ATHENS (Reuters) - It is said to be the world's first weather station, to date back more than 2,000 years, and to have been used by merchants to tell the time - even in darkness.
Woman Killed By Pokemon GO Driver Everyone saw this coming, sadly. Just Another Day Killing The Gods Of Ancient Greece Rocking soundtrack. September’s Xbox Live Games With Gold Include Original Mirror’s Edge And New RPG Not a stellar...Show More Summary
We first played an early build of Okhlos all the way back in January 2014 . It’s now out, and I’ve been playing the finished article. Read more...
By Mauricio Sulaiman WBC President – Jose Sulaiman’s son OLYMPIC GLORY Boxing was a founding sport of the ancient Olympics in Greece, and has been an Olympic sport since the first [...] The post WBC president Sulaiman talks 2016 Olympics appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Mauricio Sulaiman WBC President – Jose Sulaiman’s son Boxing was a founding sport of the Ancient Olympics in Greece and has been an Olympic sport since the first edition of the modern Olympic games in 1904. The Olympic games … Continue reading ? The post The 12th Round: Olympic Glory appeared first on Boxing News.
Corpse medicine was a type of remedy produced with the bones, organs, and blood from dead bodies. It is mentioned in ancient medical texts and histories from Greece, China, Mesopotamia, and India. One of the more peculiar accounts of...Show More Summary
Human sacrifice is an ancient practice, but archaeologists caution against premature interpretation of skeletons from Greece and Italy.
An ancient legend tells of a man sneaking a human boy into an animal sacrifice to Zeus on Greece's Mount Lykaion and being turned into a wolf as punishment, the Washington Post reports. But despite Plato and others writing about ongoing human sacrifices, archaeologists have never been able to confirm...
There are some grisly myths about the altar on Mount Lykaion. Could they be true?
Back when the Olympics were conceived in Ancient Greece, athletes competed in the nude. The all-male sportsmen ran, competed, and wrestled completely without clothes (togas?), celebrating the golden proportions of the male physique.Show More Summary
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SIMILARITIES between contemporary New York and ancient Greece can seem few and far between, be it the topography or the fundamentals of the alphabet.
Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Could this be the European version of karate when the Olympics began in Greece? I quote an article that says, “It combined two other popular sports of antiquity, wrestlingShow More Summary
The following article is from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Nature Calls. The way in which plants move and grow has intrigued everyone from the poets of ancient Greece to Charles Darwin, but modern science still hasn’t cracked all the secrets. Show More Summary
The Gods of Olympus must be stopped. For too long, they’ve treated the citizens of Ancient Greece as playthings, disposable little items created expressly for carrying out their will. But no longer. These citizens are mad as hell, and...Show More Summary
The Olympics may not be fully nude anymore, but that doesn't mean that our gaze upon the thousands of athletic bodies from around the globe doesn't still have the ability to change the minds of the spectators in regard to the shapes, colors and sizes of beautiful bodies.
The Rio Olympics will be the 31st Summer Games of the modern era, but they have a long way to go before they can compete with nearly 12 centuries of ancient Olympics. Athletes came from across Greece to compete in everything from running to discus to boxing to horse racing, in honour of the Greek...
Archaeologists excavating the Falyron Delta necropolis in Athens, Greece, have unearthed two mass graves containing the skeletal remains of 80 people, some with iron shackles still clamped to their wrists. In one mass grave, the bodies had been laid carefully side by side in a long line. In the other, they were more haphazardly tossed [...]
Ancient skeletal remains of at least 80 people have been discovered in an a mass grave near Athens, Greece. According to archaeologists, the skeletons – mostly of young men with their wrists bound in iron shackles – were victims of a mass execution that took place during 7th century...
Ancient execution: 80 shackled skeletons found in Greek cemetery (PHOTOS) https://t.co/JyGEL1jQuY pic.twitter.com/JOPoEAO5UR — RT (@RT_com) August 2, 2016 Centuries ago, in ancient Greece, at least 80 people—all of whom likely ranked...Show More Summary