Ancient History News Archive June 2011

June 2011

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The German Newspaper, Der Spiegel, recently ran a controversial article about the origins of modern Britons and the restructuring of British society as a result of the Anglo-Saxon invasions. It makes for interesting reading! Click here to learn more.
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New Servers

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published on 16 June 2011
We have just moved Ancient History Encyclopedia to new servers! The old servers were reaching their limits, and we have now found a load-balanced clustered solution, which spreads the traffic over several servers. Due to the move there have been several errors on the site, as well as some downtime... sorry for that. Hopefully you can now enjoy a faster-loading... [continue reading]
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Provocative Research from Egypt...

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published on 12 June 2011
Researchers in Egypt have recently suggested that Ancient Egyptians lived with air pollution just as we do in the modern day. Apparently, this research and its findings have been controversial. Read this provocative article by clicking here.
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Exciting Expedition in Bulgaria

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published on 10 June 2011
There is exciting news from Bulgaria! A team of Bulgarian scientists and archaeologists are excavating an ancient Thracian palace, which dates from the reign of King Teres I (r. 351-341 BCE). The site is located near the village of Starosel vin Hisarya and was at the crossroads of Greek and Thracian influence in Antiquity. Please read more about expedition by clicking here.
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Book Review: Atlas of Empires

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published on 01 June 2011
With the recently-introduced feature of book reviews, we now have our first full-length book review of Peter Davidson's Atlas of Empires. In cooperation with the publisher we have also included some content from the book on Ancient History Encyclopedia: The definitions of Empire in general and of the Achaemenid Empire in particular are now chapers taken from... [continue reading]

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