- Not Savages: England Had Advanced Trade In 1100 BC
If you read the Anglo-Saxon history of England, the island was a backwater savage place populated by sacrificial druids worshiping angry spiritual gods before Rome paved the way for the arrival of modern inhabitants, but that me just be invading victors wr ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 26 2019 - 6:36pm
- Before Clovis? The Original Native Americans May Have Arrived 1,000 Years Before Previously Believed
Artifacts from an archaeological dig at the Cooper's Ferry site located along the Salmon River, a tributary of the larger Columbia River basin in western Idaho, suggest that the original native Americans were here 1,000 years earlier than previously ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 30 2019 - 12:31am
- 'I See Nothing But Fields For My Horses'- The Mystery Of A Mongol Massacre In 1238
In 1227, Genghis Khan, the founder of the Mongol Empire, died, leaving 129,000 soldiers to carry on his war of conquest. But they didn't do it in one unit, his sons and brothers were all given troops. One of the deceased sons, Jochi, had a son named B ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 7 2019 - 6:00am
- 'Le Roman De La Rose': 1280 AD Manuscript Was Part 'Twilight', Part '50 Shades Of Grey'
"Le Roman de la Rose" (The Romance of the Rose) was started in 1230 and completed around 1280. It is a medieval French poem styled as an allegorical dream vision and some parts that were later removed are quite steamy. Its 22,000 lines describe t ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 9 2019 - 10:50am
- Has Dracula's Childhood Dungeon Been Found?
It's not a surprise that as we get ready for Halloween season, stories will start to appear that relate to the macabre. And nothing is more macabre to modern minds than the tale of Vlad Dracul, who was on the front lines battling the Muslims in Easter ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Oct 15 2019 - 1:43pm
- 'Driving For Christmas' In Iron Age Ireland
Navan Fort, the legendary capital of Ulster. has long been considered a site of ritual gatherings. Excavations have uncovered a huge 40-yard diameter building and a barbary ape cranium, likely from at least as far as Iberiam along with remnants of pigs, c ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 24 2019 - 12:14pm
- Border Cave In Lebombo Reveals Cooking Of Hypoxis Plants 170,000 Years Ago
Though the development of agriculture 10,000 years ago is what made humans the apex predator, a new analysis reveals that the stage was set long before farming became science. Excavations at Border Cave in the Lebombo Mountains, on the border of KwaZulu-N ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 6 2020 - 1:26pm
- 40,000 Years Ago? The Mantis Man Petroglyph Of Iran
A rock carving found in the Teymareh rock art site in Khomein county in Central Iran is part man and part mantis, with six limbs. Was it a mistake? The world's first graphic novel? A way to inspire warriors to fight their foes? We may never know. It ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 16 2020 - 11:24am
- 5th Century: Ancient Mözs-Icsei Dülő Cemetery Remains Show It Was Multicultural
The 5th century Mözs-Icsei dülő cemetery near Szekszárd in the area known as Pannonia dates back to the late Roman period. Remains reveal the demographic makeup during the beginnings of Europe's Migration Period, when the Huns invaded Central Europe ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 29 2020 - 3:49pm
- The Story Of African Slaves Brought To Mexico During Spanish Colonialism, As Told By Their Bones
Though slavery is still invoked in the United States of America, it is ironically because it was relatively rare compared to the rest of the continent. Only 4 percent of African slaves brought by Europeans and other Africans were brought to what is now the ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 30 2020 - 2:57pm