Category: Ancient

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

That time a horse was made Senator of the Roman Empire

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

The Tomb of Kaires, the ‘Keeper of the Secret’ and the Pharoah’s ‘Sole Friend’, found in Egypt

The Aztecs were obsessed with human sacrifice — here’s why

Man discovers invaluable hidden treasure while fixing his toilet

November 4, 1922: Howard Carter discovers King Tut’s tomb

Farmer finds 3,400-year-old secret hidden among his olive trees in a hole

This elite unit of the Spartan army was made up of 150 pairs of homosexual lovers

Historians say ‘10,000 BC’ is the most historically inaccurate movie ever

Medieval mind games practiced by the Russian Knight

What happened to the ancient Mayans?

Step inside the unbelievable underground city of Derinkuyu, which has sat hundreds of feet below the Earth’s surface for centuries

The He-gassen Scrolls prove that fart jokes have always been funny

Things you didn’t know about Ancient Egypt

The legendary Sphinx is much more than just a monument in Giza

What was game night like during medieval times?

Why Julius Caesar was the worst pirate prisoner ever

“Yo’ mama” joke is actually older than yo’ mama

Julius Caesar got kidnapped by pirates and complained that his ransom was too low

The mystical books that Rome used to influence the future

How hippos were used to stir conflict in ancient Egypt

This ancient Roman woman is looking fabulous in the afterlife

How a rogue sheep led to one of history’s greatest archaeological finds

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