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Roman Historiography: An Introduction to its Basic Aspects and Development

Roman Historiography: An Introduction to its Basic Aspects and Development

We know the big names - Cicero, Diodorus, Caesar, Livy - but we forget how periods in Rome's history were recorded by multiple people, mostly at the same...

Santa Eansvida's remains found in England

Santa Eansvida's remains found in England

A team of British archaeologists managed to identify remains preserved in a church in Folkestone, in the south-east of England, as belonging to Saint Eansvida, an Anglo-Saxon princess who lived between approximately 630 and 650 years and played a key role in the Christianization of Great Brittany.

Any idea what type of 1920-1930s tank this is?

Any idea what type of 1920-1930s tank this is?

It's sitting in front of Escuela Militar in Lima, Peru. Looks like a 1930's French or British tank/tankette (Bolivia used some UK tanks in a war in the 30s). Not in the AMR3x series as far as I c…

Battle of Tours

Battle of Tours

At the Battle of Tours near Poitiers, France, Frankish leader Charles Martel, a Christian, defeats a large army of Spanish Moors, halting the Muslim advance into Western Europe. Abd-ar-Rahman, the Muslim governor of Cordoba, was killed in the fighting, and the Moors retreated from Gaul, never to return in such force.

They find fragments of bones and wood in nails from 2,000 years ago and speculate that they are with those who crucified Jesus Christ

They find fragments of bones and wood in nails from 2,000 years ago and speculate that they are with those who crucified Jesus Christ

Although "the scientific evidence that the nails were used to crucify someone is strong," experts question their direct connection to the crucifixion of Jesus. Scientists have found fragments of ancient bones and wood in the nails that would have been used to crucify Jesus Christ, reports Haaretz.

A portion of wall at Mari

A portion of wall at Mari

A portion of the fortifications at the site of Mari, modern-day Tell Hariri, Syria. Mari's fortifications entered their most advanced stage in the 19th century BCE when the city and the rest of the...