The Lemnos Stele, a funerary inscription from the 6th century B.C. that links the Pelasgians to the Etruscans

In 1885, a unique stele was found as part of the walls of a church in the town of Kaminia…

When Emperor Hadrian destroyed the world’s longest bridge

On 103 A.D. emperor Trajan ordered to build a bridge over Danube river to be used for the crossing and…

The Great Taboo, the 240 square kilometer area sealed for eight centuries where the tomb of Genghis Khan is believed to be

The national literary work par excellence of Mongolia is the Secret History of the Mongols, of which the author is…

The mystery of the disappearance of the most valuable medicinal plant from antiquity

The ancient Greek city of Cyrene (in present-day Libya), where Eratosthenes was born, was founded by settlers from Thera (Santorini)…

The Great Marib Dam, one of the engineering wonders of antiquity

Yemen is a relatively fertile country, thanks to its location on the seashore and its humid climate. It has valleys…

Onesicritus, the historian whom Alexander the Great sent to learn the secrets of the yogis

Astypalaia is a small island in the Greek Dodecanese, possibly a colony of Megara, where around 360 B.C. Onesicritus, a…

The foundation researching how to avoid gravity, whose essay prize was won by Stephen Hawking and five Nobel laureates in physics

A boy who witness his sister drown in a Massachusetts river and comes to the conclusion that gravity is to…

The strange and controversial prehistoric ‘sorcerer’ of the Cave of the Trois Frères

Very close to the French town of Montesquieu-Avantés, in the Midi-Pyrénées region, and to the Tuc d’Audoubert cave with its…

5 literary works, lost in the last 5 centuries, which could have been exceptional

In many articles we have mentioned lost works of antiquity, only known today by the fragments cited by later authors.…

The plan of Saint Gall, the largest known architectural drawing of the High Middle Ages that was never built

The abbey of Saint Gall ( Sankt Gallen in German) was founded in the year 613 in the town that…