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2800-Year-Old Seal Provides ‘Missing Link’ to Hercules

A small 2,800-year-old stone seal depicting Hercules, discovered in the highlands of northern Israel, may be a 'missing link' in the evolution of a common motif that appears in the Bible and Greek mythology, according to a new study. The...

How the New Year Was Celebrated in Alexander the Great’s Empire

Celebrating the arrival of the New Year is a popular custom around the world, as it has been for thousands of years. We find the same basic celebration—although expressed in different ways—in various ancient cultures. In Greece itself, there is...

Which Nations Lived in Ancient Palestine?

Historically, several different nations have lived in Ancient Palestine. The most famous of these are undoubtedly the Israelites, due to their rich history as described in the Bible. However, they are not the only nation that lived in the...

Did Ancient Phoenicia Really Exist?

The Phoenicians were, for a long time, significant rivals to the Greeks in dominating Mediterranean trade. Interestingly, they shared quite a few similarities to the ancient Greeks. But what do we actually know about them? Did a place called...