Popular Phrases Given to us by Antiquity

Popular Phrases Given to us by Antiquity

Have you ever thought about where the phrase Achilles Heel comes from? Or why liars are likened to The Boy Who Cried Wolf ?

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Antiquity - When the First Mall was Built and Other Little-Known Facts from Antiquity

When the First Mall was Built and Other Little-Known Facts from Antiquity

07.07.2017016

Today, the greater part of the history we know came from Roman and Hellenic sources. However, their chroniclers had the bad habit of calling anyone who wasn't part of their own culture a barbarian, regardless of the cultural achievements of his people.

Antiquity - The Vestal Virgins - the Most Powerful Women in Antiquity

The Vestal Virgins - the Most Powerful Women in Antiquity

24.02.2017025

In the days when women's social status was akin to that of slaves and farm animals, there was one group of women that stood near the very peak of the societal hierarchy.

Antiquity - Egyptologist Solves an Ancient Mystery

Egyptologist Solves an Ancient Mystery

25.06.20140254

One of the greatest enigmas, which has been puzzling us for thousands of years, has now been solved. The mysterious disappearance of a 50000-strong Persian army in an Egyptian desert in 524 B. C. was unriddled by Prof. Olaf Kaper from Leiden University.

Antiquity - Sleep disorders are from antiquity until today

Sleep disorders are from antiquity until today

05.03.20100186

Lunatics meaning people who sleep walk, or sleepwalkers are known since antiquity. The first stories of the unusual phenomenon can be found in the Sumerian Empire and on the on ancient Egyptian Papyru

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