The Independent (*not* the Pennsic Independent, q.v.)
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2005-04-19 12:04
Oxford scholars are using high-tech satelite technology to read the once hidden words on the hoard of manuscripts known as the Oxyrhynchus Papyri. In the last few days, works by Sophocles, Euripides, Hesiod and other classical greats have been deciphered, and it is believed early Christian texts are also amongst the works.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 10:20
The Duchess of Northumberland has a black thumb, at least when it comes to her celebrated poison garden.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-03 17:01
A massive archaeological dig has begun in the German city of Cologne, where researchers hope to sift through 100,000 cubic meters of soil in search of the city's past.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-01-14 13:06
A laboratory once used by Leonardo da Vinci for his research into the natural sciences, but later sealed off by adjacent construction, has been found at a monastery next to the Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata, in Florence, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-21 00:25
The Battle of Brunanburh, fought in 937 c.e., saw the defeat of the Vikings by the Anglo-Saxons. Now researchers believe they can place the epic battle at Wirral in England.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-11-25 11:26
An Elizabethan trading ship, recently found in the Thames estuary may have been headed on a secret trading mission to Spain.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 22:21
Over fifty shipwrecks dating to ancient times have been catalogued beneath the waters of Germany's Lake Constance.