Posts Tagged ‘century’

Archaeologists Unearth First Century Roman Refrigerator in Bulgaria

Over the last few decades, archaeologists from Bulgaria and Poland have been performing excavations at the site where the Roman legionary fortress of Novae once stood.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Evidence of Opium Use By Canaanites in 14th Century BC Found

Human beings have been using hallucinogenic or psychoactive drugs to experience pleasurable sensations or induce altered states of consciousness for thousands of years. It is possible this activity dates back tens of thousands of years, although definitive proof of this fact remains elusive. But thanks to a new study carried out by researchers from the […]

9th-century mosque in Shiraz undergoes restoration

TEHRAN—Parts of the tilework of Atiq Mosque, which is considered the oldest mosque of Shiraz, in southern Fars province, have undergone urgent restoration, the provincial tourism chief has said. The project is being carried out by experienced restorers under the supervision of cultural heritage experts, Seyyed Moayyed Mohsen-Nejad explained on Monday. The 9th-century mosque was […]

Fashion Notes: 115 Photos of Queen Elizabeth’s Century-Defining Style

Queen Elizabeth II has passed but her century-defining style lives fiercely through decades of fashion that she inspired.

17th Century Vampire Grave Unearthed in Poland

Vampire tales are normally associated with Transylvania. This mysterious Romanian locale was the mythical home of Count Dracula and the actual home of the merciless 15th century prince Vlad Dracul or Vlad the Impaler, whose evil deeds inspired the Dracula legend.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

14th-century masterpiece minor restoration gets complete

TEHRAN–Restorers have finished work on the premises of the UNESCO-registered Soltanieh, which supports the third-largest brick dome in the world. Cobblestone paths, bricks and sanitary facilities were amended during this season of restoration, IRIB quoted a local tourism official as saying on Tuesday. Interior decorations, plaster columns, electrical and mechanical installations operations, and wooden fences […]

Obama Sings The Praises Of Fauci’s “Once-In-A Century Public Health” Leadership

Former President Barack Obama has heaped praised onto Dr. Fauci following the White House chief medical adviser’s resignation announcement this week. In a tweet posted just hours after Fauci announced he would be ‘stepping down’, […] The post Obama Sings The Praises Of Fauci’s “Once-In-A Century Public Health” Leadership appeared first on News Punch. Source

Africa Remains At The Center Of A 21st Century Cold War

United States President Joe Biden announced during July that he would host a summit with African leaders at the White House in December. This announcement by Biden comes in the aftermath of several important political developments which have exposed the ineffective foreign policy orientation of the world’s leading capitalist country. Within the United Nations, many […]

Germany’s Century-Long Plot To Capture Control Of Europe Is Almost Complete

By Andrew Korybko Source Germany was waiting this whole time for a major crisis, which ultimately turned out to be the latest phase of the Ukrainian Conflict that US-led NATO is entirely responsible for provoking, in order to make its two interconnected power plays that are now actively unfolding. The German elite has consistently remained […]

Excavation Unearths Unique Tomb of 6th Century BC Egyptian Commander

While performing excavations near the Giza Plateau, a team of Czech archaeologists from Charles University in Prague unearthed a tomb that belonged to a powerful Egyptian military commander who lived 2,500 years ago. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Biodiversity Risks To Linger At Least A Half Century After Temperature Peaks

Even if global temperatures start to decrease, after peaking this century due to climate change, biodiversity risks are likely to persist for decades, a new study by London’s Global University (UCL) and University of Cape Town researchers finds. The potential impacts on biodiversity were modeled against pre-industrial levels if temperatures increased by more than 2°C (35.6°F), before […]

Wreckage from 17th Century Spanish Galleon Found Along Oregon Coast

A beachcomber exploring sea caves along the north coast of western Oregon, USA discovered timbers from the hull of the Beeswax wreck Spanish galleon that sunk in the Pacific Ocean more than 300 years ago, state officials have just announced. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Wreckage from 17th Century Spanish Galleon Found Along Oregon Coast

A beachcomber exploring sea caves along the north coast of western Oregon, USA discovered timbers from the hull of the Beeswax wreck Spanish galleon that sunk in the Pacific Ocean more than 300 years ago, state officials have just announced. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

16th Century Executioners Sold Human Fat for Medicinal Ointments

In 16th century Europe, anyone suffering from arthritis, bone pain, toothache or gout could trot down to their local pharmacy and pick themselves up a bottle of Axungia hominis (human fat). Read more Section:  News Weird Facts Read Later 

17th-Century Scandal! One-Eyed Man Hanged for Fathering an Ugly Pig

George Spencer has gone down in history for being the second person executed in Connecticut, USA. His crime? Allegedly fathering an ugly piglet. Read more Section:  News Weird Facts Read Later 

Ukrainian Refugees Hosted in Historic 15th Century Castle in Ireland

When Barry and Lola Haughian purchased an historic old castle on the outskirts of Galway in west Ireland in 2017, they had no idea that one day they would be opening the castle doors to people fleeing war in eastern Europe Read more Section:  News General Read Later 

Mummy Brown – 16th Century Paint Made from Ground Up Mummies

Most people today would probably associate Egyptian mummies with museums. This is unsurprising, as this is probably where most of us have seen them, especially in Europe. Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

Swiss Metal Detectorist Finds 1,290 4th Century Roman Coins!

Nearly 1,300 priceless 4th-century AD Roman coins, all in a pot, were found in September 2021 near Bubendorf, Basel County, Switzerland by amateur archaeologist volunteer,  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Christine de Pizan, 15th-Century Feminist And Social Commentator

“The female sex has been left defenseless for a long time now, like an orchard without a wall and bereft of a champion to take up arms in order to protect it…” The Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizan, 1405. Feminism in the 15th century? Widowed in her twenties, Christine de […]

Entire Prison in Israel to Be Moved to Save Third-Century Jesus Mosaic

An ancient mosaic found among historic ruins in Megiddo in northern Israel has been deemed so historically significant that extraordinary efforts will be undertaken to make sure it is protected and available to be studied. This remarkable mosaic floor was originally installed inside an early Christian prayer house in the third century AD, and it […]

10-Year-Old Metal Detectorist Unearths Rare 13th Century Seal Matrix

A 10-year-old boy from Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire has joined the ranks of the United Kingdom’s most successful and well-known metal detectorists. While out searching in a field in Woodbridge, Suffolk with his father, George Henderson found a 13th century medieval priory seal matrix, a metallic artifact that would have been used to stamp and verify official […]

‘Perfect’ Wooden Bow Found in Alaska Dated to Late 16th-Century

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in southwest Alaska is renowned for the fact that no roads lead there, quite literally! Accessible only by boat or floatplanes,  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Putin and Trump have convinced me I was wrong about the 21st century

In the twenty-first century, Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and Donald Trump’s election in 2016 have shown me several things are false. Source

Chinese Gold Ingots Stolen From 18th Century Shipwreck Have Been Returned

The United States government has just returned a collection of historically significant artifacts stolen by fortune hunters to the French government, to whom the artifacts rightfully belong according to international law. Included in this valuable bounty were five gold ingots inscribed with Chinese characters, which were manufactured and exchanged in China in the 18th century. […]

Unique 13th-century-BC Water Wells Discovered Near Fortress in North Sinai

The Sinai Peninsula, the only part of Egypt located in Asia, sandwiched between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, is a land bridge between Asia and Africa. This peninsula has been the subject of intense archaeological scrutiny and excavations over the past few decades, as Egypt seeks to re-establish its prominence as a cultural, […]

Unique 13th-century-BC Water Wells Discovered Near Fortress in North Sinai

The Sinai Peninsula, the only part of Egypt located in Asia, sandwiched between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, is a land bridge between Asia and Africa. This peninsula has been the subject of intense archaeological scrutiny and excavations over the past few decades, as Egypt seeks to re-establish its prominence as a cultural, […]

America Defeats Germany for the Third Time in a Century: The MIC, OGAM and FIRE Sectors Conquer NATO

February 28, 2022 Source By Michael Hudson My old boss Herman Kahn, with whom I worked at the Hudson Institute in the 1970s, had a set speech that he would give at public meetings. He said that back in high school in Los Angeles, his teachers would say what most liberals were saying in the […]

Roman London’s Port Became Redundant In The Third Century AD

A series of changes that contributed to the redundancy of London’s port took place during the period of wider disruptions known as the ‘Third-Century Crisis’ – a time of political instability, plague, barbarian invasion, and economic turbulence. The utility of the term ‘crisis’ has recently been questioned, given the variations of circumstance, but in many […]

In support of Rev. J. Herbert Nelson II in his courageous stance on ’21st century slavery’

Editor’s Note: The following statement was issued by Kairos USA, Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace, and Friends of Sabeel North America. “The continued occupation in Palestine/Israel is 21st century slavery.”  Rev J. Herbert Nelson II, Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church USA made this declaration as part of his January 17th message on the occasion of Martin Luther […]

Patriarchal capitalism and marriage in 21st century

In the Sonnet 116, William Shakespeare defines relationships as marriage of true minds, where sovereign individuals love each other to overcome all impediments in life with the tempest of unchanging will. These voluntary, organic and humane ideals are institutionalised and domesticated to comply with the requirements of patriarchal, religious and capitalist cultures in different continents. […]

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