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Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Ancient Goddess Barbi: Historical Views from the Year 5000
(Author's Note: Read this only if you consider laughter a sincere form of worship!) In the year 5000, historians will seek to patch together traces of the past, to discover what life was like in today's current era. Here's one humorous view of what they might...
Paganism & Wicca >> Humor
Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Magick in Ancient Egypt
"O Isis great enchantress, free me, release me from all evil red things, from the fever of the god and the fever of the goddess. From death, and deathfrom pain, and the pain that comes over me; as though hast freed, as thou hast released thy son Horus,...
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian

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Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures
The two Indian sculptures, valued together at about $450,000, were to have been included in an auction on Tuesday titled “The Lahiri Collection: Indian and Himalayan Art, Ancient and Modern,” officials with the United States Immigration and Customs ...
Bond Between Humans And Dogs Dates Back To Ancient Times
The bond shared by humans and their dogs goes back to ancient times, a study found. Anthropologist Rob Losey discovered an ancient burial site where dogs were buried alongside humans. Losey, from the University of Alberta, started to analyze the bond ...
Unearthing an Old Reptilian Relative of Dinosaurs
Climate change taught ancient ichthyosaurs a lesson: Adapt or die
'The Ancient Minstrel,' by Jim Harrison

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