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Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Roman City in Rennes, France

In Rennes, northwestern France, archaeologists have uncovered remnants of a vibrant ancient Roman city beneath a 19th-century hospital. This significant discovery, initiated in 2022, is

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The Mystery of Thomas More’s Birthplace

Walking through London’s Cheapside is a journey through history. From the Old English ceapan, meaning ‘to buy’ (and nothing to do with the Victorian associations

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The pre-Hispanic stone structure excavated in Mexico. Source: Gerardo Peña/INAH

In April near the small village of Tecacahuaco, Hidalgo in east central Mexico, a farmer exploring his land discovered an unusual circular structure made from

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4,000-Year-Old Rock Art From Unknown Culture Uncovered in Venezuela

An archaeological team in Venezuela has uncovered 20 ancient rock art sites in Canaima National Park, consisting of both pictograms and petroglyphs, estimated to be

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A Brief History of English Numeracy

The English medical practitioner John Bulwer wrote a treatise in 1644 that argued humans were natural ‘Arithmeticians’, capable of both performing arithmetic and divining the

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Italy’s Cult of Fascist Martyrs

More than 1,000 people walked in sacred silence through Milan, their black shirts illuminated by flaming torches. Those towards the front held aloft Italy’s national

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Study Revises History of Brazilian Coast Occupation From 2,000 Years Ago

A brilliant new study from Brazil has revised the historical narrative of human occupation along Brazil’s coast, offering new insights into the ancient sambaqui builders

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Study Challenges Popular Idea That Easter Islanders Committed ‘Ecocide’

Study Challenges Popular Idea That Easter Islanders Committed ‘Ecocide’  A new study is challenging the long-held belief that the ancient inhabitants of Easter Island, also

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New Paleo-Hispanic Alphabet Discovered in Spain

Researchers in have announced a groundbreaking discovery at the Tartessian site of Casas del Turuñuelo in Guareña, Badajoz, Spain. A slate tablet inscribed with what

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The Theft of the Ghent Altarpiece

Early on the morning of 11 April 1934 the sacristan of St Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent stumbled on a crime scene. The Ghent Altarpiece –