well documented health problems may have been the result of a series of mini-strokes, according to new research.
The Roman general, …Rome
Where to Park your Horse? What is on the daily menu? Archaeologists have found the remains of a long-haul truck-stop near Peissen in Sachsen–Anhalt …Middle Ages
Similar short logistical messages survive from medieval times, although their manner of survival is different. Fig. 3 shows waste material …Middle Ages
LEIPZIG, GERMANY—Analysis of dental calculus on 18,000-year-old teeth found in Spain’s El Mirón Cave indicates that Magdalenian hunters ate a variety …Red Deer
LONDON, ENGLAND—Ancient human remains from Gough’s Cave, located in southwest England, exhibit signs of a sophisticated culture of butchering and …Natural History Museums
3.3-million-year-old artifacts reveal primitive ancestors like “Lucy” may have been capable of tool-making.
A trove of stone artifacts uncovered in northwestern Kenya suggests human ancestors were crafting tools 3.3 million years ago—about 700,000 years earlier than previously thought.
The tools, …Archaeology
Bronze artifacts discovered in a 1,000-year-old house at the Rising Whale site suggest trade was occurring between East Asia and the New World …Alaska
IN THE LATEST edition of the Hidden Heritage series, we explore the mysterious Caves of Keash in County Sligo, and we visit one of Ireland’s most …Ireland
A man in England went exploring with a metal detector and made the discovery of a lifetime: an exquisitely preserved Roman-era grave filled with artifacts, including bronze jugs, mosaic glassware, coins and hobnails from a pair of shoes, all dating to about A.D. 200.
The grave likely belonged to a …Archaeology
The entry into the depths of the Chauvet Cave, the world’s greatest repository of Palaeolithic art, begins with a dramatic ascent. A steep switchback …The Arts
HARYANA, INDIA—Four 5,000-year-old skeletons from the Harappan civilization have been recovered from an ancient cemetery near Rakhigarhi village in …Civilization
First excavated in 1993, the site of Barranco León in the Guadix-Baza Basin of southeastern Spain, just 80 km west of the Mediterranean shoreline, …Archaeology
Prehistoric Britons had "required understanding" of fire and pyres to combust corpses at more than 600 degrees
Archaeologists say a section of burnt …Archaeology
• Historian Eric Cline at George Washington University says a series of disasters between 1225BC and 1177BC led to downfall of ancient societies•
University of Tübingen doctoral candidate Jesse Millek has been honoured for his research, which questions the controversial theory of the “sea …Research
The Foot family sent four boys off to the First World War, but only two came home. Now 100 years later one of their diaries has returned to north …World History
• Tiny copper coin is dated to the Iron Age, almost 2,300 years ago•
It was found in Saltford between Bristol and Bath in South West England•
Bears image …
Lecce, Italy: All Luciano Faggiano wanted when he purchased the seemingly unremarkable building at 56 Via Ascanio Grandi was to open a trattoria, a …Italy
MADRID, SPAIN—A new study of 57,600-year-old fossils from the Marillac site in France suggests that Neanderthals beat and fractured the bones of the …Neanderthals
Millions of weapons were made at Paleolithic “factory” in the Caucasus.
Under a cloudy winter sky, the eastern slope of Mount Arteni has the dull monotone of a barren wasteland. At 6,715 feet, its spare crest is dwarfed by the snow-capped 13,419-foot summit of nearby Mount Aragats, the highest point …Archaeology
CAIRO, EGYPT—Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty announced that carved basalt blocks and part of a statue carved with the cartouche of …Egypt
Adam graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in History and wrote for university publications as a student. Writing for the New …Ancient History
An Oxford academic has pieced together fragments of ancient epic poetry, revealing a new side to Ancient Greek culture in scenes of startling …Ancient Civilization
Historic wreckage on Sligo coast is in danger of being swept out to open sea
Something massive and urgent needs to be done to excavate and recover the …Ireland