Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 12:11
A Greek farmer recently discovered a stone monument marking the 1st century B.C.E. battle between Mithridates VI and Roman forces.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-19 08:18
The Shire of Arrows' Flight in the Kingdom of Artemisia (Provo, Utah) sponsored a medieval festival recently to benefit the "Toys for Tots" program.
Submitted by lilli on Mon, 2004-11-08 16:27
Pope Urban VIII's nephew stole 2 altar paintings from a church in Urbino in 1632 and smuggled them to Rome. Today these paintings are being displayed and ascribed to the original painter, Fra Carnevale.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 17:51
A page stolen from the Renaissance manuscript, the Sforza Hours, has at last been returned to the masterpiece.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 13:18
The controversy over the final resting place of explorer Christopher Columbus continues.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-28 18:24
Residents of the Bosnoan city of Mostar are celebrating the re-opening of an historic bridge across the Neretva River The original bridge was built in 1566 and then destroyed during the Bosnian War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 17:03
Archaeologists working on a large site south of Lisbon, Portugal, believe it to be the largest Muslim cemetery on the Iberian peninsula.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 11:10
Archaeologists studying a section of the Great Wall of China have discovered graffiti dating from the 16th century CE.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-11 19:47
Be very quiet! Florida State professor of anthropology Cheryl Ward is hunting pirates! Roman pirates!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-05-22 10:54
Librarians rejoice! The site of the ancient Library of Alexandria has been found!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-04-28 18:06
In addition to his other achievements, Leonardo da Vinci may have been the inventor of the automobile.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-04-24 14:20
The bones of a dog, which might have been a Corgi, have researchers speculating about royal pets.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-02-24 23:48
A public inquiry has been opened to study government plans to build a traffic tunnel under Stonehenge.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-12 18:12
Experts are now suggesting that Europe's mini age age which began in the 14th century may have affected trees from which the world's most famous violins were made.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-12-11 16:51
"Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson now says that he would like to follow his successful trilogy by filming "The Hobbit," Tolkien's prequel, with some of the same cast.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-11 16:58
Scientists in Italy will unearth the remains of Italian poet Petrarch in an effort to learn about his physical appearance.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-01 05:14
In celebration of the anniversary of Chaucer's death, the two earliest version of the "Canterbury Tales" have been digitized and are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-10-05 11:30
An 800-year-old Torah will begin a year-long display at the Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel in Westwood.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-25 19:17
Scientists, including Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard, plan to televise part of a two-week expedition to the Black Sea with hopes that they will discover Roman, Bronze Age or Byzantine artifacts, or even evidence of the Biblical flood.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-07-15 17:03
The Czech Republic will return 34 Hebrew manuscripts, some dating back to the 13th century, to the Jewish Theologic Seminary in Wroclaw, Poland.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-07-14 14:50
Dignitaries from Arab and Muslim countries were present for the opening of the new Great Mosque of Granada, the first mosque built in Spain since King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expelled the Muslims in 1492.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-07-09 15:02
The Treasure of Nimrud, a spectacular collection of jewelry dating back to the 8th century B.C., was put on display at the Iraqi National Museum by U.S.-led authorities.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-07-08 02:18
A Reuters article reports that geneticist Peter Forster of the University of Cambridge has produced a study indicating that farmers carried the Celtic language through the British Isles, Ireland, and France over 6,000 ago.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 14:00
British rocker Nic Potter is sellinga Bronze Age Cornish burial mound for only 150,000 pounds ($249,700).
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-06-26 14:45
Trustees at the Holy Trinity in Stratford-upon-Avon, which is in need of urgent repairs, have turned to the Internet to raise money for the building's restoration.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-05-09 16:59
Colorful village names such as "Pity Me," "No Place" and "Great Cockup," grace the English countryside. Take a stroll through English linguistics in this article.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-01-11 09:00
Dutch Archaeologists have announced the discovery of the remains of a series of Roman watchtowers along the Rhine River.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2002-10-29 13:43
Researchers from the English Heritage, a conservation society, believe that mysterious crop lines provide evidence for Iron Age cattle ranching.