Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World
By Ḏḥwty, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins Astronomy is often considered to be one of the oldest branches of science. In
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The Eastern Roman Empire’s Legacy to Astronomy
By Monica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Decades ago, the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for corruption and
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Do All Roads ACTUALLY Lead to Rome?
We all know the phrase “All roads lead to Rome”. Today, it is used proverbially and has come to mean
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Tabula Cortonensis
By Natalia Klimczak, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins 2,200 years ago, a pair of skilled Etruscan hands crafted a tablet that
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The Only Library Ever Recovered from Antiquity
By Wu Mingren, Contributing writer, Ancient Origins The Villa of the Papyri is the name given to a private house
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The Mystery of the Roman Tunnels of Baiae
By Ḏḥwty, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins There are certain places on Earth in which nature is imbued with the supernatural.
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A Discovery That Shook the Archaeological World
By Ryan Stone, Contributing writer, Ancient Origins “A gentleman and a scholar.” There are few such men who fit this
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The Lovers’ Coin
by Brittany Marie Garcia The story of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is a love story of seduction, exotic locations, love-triangles,
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Built to Last: The Secret that Enabled Roman Roads to Withstand the Passage of Time
By Wu Mingren, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins The Romans were renowned as great engineers and this is evident in the
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It’s Pi Time!
The history of pie is both storied and interesting in and of itself. Did you know, for instance, that the
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