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Endangered Languages Are Ceasing to Exist Today

Endangered Languages Are Ceasing to Exist Today

Nearly 200 countries live on the planet Earth. But there are up to 7,000 living languages. The list of endangered language by UNESCO functions as that of endangered plant or animal, with a sliding scale ranging from “vulnerable” to “extinct”. It shows that by 2100, half of those languages will have fallen into oblivion. These […]

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Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Have you ever wondered what is the origin of the word “January”? The answer, if you are wondering, lies in the name of Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings. Interestingly, the depiction of this Roman god is a two-faced man. This presented his power of looking backward and forward at the same time. The […]

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Ancient Roman Comics with Speech Bubbles

Ancient Roman Comics with Speech Bubbles

2018 witnessed a rare and interesting excavation in the ancient Roman tomb. The archaeologists found it in the northern Jordanian town of Beit Ras. This ancient Roman comics consists of a collections of striking paintings full of speech bubbles. The underground tomb or the hypogeum measured 550 square feet and held two separate chambers. The […]

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