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Ancient Nemea Greece, the Panhellenic Sanctuary of Zeus

Ancient Nemea is the old stamping ground of Heracles and a precinct and sanctuary sacred and dedicated to the God of Nemean Zeus. Nemea is located on the north-eastern part of the Peloponnese in the prefecture of Corinthia, southern mainland Greece. 1,811 more words

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Arykanda Turkey, a magnificently sited Hellenistic Lycian city

The vast and archaeological rich ancient city of Arykanda is harmoniously set in a magnificent natural position in the province of Antalya on the southern (Turquoise) coast of Turkey. 1,936 more words

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"Bronze Age DNA calls famous biblical slaughter into question" | New Scientist

DNA from five ancient skeletons confirms the Canaanites were not annihilated by the Israelites, as the Bible suggests, but live on in modern day Lebanon… 12 more words

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Who Were the Nordic Giants that Went to Ireland? Our Ancestors?

Legend has it that during the days of Viking marauding, some very large people went to Ireland. They are known as the Fomorian which means “giants.” Who were these early giants of the sea? 328 more words

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The Fleur-de-Lis Found in Ancient Egypt

The image of the ancient symbol, the fleur-de-lis, conjures thoughts of ancient conspiracies and hidden secrets known only to a select few (nobility and those involved with them). 186 more words

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Here Come Those Iberians Again…

Oh geez, those Iberians are confusing but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to discuss a little bit more about them. A lot of people come to my blog searching for Iberian information so I had to tell everyone about the… 193 more words

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Vikings… Are You Related to the Ancient Scandinavian Heros? Ask the Icelanders to Read the Genealogies to You

Today, Denmark, Sweden and Norway have their own separate languages but long ago, they shared the same language. If you want to hear the closest thing to that ancient language, go to Iceland. 239 more words

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