Tag: History

Spanish Archaeologist Sentenced to Prison

“A significant discovery was believed to have been made when a series of nearly 300 ostracas (ceramic pieces) with words engraved in Latin , Basque, and Egyptian hieroglyphs were discovered on the site. Eliseo Gil, the excavation director, once boasted that their discovery would “rewrite the history books”.” – Stephen…

A Sleeping Ancient City Revealed: Falerii Novi and GPR

“The astonishing level of detail which we have achieved at Falerii Novi, and the surprising features that GPR has revealed, suggest that this type of survey could transform the way archaeologists investigate urban sites, as total entities.” – Professor Martin Millett, Cambridge’s Faculty of…

The Sleeping Cupid and Michelangelo

“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.” – Michelangelo This is the Article of the Month for March, 2020. The topic for the Article of the Month is voted on…

On the Etymologies of Romulus, Remus, and Rome

For as long as I can remember, I have heard that Rome was named after Romulus and that the naming was done by Romulus himself after he killed his brother Remus. This made sense to me as even in today’s English you can see…

Pompeii; Lost for 1,684 Years or Known through the Ages?

A popular notion has entrenched itself in the minds of the general public. The notion is that the city of Pompeii in Italy was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in 79 AD, and that its location was lost until the 18th century. The other…

The History of Fomenko’s New Chronology

This article contains a concise overview of the development of Fomenko’s New Chronology. This article is directly based on the writing from Fomenko at the beginning of his ‘Royal Rome Rivers Oka and Volga’. This article also contains a concise account of the basic…

History: Methods, Studies, and History

This article contains a collection of links to other articles that help understand history and historical studies. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~

The Megalithic Temples of Malta

The Megalithic Temples of Malta are six megalithic temple sites that are found on the islands of Malta and Gozo. Each are the result of an individual development. Each site is unique. The temples are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. All the…

A Beginner’s Guide to Historical Method

This article contains my review of Robert W. Brown’s The Historical Method. Brown’s publication establishes some methods of historical investigation. It also establishes some issues that may be faced when investigating history. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ “…what animates the most feverishly committed historians is…

Biography of John Amos Comenius

John Amos Comenius is also known by Jan Amos Comenius, Johannes Amos Comenius, Jana Amose Komenskeho, and Jan Amos Komensky. He was born in 1592 and died in 1670. He advocated for working with nature, instead of against it. He published over 150 works…

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