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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 True Story About The Creature Known as The Mothman

    The True Story About The Creature Known as The Mothman

    Between November 15, 1966 and December 15, 1967 a string of incredible, but disturbing, sightings took place in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia of a “large flying man…

    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 secret libraries of history

    The secret libraries of history

    Beneath the streets of a suburb of Damascus, rows of shelves hold books that have been rescued from bombed-out buildings. Over the past four years, during the siege of Darayya,…

    Black Earth by Timothy Snyder– a new lesson to be learned from the Holocaust

    Black Earth by Timothy Snyder– a new lesson to be learned from the Holocaust

    The Nazi genocide serves as a warning we should heed in facing today’s crises, Snyder claims. But was Hitler’s targeting of Jews really an act of ‘ecological panic’? We have…