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Ancient World

Antiquities, historical events and facts. Ancient civilizations and extinct cultures. The secrets and mysteries of ancient civilizations.
The Big Grey Man of Ben Macdui - Between Myths and Nightmares
The Big Grey Man of Ben Macdui - Between Myths and Nightmares
04 Dec.
The Big Grey Man of Ben Macdui, or simply the Grey Man, is a creature that is said to live in Ben Macdui, the 2nd highest mountain in Scotland.
How the Great Caravaggio Died
How the Great Caravaggio Died
21 Sept.
The unsurpassed master of the brush, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio died in 1610 in Tuscany, 4 years after killing a man in a street brawl in Rome. Since ...
Mysterious Temple Revealed in a Mexican Pyramid after Earthquake
Mysterious Temple Revealed in a Mexican Pyramid after Earthquake
13 July
The earthquake that hit Mexico in 2017 has led researchers to a curious new find.
How the Beautiful Helen of Troy May Have Looked Like
How the Beautiful Helen of Troy May Have Looked Like
03 July
So many legends have arisen about the daughter of Zeus's beauty that countless artists have over the centuries attempted to capture her likeness onto canvas ...
This Mythical City was Once Inhabited by the Most Astounding Creatures
This Mythical City was Once Inhabited by the Most Astounding Creatures
22 June
Mongolian legends tell of how the Gobi desert was a vast sea centuries ago, with the very progeny of the gods inhabiting its shores. The mythical city was a ...
Was Egon Schiele Abusive? The Debate Continues
Was Egon Schiele Abusive? The Debate Continues
19 June
Egon Schiele's erotic drawings are disturbing to many, while his nude works have been controversial in his time and continue to be in ours.
The Great Muses of the Genius Pablo Picasso
The Great Muses of the Genius Pablo Picasso
15 June
Picasso's contemporaries used to say that he changed women as often as he changed his style of painting. He was a real magnet for the opposite sex, while ...
The Crime of Passion That Shook Hollywood
The Crime of Passion That Shook Hollywood
01 June
Alongside the production of the first films however, the era of early Hollywood is also associated with a dreadful murder, which still remains shrouded in ...
This is What Archaeologists Discovered in Central Ljubljana
This is What Archaeologists Discovered in Central Ljubljana
01 June
Until recently, researchers posited that a road once wound through the region, reaching the Roman settlement of Emona. Subsequently, however, it turned out ...
Thousand-Year-Old Mummy Discovered in Peru
Thousand-Year-Old Mummy Discovered in Peru
29 May
Scientists discovered the mummy during research at the well-known Pachacamac complex. During analysis of the object, they were surprised by the fact that ...