A team of archaeologists said Wednesday they have discovered the almost complete remains of a Roman school of gladiators on the banks of the Danube in Austria and virtually recreated the site using sophisticated ...
In the first century B.C., a grassy hillside just north of what is now St. Peter's Square was used as a burial place for local Romans. It remained in use through dozens of mudslides and avalanches, until the early fourth century ...
WARSAW, POLAND—How healthy were the people of ancient Mesopotamia? Arkadiusz Soltysiak of the University of Warsaw collected information from all 44 previously published reports on human remains from ...
Chase Lee's insight:
Im very impressed by the scientific ability that we can apply to historical science. However its unwise to completely trust it because they often base their interpretations of what they see on presuppositions that they already have. Be wary.
Basically this article is using Greek Reporter Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity Greek Reporter Ancient-Greeks-symposium In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world's population was obese.
Basically what this article is doing is taking quotes from ancient greek philosophers (probably out of context but i cant be positive) and using them to promote the idea of self-control to prevent obesity. Self-control sounds like a good plan to me.
CNN Archaeologists find 3600-year-old mummy in Egypt Fox News CAIRO – Spanish archeologists have unearthed a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt's Antiquities Minister said Thursday.
Its a very bittersweet thing discoveries like these. on the one hand you now have another source of all sort of untapped information. But on the other hand it really prevents any sort of real progress to be made in the area around the discoveries.
The Dongba symbols are an ancient system of pictographic glyphs created by the founder of the Bön religious tradition of Tibet and used by the Naxi people in southern China. Historical records show that this unique script ...
I love documentaries. I tend not to put very much faith in them though, its not like a peer reviewed journal or primary sources. they tend to be some evidence but mostly opinions and theories that are very debatable.
Researchers Investigate Archaic Greek City-State in Crete Popular Archaeology An ancient site in eastern Crete may now be providing some answers to the questions of how and why the earliest Archaic city-states on this important Greek island of the...
Our oceans today are offering us a lot of mysteries and amazing discoveries, being largely unexplored and thus hiding big secrets of our history. Many people are asking the same question: what fabulous creatures and worlds exist in the depths?
This particular article reminded me of the idea of Atlantis. This whole palace is rather impressive, with a lot of the detail still intact even though it has been under water for who knows how long. I wonder how many other cities are submerged.
... Archaeology, Breakingnews, Europe, UK, Western Europe 7:00 PM. A ritual burial site in Pembrokeshire may have been in use 10,000 years ago - almost twice as far back as expected, said archaeologists.
Ishtar Gate: Grand Entrance to Babylon LiveScience.com The Ishtar Gate, named after a Mesopotamian goddess of love and war, was one of eight gateways that provided entry to the inner city of Babylon during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar II (reign...
“The seal consists of two Harappan characters, with a typical unicorn as the motif and a pipal leaf depicted in front of an animal. There is a knob behind the seal,” says VN Prabhakar, superintending archaeologist, who led the ...
Chase Lee's insight:
These ancient Harappan tablets are very interesting. The fact that they are 3-D and not just an etching seems to be unique as far as i know. I know they have many other tablets similar to this one but not enough to piece together their language.
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