The Epic Battles That Ended Entire Empires

The Epic Battles That Ended Entire Empires

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Most ancient battles were but parts of large-scale wars that ultimately decided the fates of kingdoms and empires.

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Ancient World - The Tuareg Clans: a Complete Matriarchy and Men in Burkas

The Tuareg Clans: a Complete Matriarchy and Men in Burkas

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The Tuareg society is one of the oldest inhabiting our planet. Their customs and rituals with warrior-men wearing indigo blue turbans, independent women that have more rights than European women and men wearing burkas are truly fascinating.

Ancient World - The Most Bizarre Gods of the Ancient World

The Most Bizarre Gods of the Ancient World

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The Vikings knew that their religion would be incomplete if they did not have a god of bacon. Lo and behold, that is how Sæhrímnir came to be - the sinister deity of bacon, whose meat was the most delicious in the entire universe.

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

The Vestal Virgins - the Most Powerful Women in Antiquity

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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.

Ancient World - The Ancient Inca Airplanes Remain a Complete Mystery

The Ancient Inca Airplanes Remain a Complete Mystery

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The small golden figurines that once belonged to the Incas and so closely resemble modern-day airplanes continue to astound researchers, and the question of whether these ancient forms depicted an actual prototype remains.

Ancient World - Gigantic Reptiles Ruled the Skies of Romania 70 Million Years Ago

Gigantic Reptiles Ruled the Skies of Romania 70 Million Years Ago

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Even though the official name the creature was given was Hatzegopteryx, it quickly became better known as the flying T-rex .

Ancient World - Behold the Earliest Known Ancestral Organism of Life on the Planet

Behold the Earliest Known Ancestral Organism of Life on the Planet

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Like a wrinkled bag with a huge mouth and no eyes - this is how scientists describe the recently found fossil of a sea creature that's thought to be one of the earliest ancestors of life on Earth.

Ancient World - Why Don't Humans Have Tails?

Why Don't Humans Have Tails?

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Why don't humans have tails? The recently discovered fossilized remains of a fish, living 350 million years ago in the prehistoric seas, shed new light on this question and human evolution in general.

Ancient World - Who was Lilith and Why was She Left out of the Bible?

Who was Lilith and Why was She Left out of the Bible?

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According to the legends, Lilith reincarnated into the guise of the snake and tempted Eve from the Tree of Knowledge, to prove that even Adam's submissive wife was not perfect.

Ancient World - Ancient Mysteries That Continue to Puzzle the World

Ancient Mysteries That Continue to Puzzle the World

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Within the ancient legends and beliefs of the peoples of South Asia and Oceania we frequently see mention of the mystical Lemuria, which was said to be home to a great civilization.

Ancient World - Millennia-Old Mummy Discovered in Luxor

Millennia-Old Mummy Discovered in Luxor

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The sarcophagus with its millennia-old mummy was discovered in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor by a team of Spanish archaeologists, writes the British Independent.

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