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Where Was Ancient Byblos’ Harbor?

The city of Byblos is considered by the UNESCO World Heritage Foundation to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.…

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Archaeologists Have Discovered ‘Unprecedented’ 3,000 Year-Old Cemetery in Israel

ASHKELON CEMETERY, ISRAEL – Archaeologists have made an incredible discovery along Israel’s coast: a 3,000 year-old Philistine cemetery that’s proving to provide an invaluable…

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New Inscription Sheds Light on Ancient Jewish Revolt

TEL DOR, ISRAEL – Researchers with the University of Haifa have made an incredible underwater discovery: an unique Roman inscription on a stone buried…

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History’s Badasses: Spartacus

Last time on┬áHistory’s Badasses, we covered martial arts badass, actor, and director Bruce Lee.┬áThis time, we’re talking about the famous Thracian, Spartacus, a Roman…

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Aphra Behn: The First Professional English Female Author

Born in 1640, Aphra Behn was one of the first women in England to make a career out of writing. As a playwright, poet,…

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On This Day, December 2nd

1. 2001: Enron files for bankruptcy It was on this date in 2001 that one of the largest corporate scandals in United States history…

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On This Day, December 1st

1. 1955: Rosa Parks takes a stand It was on this historical date in 1955 that Rosa Parks took a stand, or better yet…

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On This Day, November 30th

1. 1989: One of the few female serial killers in America takes her first victim If you happen to read the newspaper on this…

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On This Day, November 29th

1. 2001: George Harrison of the Beatles passes away It was a sad day for Beatles fans all over the world when it was…

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Changing Landscapes: How Life Once Flourished in Jordan’s Black Desert

“There are literally many thousands of Safaitic inscriptions and petroglyphs in the Jebel Qurma region, which suggests that people intensively used the area.” –…

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