Posts Tagged ‘century’

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. […]

Dalits in 21st Century’s India

Dawn of 21st century, for Dalits, should have been better because of the long war they waged on superstructures of discrimination, the price they have paid with their lives, agony, torture and humiliation they have been subjected to should have resulted in offering better fruits. They should not have faced even an iota of discrimination; […]

Historical Differences Will Not Erode an Advantageous 21st-Century Chinese-Russian Partnership

Cautious cooperation, lingering distrust, and outright conflict have characterized the Sino-Russian relationship for hundreds of years. But alongside natural reasons to collaborate, a shared animosity toward the United States ensures positive relations will endure. The 21st century has seen the forging of “cooperative” relations between China and Russia, with the benefits of this new partnership outweighing the […]

Lives in the 20th Century

Human history as cultural history We need to reform our teaching of history so that the emphasis will be placed on the gradual growth of human culture and knowledge, a growth to which all nations and ethnic groups have contributed. A new freely downloadable book I would like to announce the publication of a book […]

Polar Bear Swim: Century-old Tradition Launched by Greek Immigrant

The Polar Bear Swim club in Vancouver. Peter Pantages is standing in the water at the far left of the photograph. Credit: Vancouver City Archives/ Public Domain The Polar Bear Swim — the title speaks for itself. Taking a plunge into icy waters in the middle of winter for a casual swim has become a […]

ANTISEMITISM, MAXWELL, JEWISH CENTURY, NEW ZEALAND,

[embedded content]… Jewish woman accused of antisemitism by Labour threatens to sue “Diana Neslen is a member of Jewish Voice for Labour, which says it knows of 42 Jewish members of the Labour party who have faced or are facing disciplinary charges relating to allegations of antisemitism.  “The group estimates that MORE THAN FIVE TIMES […]

Lives In The 17th Century

Human history as cultural history We need to reform our teaching of history so that the emphasis will be placed on the gradual growth of human culture and knowledge, a growth to which all nations and ethnic groups have contributed. A new freely downloadable book I would like to announce the publication of a book […]

Rare 13th-century Falconry Figurine Miraculously Found in Oslo

A Norwegian archaeologist digging in the frozen ground at a medieval excavation site in Oslo found something extremely rare and most unexpected. While sorting through a waste layer left behind by inhabitants of Norway’s capital city many centuries ago, Ann-Ingeborg Floa Grindhaug pulled out a small object that she at first thought was a fish […]

19th-century photos of Rey people, attractions to go on show   

TEHRAN – Rey tourism directorate is set to organize a photo exhibition, which features people, monuments, and landscapes of the ancient Iranian city during the 19th-century. “The exhibit will showcase a selection of 30 photographs and paintings of Cheshmeh-Ali, Tughrul Tower, Borj-e Khamoushan (Tower of Silence), and the holy shrines of Shah Abdol Azim and […]

Owning a car is outdated ’20th-century thinking’ and we must move to ‘shared mobilit y’ to cut carbon emissions, says transport minister reading from the Klaus Schwab script

Owning a car is outdated ’20th-century thinking’ and we must move to ‘shared mobility’ to cut carbon emissions, says transport minister reading from the Klaus Schwab script David Icke / Richard Willet – Memes and headline comments by David Icke Owning a car could become a fad of the past, a government minister claimed this […]

At least 50 are killed by tornadoes in Kentucky’s deadliest storm in a century: Twisters rip through Mississippi Valley ‘shredding’ nursing home and destroying Amazon warehouse

[embedded content] At least 50 people are thought to have been killed in Kentucky, and there are multiple fatalities at an Amazon distribution center in Illinois, after at least 24 tornadoes ripped across the South and Midwest of the US on Friday. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear estimated the toll would ‘exceed 50’ but could reach 100 after […]

INFLUENZA PARADOX of the CRIME OF THE CENTURY

23 nov 2021 Is this Austria today? Meanwhile back west we see the INFLUENZA PARADOX of the CRIME OF THE CENTURY How come influenza “suddenly” disappeared, just as Covid-19 “suddenly” appeared? The FDA, CDC and NIH are inherently corrupt. They do not serve the interests of citizens, they are merely ‘licensing’ and marketing wings of […]

18th Century Post-Mortem Punishment: Gibbets ‘Hanging In Chains’ In England

The curious English have a predilection for heaping abuse upon the corpses of the unfortunate dead, including a cruel and unusual punishment the bodies of executed murderers were subject to in the 18th century, namely hanging in chains. The setting is the period running from the early years of the 18th century through to the […]

Study Demonstrates Terrible Toll of Sixth Century Plague of Justinian

In a new study appearing in the journal Past & Present , Cambridge University history professor Peter Sarris argues that recent scholarship has badly underestimated the true impact of the sixth-century  Plague of Justinian on Eurasian and North African societies. To prove his case, Sarris assembled a record of developments that occurred during this earliest known […]

Stunning 5th Century Bohemian Jewelry Discovered in Czech Republic

Archaeologists from the Czech Republic’s Rakovník Museum have announced the discovery of a rare Bohemian gold ring and clasp or buckle dating back to the 5th century. Unearthed last summer by amateur metal detectorists working near the west Bohemian town of Rakovník, the stunning set of jewelry is ablaze with exotic precious stones. According to […]

Surprise 10th Century Medieval Port Discovered In Western France

Archaeologists in western France have been up to their elbows excavating enormous oak ship timbers at a “surprise” 10th-century medieval port, where evidence of wine production, fishing trade, and long-distance economics have been unearthed. The 2,500-square-meter (26,000-square-feet) archaeological dig surrounds the famous medieval castle of Chateau Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, in the Vendée department of western France. Large, […]

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