Genetic analysis proves that following thousands of years of conquests and migrations, peoples living around the Mediterranean today share common ancestors, with one surprising outlier: Greece
Burned, savaged bodies from 700 to 1100 years ago that archaeologists found in Yorkshire shows that obsessing about living undead is nothing new
The tradition of mass suicide at the ancient desert fortress as described by Josephus has little archaeological support
The Book of Leviticus is thought to lay down rules for all Jews, but some biblical scholars think the laws were originally meant for a more select group
Oral histories are usually considered fabulous. Now ancient skeletons and a genetic study proves that the Tlingit and Haida tribes' oral history of being there from the beginning is based on fact
Hathor was goddess to Egyptian pharaohs, and to Semitic turquoise miners in the Sinai, who came from Canaan. But who had her first, archaeologists wonder.
'Thou shalt have no other gods before me' can be taken in different ways, one being, Me first, the godlets next