Archive - Jul 6, 2008

9th century Islamic coin found in Oslo

Norwegian archaeologists are abuzz over the discovery of a 9th century Iranian silver dirhem, one of the earliest Middle Eastern coins found in Scandinavia. (photo)

A tour of "remarkable Viking sites"

Jeff Lukovich takes visitors on a unique tour of Newfoundland's Viking sites in an article for Canada.com.

Photos from Great Northern War

Gwennie shares photos from the Kingdom of Lochac's Great Northern War which took place recently in River Haven (Samford, QLD, Australia).

"Michelangelo Code" latest renaissance mystery

Reminiscent of "The Da Vinci Code," a decades-old mystery involves the claim that Michelangelo painted subversive messages into his frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, including "secret" profile of the medieval poet Dante and a portrait of Jesus on the cross.