Was Hamlet, Shakespeare's Prince of Denmark, actually Irish? That is the question.
An 11th-century book by a revered Muslim scholar turns out to be a tongue-in-cheek guide for party crashers.
Hundreds of thousands of fragments of ancient papyri have been put online in a bid to crowd source translations.
The 19th-century artist's first published bird illustration has finally been found on old bank notes.
Nearly 200 years after it was banned in Britain, an 18th century sex manual will be sold in Edinburgh.
The tale of a neglected and dirty candle was likely written by Andersen when he was a teenager.
Digital analysis of old photographs of the portrait suggest the young girl is in fact the famous author at age 13.
A new book disputes long-held doubts about Polo's trek to China.
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