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  • Minos Taurus The Bull Of Knossos

    I am the bull of Knossos, where rich Minoans live amidst painted splendour. On the island of Crete I am surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, by mountains and plains, by bronze, by ...

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  • Tragic Coriolanus, Roman Warrior Or Traitor

    William Shakespeare’s Roman play Antony and Cleopatra impresses upon the audience a vast universe which includes Rome, Alexandria, and Athens. In contrast, his othe...

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  • The Byzantine Emperors 395 – 491 AD

    The Byzantine Emperors witnessed the disintegration of the western Roman Empire which did not survive past the fifth century.

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  • Ancient Greek Theophanies, Ghosts And Hallucinations

    Gods and goddesses revealed themselves rather remarkably often to the privileged and chosen ancient Greeks, even if it was in disguise to hide their blinding brilliance. 

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  • Grand Alliances: The Anglo-French War 1294 – 1303

    In 1294, after almost 30 years of peace, England and France went to war. This sowed the seeds of the conflict known as the Hundred Years War, the era of the longbow and t...

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Karahan Tepe Statues Revealed

Wednesday December 06, 2023 12:00pm EST
Karahan Tepe Statues Revealed

In September 2023, a new enclosure at Karahan Tepe was uncovered, revealing, two remarkable uniq

Iraq: Mysterious Ancient Mesopotamia

Monday October 30, 2023 12:00pm EST
Iraq: Mysterious Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Origins’ Dr Micki Pistorius takes you on a virtual preview of the sites of Iraq.

The Elusive King Alcinous and the Phaeacians

Wednesday September 20, 2023 12:00pm EST
The Elusive King Alcinous  and the Phaeacians

The mythological Alcinous and the location of his kingdom of the Phaeacians have remained one of

 

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The World’s Most Amazing Ancient Pyramids

The World’s Most Amazing Ancient Pyramids

There is one structure in our world's history which has consistently provoked wonder and awe: an

Ancient Greek Philosophers

Ancient Greek Philosophers

In the shadow of the Parthenon, amid the whispers of olive groves and along the sun-kissed shore

Alexander the Great Revealed

Alexander the Great Revealed

Step into the captivating world of Alexander the Great.

Unveiled: Secrets of Ancient Masks

Unveiled: Secrets of Ancient Masks

Join us as we explore the many faces of ancient masks and the secrets they hold!

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The Genealogy of Aeneas Mythical Hero or Historical Figure?

The Genealogy of Aeneas Mythical Hero or Historical Figure?

The myth of Aeneas has him as a hero who escaped the sacking of Troy, carrying his father Anchis

Renegade Christian Relic Where is the Spear of Destiny

Renegade Christian Relic Where is the Spear of Destiny

Among religious artifacts the most famous in Christianity is undoubtedly the Spear of Destiny, t

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