The Parthenon as a church dedicated to the Theotokos (Mother of God) / Credit: Greekingme.com, https://greeking.me/blog/greek-history-culture/item/129-the-parthenon

Ancient History: How the Parthenon Was Once a Medieval Christian Church

The Parthenon The Parthenon today exercises a function very similar to that which it was first endowed with back in the mid 5th century BC. There are various theories about its precise purpose and usage in classical Athens. Possibilities include … Continue reading Ancient History: How the Parthenon Was Once a Medieval Christian Church

Temple of Teotihuacan

Ancient Mexico: Exploring the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcóatl) at Teotihuacán

The Temple of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcóatl) in Teotihuacán – Background The ancient site of Teotihuacán, located northeast of Mexico City, is home to many huge monuments. It stretches out in a highly organized grid layout. 2 perpendicular avenues, north-south … Continue reading Ancient Mexico: Exploring the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcóatl) at Teotihuacán

Amenhotep I

Digitally Unwrapping 3500-Year-Old Egyptian Pharaoh Amenhotep I

Mummified bones of Egyptian monarchs, royals, and priests have long piqued people’s interest all over the world, providing insight into this long-gone civilization. Mummies and sarcophagus piques the interest of the people to know what lay beneath it and explore … Continue reading Digitally Unwrapping 3500-Year-Old Egyptian Pharaoh Amenhotep I

Archaeological Findings

Ancient History: Significant Archaeological Findings Around the World

Human evolution is an ongoing process. From ancient times to date, human society has evolved with many civilizations, many changes and many historical events. But, how do we know today that, thousands of years ago, there was a civilization? And, … Continue reading Ancient History: Significant Archaeological Findings Around the World

An artist's interpreation of an army and calavary, with their animals used in war, waiting in the courtyard as they wait for their king to come from the palace for orders.

Ancient India: Its Historical Development, Innovations, and Legacy

Ancient India (1500 – 500 BCE) had the greatest innovations that are still used today. From architecture to science, their adapted methods shape many aspects of modern society. Just like many ancient civilizations, India’s history started in the Prehistoric Age. … Continue reading Ancient India: Its Historical Development, Innovations, and Legacy

An ancient Egyptian ten day calendar carved into stone

Anthropology: How Babylonian Astronomy, Roman Deities, and Pagan Gods Inspired the Modern Seven-Day Week

The Seven-Day Week Dominates Modern Meaning of Days Calendars seem to run human existence. Our entire lives whirl around the various days of the week. Even our habits sync to the different days. Monday typically means a new workweek. It … Continue reading Anthropology: How Babylonian Astronomy, Roman Deities, and Pagan Gods Inspired the Modern Seven-Day Week