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Analysis of tombstones from the Hellenistic period suggest tombstones served as much more than markers for the dead.
The tiny scrolls were found inside three phylacteries, small leather boxes with Biblical versus written on them.
Genghis Khan expanded the Mongolian Empire into the largest contiguous land empire in history in the 13th century during an usual wet spell.
See 12 Neolithic masks, eerie stone portraits that were carved out of limestone some 9,000 years ago by Stone Age people.
Showing large eyes and gaping mouths, 9,000-year-old limestone masks are the most ancient human portraits from Stone Age. Continue reading →
Economic and cyber-war are more likely in current Crimean crisis than guns and tanks, experts say.
A shocking war manual describes putting timed explosives onto birds and cats in order to 'set fire to a castle or city which you can't get at otherwise.' Continue reading →
What is it about this peninsula that makes it so desirable as a geopolitical trophy?
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