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Basic Guide to Christian Crosses (Part 1)

Basic Guide to Christian Crosses (Part 1)

The word “cross” originated from the Latin word “crux”. Back to the Roman time, crux was a Roman torture device actually. At this point, you might have got the hang of all the relation between cross, crux, and Christian. So around the 10th century, “cross” was introduced into English as the term for the cruxification […]

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Were Viking Tattoos Historically True?

Were Viking Tattoos Historically True?

Did the Viking ever get a tattoo on their skin just like the way we do in the modern times? Were the runic inscriptions historically true? Did they bring tattoo culture or learn to ink themselves when they were on voyages across the oceans? While physical archaeological evidence might not offer few evidence, one piece […]

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Sacrifice in Lake Titicaca: Offerings to Deities

Sacrifice in Lake Titicaca: Offerings to Deities

A group of archaeologists happened to discover a hoard of treasure deep below Lake Titicaca. The archaeologists believed these were the offerings to the deities in a sacrifice in lake Titicaca. The hoard included a lapis-lazuli wild cat (or puma), a turquoise stone pendant and gold medallions. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake and […]

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Top 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History (Part 2)

Top 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History (Part 2)

In the previous chapter, we have discovered four out of 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History. They are the Trung Sisters (from Vietnam), Grace O’Malley (Notorious pirate in Ireland in the 16th century), Boudicca (Celtic Queen waging war against Roman Empire), and Ching Shih (Chinese Pirate Lord). The list is based on the Forbes 2018 […]

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