Items tagged antiquity

Spartans Were Losers

The U.S. military’s admiration of a proto-fascist city-state is based on bad history.

Tags: war, antiquity

The World’s First Named Author Was a Woman

Meet Enheduanna — a high priestess, princess and poet more than four millennia ago.

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Your Annual Reminder to Stop Harmonizing the Nativity

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A 3,400-year-old City Emerges From The Tigris River

Tags: antiquity, cities, climate

Europe’s oldest map shows tiny Bronze Age kingdom

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Ancient Proto-math Found In Babylonian Tablet

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The whitewashing of Rome

White supremacists fetishise ancient Rome – but antiquity was more diverse and polychromatic than racists will admit

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Archaeologists uncover ancient street food shop in Pompeii

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How To Get Away with Murder

Contradictions in Roman law left incurable headaches for its judges.

Tags: antiquity, law

Ancient Egyptian coffins and mystery of ‘black goo’

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Combat experiments reveal fighting techniques of Bronze-Age warriors

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Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

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Scientists find that tin found in Israel from 3,000 years ago comes from Cornwall

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The discovery of the ancient Greek city of Tenea

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Ultra-rare discovery reveals how ancient Celtic warriors fought – 2,400 years ago

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The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture

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Why Roman concrete still stands strong while modern version decays

Tags: antiquity, architecture, science

Hattusa: The Ancient Capital of The Hittites

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Roman Roads

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Ancient Egyptian works to be published together in English for first time

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A Man Renovating His Home Discovered A Tunnel... To A Massive Underground City

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Ancient Mayan pyramid destroyed for road fill

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'Entire streets' of Roman London uncovered in the City

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Greeks, Romans wiped their asses with pottery discs

Tags: antiquity, health