An inscription on a 1,000-year-old amulet confirms that small Viking charms do represent Thor's hammer. Continue reading →
For hundreds of years, people lived in the Colosseum and used its vast center as a communal trading center.
New genetic evidence casts further doubt on the authenticity of a grisly French relic: a gourd long believed to be stained with the blood of Louis XVI.
Simultaneous rebellions in Ukraine, Venezuela and Thailand point to a history of revolutionary waves that can cross continents and oceans.
A World War II wreck retrieved from the bottom of an Italian lake has revealed a forgotten story of love during wartime.
Crewmen aboard a World War II bomber etched their lovers' names on board. But that didn't save the plane from a grim fate.
After 26 years of research, scientists confirm that the bones interred at Charlemagne's supposed resting place belong to the emperor.
Georgian Queen Ketevan was executed for refusing to become a member of a powerful Persian ruler's harem.
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