How the Karatepe bilingual inscription from the 8th century B.C. led to the decipherment of Anatolian hieroglyphs

Just as the Rosetta Stone was fundamental in the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs, other writing systems followed a similar process,…

How a fourth-century bishop preserved the most extensive text on Phoenician religion that has survived to this day

It is shocking that from the people who invented the alphabet and by extension taught the world to write, the…

The Egyptian-Phoenician expedition that circumnavigated Africa more than 2,500 years ago

The fact that the African continent was for the most part an unknown place until the second half of the…