Gold Looted From Ancient Empire Returned to Romania
The first of what archaeologist Barbara Deppert-Lippitz calls the "most sensational finds of the last century" surfaced not in a museum but at Christie's in New York. Among more than a hundred pieces ...
Thorny Devil
The thorny devil ( Moloch horridus ) is the only species of the genus Moloch. ​It is a small lizard that exists in Australia and whose diet consists only of ants. It inhabits mainly scrubland and...
Egyptian mummy has tattoo of St. Michael
The mummified remains of an Egyptian woman, discovered in a cemetery near the bank of the Nile. revealed a surprising discovery: she bore a tattoo of the Archangel Michael. CAT scans performed by t…
St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
How Nietzsche Inspired Dalí
“Even in the matter of moustaches I was going to surpass Nietzsche! Mine would not be depressing, catastrophic, burdened by Wagnerian music and mist. No! It would be line-thin, imperialistic, ultra-ra...
Ten Powerful And Fearsome Women Of The Ancient World
In most civilizations of the past, it was the men who were engaged in the bloody business of war… but not always. Throughout history there have been many powerful women who have led nations or guided ...
Dancing Eros, Hidden Thanatos: Investigating the life, Death, Rebirth Cycle
“Nothing is more creative than death, since it is the whole secret of life. It means that the past must be abandoned, that the unknown cannot be avoided, that ‘I’ cannot continue, and that nothing can...
The Enigma of the Thracians and the Orpheus Myth
The passage of the millennia has brought us traces of ancient civilizations that shone enough to make their cultural glimpses last through the ages. Humanity itself has featured in the art, culture, a...
Top 10 Ancient Military Commanders
A list of top 10 ancient military commanders, their military achievements and legacy.
The Rape of the Sabine Women
According to tradition, the city of Rome was founded in the 8th century B.C. by Romulus. The Roman historian Livy wrote that the city of Rome grew strong quickly, and was able to defend itself against
Semele
Cecilia Bartoli sings the terrific No no, I'll take no less from Haendel Semele, staged by Robert Carsen. Orchestra La Scintilla conducted by William C...
Nara Leão
Insensatez Composição: Tom Jobim e Vinícius de Moraes A insensatez que você fez Coração mais sem cuidado Fez chorar de dor o seu amor Um amor tão delicado Ah...
Hermès
Luxury Studies: The correct pronunciation of the fashion brand Hermès.
Colossus of Rhodes - Video
http://www.WatchMojo.com presents... A historical look back at the 7 wonders of the Ancient World.
Greek Gods and their Roman counterparts
Interpretatio graeca (Latin, "Greek translation" or "interpretation by means of Greek [models]") is a discourse in which ancient Greek religious concepts and practices, deities, and myths are used to ...
Greek Gods and their Roman counterparts - Wikipedia
Baltic mythology
Baltic mythology is the body of mythology of the Baltic people stemming from Baltic paganism and continuing after Christianization and into Baltic folklore. Baltic mythology ultimately stems from Prot...
Celtic pantheon
The gods and goddesses of the pre-Christian Celtic peoples are known from a variety of sources, including written Celtic mythology, ancient places of worship, statues, engravings, cult objects and pl...
Celtic pantheon - Wikipedia
Paleo-Balkan mythology
Paleo-Balkan mythology includes the religious practices of the Dacians, Thracians, and Illyrians. Little is known about the rituals and mythology of the Iron Age Balkans, but some of their gods are de...
Paleo-Balkan mythology - Wikipedia
Estonian mythology
Estonian mythology is a complex of myths belonging to the Estonian folk heritage and literary mythology. Information about the pre-Christian and medieval Estonian mythology is scattered in historical ...
Etruscan mythology
The Etruscans were a people with a distinct language and culture during the period of earliest European writing, in the Mediterranean Iron Age in the second half of the first millennium B.C. They rang...
Etruscan mythology - Wikipedia
Finnish paganism
Finnish paganism was the indigenous pagan religion in Finland, Estonia and Karelia prior to Christianization. It was a polytheistic religion, worshipping a number of different deities. The principal g...
Finnish paganism - Wikipedia
List of Germanic deities
In Germanic paganism, the indigenous religion of the ancient Germanic peoples that inhabited Germanic Europe, there were a number of different gods and goddesses. Germanic deities are attested from nu...