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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 NightmaresThe Big Grey Man of Ben Macdui - Between Myths and Nightmares
04 Dec.
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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 DiedHow the Great Caravaggio Died
21 Sept.
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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 then, the circumstances surrounding his death have been shrouded in mystery.
Mysterious Temple Revealed in a Mexican Pyramid after EarthquakeMysterious Temple Revealed in a Mexican Pyramid after Earthquake
13 July
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The earthquake that hit Mexico in 2017 has led researchers to a curious new find.
How the Beautiful Helen of Troy May Have Looked LikeHow the Beautiful Helen of Troy May Have Looked Like
03 July
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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 and in sculpture alike.
This Mythical City was Once Inhabited by the Most Astounding CreaturesThis Mythical City was Once Inhabited by the Most Astounding Creatures
22 June
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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 gathering point for wise men, brave warriors and skilled artisans, it was called Hara Hoto.
Was Egon Schiele Abusive? The Debate ContinuesWas Egon Schiele Abusive? The Debate Continues
19 June
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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 PicassoThe Great Muses of the Genius Pablo Picasso
15 June
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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 his great muses he immortalized in his works.
The Crime of Passion That Shook HollywoodThe Crime of Passion That Shook Hollywood
01 June
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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 mystery.
This is What Archaeologists Discovered in Central LjubljanaThis is What Archaeologists Discovered in Central Ljubljana
01 June
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Until recently, researchers posited that a road once wound through the region, reaching the Roman settlement of Emona. Subsequently, however, it turned out that the zone was quite more intriguing.
Thousand-Year-Old Mummy Discovered in PeruThousand-Year-Old Mummy Discovered in Peru
29 May
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Scientists discovered the mummy during research at the well-known Pachacamac complex. During analysis of the object, they were surprised by the fact that the remains of the deceased were buried in a cotton coffin.