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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
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
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

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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 ...
Cleveland Museum of Art Opens Massive Ancient Egypt Exhibition
As part of their ongoing, yearlong centennial celebration, the Cleveland Museum of Art presents Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt. This special exhibition opens this Sunday, March 13, and remains on view through June 12 in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith ...
Hemp Walls Saved India's Ancient Ellora Caves
Buddhist monks who prayed in India's Ellora Caves were surrounded by hemp, as plaster covering the shrines' painted walls and ceilings was made of a mixture of cannabis, clay and lime, a new study has revealed. The earthen mix turned out to be a ...
Botanist discovers Europe's largest collection of ancient oaks
As botanist Aljos Farjon recently discovered, the country manor has also been protecting a very old secret: the largest collection of ancient oaks in Europe.
Tracing ancient viruses
Those in bold possessed enough genetic code to reconstruct ancient viral sequences. Species marked with two crosses harbored two genetically distinct ERV-Fc lineages. The colored backgrounds indicate higher-order taxonomic relationships.

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