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

Ancient History and Origin of Chocolate to its Modern Day Industry as the World’s Greatest Treat

‏‌Introduction The word chocolate may conjure up images of sweet candy bars and luscious truffles, but the chocolate of today is little like the chocolate of the past. Throughout much of history, chocolate was a revered but bitter beverage, not … Continue reading Ancient History and Origin of Chocolate to its Modern Day Industry as the World’s Greatest Treat

Alexander the Great

Ancient History: Alexander the Great and his Panhellenic War of Revenge

Alexander the Great is a name that everyone knows. Famous for his conquests, military tactics and strength, Alexander the Great has remained a famous name since 340 BC. He conquered lands his forefathers could only dream of and he fulfilled … Continue reading Ancient History: Alexander the Great and his Panhellenic War of Revenge