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The True Age Of The Sphinx And Did The Earth’s Axis Tilt Violently in 2345 BC

You’ve probably heard of “the Egyptian Sphinx mystery”?

Jonathan Gray shares some fascinating secrets about its true age.

So how old is the Sphinx – really? 1,991 more words

The Truth Will Set You Free

Babylonian Superstitions and the Modern Equivalents

Babylonia of ancient Mesopotamia, a civilization established over 4,000 years ago, was unrivaled in its superstition. Mythology, religion, magic, and unseen forces of every kind were present in every moment and every situation. 800 more words

Ancient History

The deer and the palm tree

Today is our last day in Italy – tomorrow return to the green valleys. Big Boy T (7 years and 3/7) and I went to visit the archaeological site of Herculaneum. 709 more words

Deer

The Amazons - I am very excited

Review copy of Adrienne Mayor’s The Amazons: Lives & Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World, via Tor.com. I am to review this for Tor.com, and I am positively… 72 more words

Tor.com

'A History of Ancient Greece in 50 lives' launches at It's All Greek! : October 2014

Once again, we at It’s All Greek were delighted to welcome David Stuttard on the occasion of the launch of his most recent book: ‘A History of Ancient Greece in 50 lives’. 57 more words

It's All Greek

What the heck? This is what happened on October 29th

Today in History….

539 BC Cyrus the Great (founder of Persian Empire) entered capital of Babylon and allowed the Jews to return to their land. 742 more words

General History