Category: Ancient

Rare 2,600-year-old agate seal and clay stamp found bearing Biblical names

Inside the lives of King Henry VIII’s wives and children

Ancient fast food: Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old “snack shack” in Pompeii

Why did the French hate Queen Catherine de Medici?

April 2, 1513: Juan Ponce de Leon claims Florida for Spain

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These boots were made for walking: Medieval skeleton found with footwear unscathed

Forget ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and learn about these real famous pirates

Viking raids and marine exploration were all made possible because of tar

Beer is older than we thought

The history of the Amish and why they still rock horse and buggies

Phoenician DNA reveals the true fate of the Biblical Canaanites

Andrew Jackson’s real legacy is a giant block of cheese

The insanely ancient history of Checkers

Shining a light on the Dark Ages of medieval Europe

This lost city was the Vegas of Ancient Rome

When Bjorn Ironside accidentally invaded the wrong city

Found brooch tells a story of Nazi hatred, ancient history and the Viking influence on the world

The world’s oldest use of the word ‘Jerusalem’ now on display

Amazingly accurate pregnancy test told ancient Egyptians they were a new mummy

That time a horse was made Senator of the Roman Empire

How Indonesian women discovered Madagascar

That one time Nero tried killing his mom with a ship

The greatest find of the 21st century solves 3,000-year-old mystery of the Trojan War

Kesh: Ireland’s legendary caves of wonder and beauty continue to enchant and mystify

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