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Lost Armenian monastery

EVERY PHILOLOGIST DREAMS OF THIS HAPPENING: Ani ruins reveal hidden secrets from below. New underground structures have come to light in Ani, one of Turkey’s most breathtaking ancient sites. History researcher Sezai Yaz?c? says the ancient...Show More Summary

Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Two of Gaming's Greatest Minds Team up for a Mysterious Nintendo 3DS Adventure

Together for the First Time, Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright Rewrite History REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- One is a brilliant archeologist who has traveled the world solving puzzles and unearthing ancient civilizations. The other is a bumbling defense attorney whose sense of justice is matched only by his sense of style. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem v kalendas septembres

ante diem v kalendas septembres rites in honour of Sol and Luna near the Circus Maximus 29 B.C. dedication of the ara Victoriae in the Curia 430 A.D. — death of St. Augustine 1797 — birth of Karl Otfried Muller (Classical scholar and archaeologist)

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem vii kalendas septembres

ante diem vii kalendas septembres 55 B.C. — Julius Caesar invades Britain, but doesn’t stick around very long 1875 — Birth of John Buchan, 1st Baron of Tweedsmuir and Governor-General of Canada … and author of a decent biography of Augustus

Lifestyles of the Ancient Britons

The Ancient Britons Ross 1987 Submitter: This was found in the library at the small UK primary school (ages 3-11) where I teach. We have a wide variety of history resources and I had no hesitation in weeding this one. The information is inaccurate, and terribly wishy-washy – there’s no dates anywhere in the book! […]

This Tiny Copper Awl Is Rewriting History

A small copper awl found in a woman's ancient grave in Israel is rewriting history. It's the oldest metal object ever found in the Middle East, and was probably owned by the apparently important 40-year-old woman buried with it in an extravagant Tel Tsaf grave, LiveScience reports. The awl's date...

Welcome To The New El Pollo Loco: 2010 And 2011 Are Ancient History

By The Specialist: I ran across a very well organized, written, and compelling Seeking Alpha piece written by Suhail Capital on El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) entitled El Pollo Loco: PE 'Bust-Out', 20+ Years Of Failed Domestic Expansion, Pre-IPO Window Dressing Make An Ideal Short. Show More Summary

Ancient History: 21 Photos of Art Deco From Before South Beach Came Back

last weekNews : The Newsroom

The Miami Beach Architectural District, the official and original name of the 'Art Deco District', was designated to the National Register of Historic Places as the nation's first historic district of 20th...

Gold coin may be key to solve Sweden's 'Pompeii'

Swedish archaeologists found a rare and valuable golden coin from ancient Rome on Monday. And they think it may explain a key part of the Sweden's history. Archaeologists found the coin on Monday at a site on the island of Öland that's been compared to Italy's Pompeii. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History:

ante diem xii kalendas septembres Consualia — festival involving games/chariot races in honour of Consus and other assorted divinities; one of the races apparently featured chariots pulled by mules 753 B.C.(?) – rape of the Sabine women (which traditionally happened during the celebration of the above)

Wealth of pottery found in Corinth tomb

An ancient tomb in Corinth has been found with an impressive collection of pottery. The tomb dates to between 800 and 760 B.C., very early in the city’s history. There’s evidence of settlement in Corinth as early as 6,500 B.C., but there appears to have been a significant loss of population from 2,500 B.C. until [...]

Wedbush Securities Would Really Prefer To Focus On The Present

Unfortunately for the brokerage, regulators like the SEC and FINRA keep dredging up the distant past of two years ago, when the firm was perhaps a little more lax vis-à-vis market access. But that’s ancient history, history which, Wedbush...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History:

 ante diem xiii kalendas septembres 2 A.D. — death of Augustus’ grandson/adoptive son Lucius  Caesar in Massalia 14 A.D. — execution/death of Agrippa Postumus (still not sure of the source for that)

The mugshot that launched a presidential campaign?

If Rick Perry beats the charges, which he should, he emerges a hero and 2012 is ancient history.

Rollin’ Bones: The History of Dice

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

The following is reprinted from the book Uncle John's Unsinkable Bathroom Reader. The next time you find yourself rolling a pair of dice, know that you’re tapping into something primordial- keeping alive an ancient tradition that began...Show More Summary

Friday Retrospect: The US Trade in Ancient Egyptian Artefacts: "Saving History"?

The assertion that colletors are saving history through collecting antiquities bought on the no-questions-asked market is examined with referenc to specific cases showing some practices on that market: PACHI Wednesday, 23 April 2014: ' The US Trade in Ancient Egyptian Artefacts: "Saving History"?'

Embalming study 'rewrites' key chapter in Egyptian history

Researchers have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.

Embalming study 'rewrites' chapter in Egyptian history

The origins of mummification may have started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought, according to a study published August 13, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Stephen Buckley from University of York and colleagues from Macquarie University and University of Oxford. read more

Embalming study 'rewrites' key chapter in Egyptian history

Researchers from the Universities of York, Macquarie and Oxford have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought. The scientific findings of...Show More Summary

Byrnes: Charity and the Jurisprudential Lessons from History

William Byrnes IV (Thomas Jefferson), The Development of Charity: Jurisprudential Lessons from History: This article describes the ancient legal practices, codified in Biblical law and later rabbinical commentary, to protect the needy. The ancient Hebrews were the first civilization to establish a charitable framework for the caretaking of the populace....

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