Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-19 13:11
David Rapp of Haaretz International takes a look at the Vienna Genesis, a 6th century illuminated biblical codex held by the Austrian National Library in Vienna.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-17 10:16
Amanda Greene reports on the mythology of the Knights Templars and their portrayal in books such as The Da Vinci Code. Is it fact ot fiction?
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 02:03
Gary Lee and Jim Wilkinson used a metal detector to discover a 4th century Roman baptismal font near Grimsby, England.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-24 16:51
The remains of a 12th century crusader-era man were discovered recently during excavations in the Jaffa, Israel flea market.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-23 10:35
Fans of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code are seeking the Holy Grail for themselves at Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-16 11:33
A solid silver cross, inscribed with the word, "IESVS" has been dated to the 1200's by historians at the British Museum.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-10 09:35
Several hundred early Christian Byzantine artifacts which were stolen 30 years ago have been returned to the Republic of Cyprus.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-05 17:22
A wall painting of an Anglo-Saxon Saint dating from the 10th century has been discovered at Deerhurst Church near Tewkesbury, England.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-06-25 19:25
The demolition of a garage in Gloucester will enable the original cloister of the Blackfriars Priory to be restored.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-24 17:03
A British historian is claiming that St. Mark's Tomb in Venice contains not the bones of the saint but those of Alexander the Great.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-21 15:04
Two skeletons in a 1200-year-old cliff-face cemetery have been discovered in Pembrokeshire, Wales by archaeologists lowered on ropes.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-06-18 13:34
Germany was where more male and female "witches" were killed by civilian tribunals around the start of the 15th century, according to a new book on the Inquisition -- about 25,000 out of a population of 16 million -- but the book's editor says that fewer people were killed in the Inquisition than is commonly believed.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-04-21 21:25
This week Dame Aoife provides links for websites dealing with holy orders and monasteries.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 10:20
A second ghostly image of a face has been discovered on the back of the famous Shroud of Turin
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-03 00:35
Some linguistic experts are less than thrilled with the historical accuracy of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ."
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-02-25 14:17
This week Dame Aoife shares links dealing with the history and social customs of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-12-08 15:55
New scholarly research on a burial box, purported to be that of James, brother of Jesus, says it is too early to call the box a fake.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2003-11-06 21:39
Dame Aoife shares links dealing with the Crusades.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-11-03 17:22
A controversial program based on Dan Brown's best-selling book, "The Da Vinci Code" will air on ABC News November 3, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-08-05 04:45
Boston Globe: Antiquities dealer, Oded Golan, has been arrested for suspicion of forgery after experts declared the ossuary box, brought to light by Golan, was a fake.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-06-25 13:33
Guardian Unlimited: University of Texas Health Science Centre believes he may have an explanation for the Shroud of Turin: bacteria.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-06-21 14:00
National Geographic News: The Israel Antiquities Authority has declared the controversial "Jesus Box" a fake. The first century ossuary, which bears the name of Jesus, was discovered last year.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-05-01 18:30
National Geographic: A controversial ossuary discovered last fall bearing the inscription "James, Son of Joseph, Brother of Jesus" is closer to being declared authentic, researchers say.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2003-04-09 16:50
The Easter season is upon us and Aoife shares annotated links dealing with food and farming for a medieval spring.