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The Discovery of Aristotle's tomb announced

Archaeologist Kostas Sismanidis announced the discovery of the likely resting place of Aristotle at an international conference at Thessaloniki on Thursday. 126 more words

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Eva's Deli

Restaurant: Eva’s Deli, Bridgeport, CT 

This is a bit different than most of my posts. However, recently myself and a film crew created a documentary about a local restaurant in Bridgeport, CT,  247 more words

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Italy busts gang 'smuggling looted archaeological treasures'

Police arrested two alleged gang members and seized hundreds of looted treasures from the ancient Greek and Roman eras during the operation. 79 more words

Roman

1915 – The Armenian Genocide begins

24 April

The Armenian Genocide was the Ottoman government’s systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects inside their historic homeland, which lies within the present-day Republic of Turkey. 310 more words

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1184 BC – Traditional date of the fall of Troy

24 April

In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans (Greeks) after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta. 97 more words

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Stolen Greek Artefacts discovered by Italian Police

Over 250 Greek artefacts dating from the 2nd to the 5th Centuries BC were discovered during a raid for illegal weapons near the Sicilian city of Enna. 49 more words

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529 – First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis is issued

7 April

The Corpus Iuris Civilis (“Body of Civil Law”) is the modern name for a collection of fundamental works in jurisprudence, issued from 529 to 534 by order of Justinian I, Eastern Roman Emperor. 442 more words

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