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    Petra: The rose red city of the Nabataeans

    Petra: The rose red city of the Nabataeans

    There is only one true way to experience Petra—the greatest city of the Nabataeans, a people who occupied the area from Sinai and Negev to northern Arabia in the west…

    The Kailasa Temple: the world’s largest monolithic structure carved from one piece of rock

    The Kailasa Temple: the world’s largest monolithic structure carved from one piece of rock

    We see ancient edifices around the globe, like thе pyramids in Egypt, Borobudur in Indonesia, and the Pyramid of the Sun in the Valley of Mexico, and we ask ourselves,…

    The Pyramid of Pachacamac

    The Pyramid of Pachacamac

    The Pyramids of Pachacamac; an ancient Masterpiece of construction. Pachacamac is a Pre-Inca archaeological site located roughly 40 km southeast of Lima, Peru. Archaeologists have discovered over 15 Pyramids in this…

    How Alexandria laid foundations for the modern world

    How Alexandria laid foundations for the modern world

    The secret to Alexandria, if classical historians are to be believed, lies in a golden casket. Studded with jewels and small enough to hold in one’s hands, the casket was…

    Rome wasn’t planned in a day … in fact it wasn’t planned at all

    Rome wasn’t planned in a day … in fact it wasn’t planned at all

    The grid system which the Roman republic exported all over Europe was never employed in the capital itself. The city has always lacked a coherent plan – save for the…

    The birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation

    The birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation

    If Baghdad today is a byword for inner-city decay and violence on an unspeakable scale, its foundation 1,250 years ago was a glorious milestone in the history of urban design.…

    This ancient Babylonian tablet has just changed the history of astronomy

    This ancient Babylonian tablet has just changed the history of astronomy

    Not only does this discovery change everything we thought we knew about Astronomy in ancient times, but the ancient tablets describe math that was believed to have been invented over…