Archive - Apr 9, 2007
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 19:08
DNA evidence from the remains of a Viking woman seems to point to the fact that her ancestors originated in the area of the Black Sea. The woman was buried in a grave in Norway's Oseberg Viking ship, one of the country's most famous burial sites, but her roots were in the Black Sea region, according to Professor Per Holck of the University of Oslo.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 15:55
Medieval sights and sounds were the order of the day recently when Lynchburg College (Virginia) presented its annual Medieval and Renaissance Evening complete with handsome knights in armor, lovely ladies in long gowns and clever bards. Christa Desrets of the Lynchburg News-Advance has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 11:21
In response to a push by 35,000 speakers of Romansch in Switzerland, techno-giants Google and Microsoft have announced that they will support the language in their software.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 07:27
In an article for Great Britain's The Oldie, Peter Jones "gets to the Bottom of How Julius Caesar really spoke", to the ire of some traditionalists.