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Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-06-27 21:28
Professor Stephen Knight, a British academic, believes that Robin Hood never existed.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-06-26 14:43
Tour the Sistine Chapel on the Vatican's new website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-06-12 14:17
A laser technique used in medicine and aircraft design may help reconstruct ancient artifacts.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-06-10 15:08
A Paris exhibit of medieval toilets and sanitation proves that people of the Middle Ages were more advanced than once thought.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-06-09 22:24
To continue our ongoing discussion of medieval sanitation practices, consider this article from BBC News about the restoration of a 1200-year-old fossilized human faeces, quite possibly the most popular exhibit at the Archaeological Resource Centre in York, England.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-06-04 17:07
Researchers at the Royal Chemistry Society are studying the effects of mead on virility and fertility and are seeking volunteers for their research.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-05-21 18:39
A non-destrustive laser has been used to date the pigments of the Lindisfarne Gospels, helping researchers to move the date back to 720 CE.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-05-20 20:53
"Boxgrove Man," a forerunner of Neanderthal and the oldest hominid found in Britain, will receive further study, according to British archaeologists.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-05-15 18:03
"The medieval concept of a community of scholars seeking truth is not in itself a justification for the state to put money into that. We might do it at say a level of a hundredth of what we do now" says Education Secretary, Charles Clarke.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-05-14 20:13
After 1300 years, the Lindisfarne Gospels will return to the Holy Island.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-05-13 16:54
A 300-ft-wide eye logo advertising Channel 4's "Big Brother" program has been painted next to the famous Uffington Chalk Horse, enraging local residents.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-05-08 01:03
Gavin Dollard, a resident of Ivybridge in Devon, England, is building his own "cromlech," or Bronze Age burial chamber.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-05-08 01:02
A survey of the grounds of Glyndwr Castle in Wales may reveal lost buildings named in the writings of court poet Iolo Goch.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-05-06 16:38
A German archaeological expedition believes it has found the tomb of King Gilgamesh, the subject of humanity's oldest book.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-04-21 16:26
A 13th century gold brooch was discovered recently by Adina Parnell, a retired school secretary in Devon, England.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-21 04:38
Metro station signs in Newcastle, England are being translated into Latin in a bid to boost tourism.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-03-20 20:59
A medieval best buckle, discovered when workers tore down an old Nestle factory in Norwich, England, has led scientists to unearth the remains of a Saxon settlement.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-01-12 05:00
A 15th century ship discovered in South Wales in June, 2002, may have crossed the Atlantic.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2002-12-19 16:13
Archaeologists excavating a 15th century ship in Newport, Wales have unearthed human remains.
Submitted by Francesca on Tue, 2002-12-17 13:20
Historical records may be lost if put in a digital format, because of the rapid advancement in computer technology.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2002-12-16 18:20
Two young men with metal detectors have discovered a Bronze Age treasure dating back 3,000 years near Rossett, in Wrexham, Wales.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2002-12-03 19:10
A 16-foot-long dugout canoe was discovered by a fisherman in Dunwich, England, is being studied and preserved by scientists.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2002-11-27 11:15
A student died Sunday in Bristol, England after being being flung 100 feet from a catapult.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2002-11-26 19:31
The 13th century Black Book of Carmarthen, containing some of the earliest literature of Wales, will soon be available online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2002-11-15 15:39
A Saxon burial urn and a Roman wall have been found in a Buckinghamshire garden.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2002-11-04 20:13
An amateur archaeologist with a metal detector has discovered hidden treasure outside London.