Ancient History News Archive November 2013

November 2013

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The Puzzling Ancient Picts of Scotland

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published on 29 November 2013
The ancient Picts of northern and eastern Scotland were as enigmatic to their contemporaneous neighbors as they are to modern-day scholars. Nevertheless, despite the shadowy and wild stereotypes that still abound in popular imagination, recent archaeological excavations across Scotland have revealed astonishing works of art, impressive fortifications, and evidence... [continue reading]
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Scota: Mother of the Scottish People

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published on 21 November 2013
It gives us great pleasure to welcome Ms. Susan Abernethy, manager of The Freelance History Writer, to the Ancient History Encyclopedia as our first guest blogger. AHE's "AHEtc. blog" will function as a place where ideas and experiences can be shared casually by those interested in all things "ancient." We hope you enjoy it! Scota: Mother of the Scottish People... [continue reading]
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A chance opportunity took Dr. Bruno Werz to South Africa as the country's first marine archeologist in 1988. For over twenty years now, Dr. Werz has undertaken numerous projects of immense scope, including the excavation of sub-Saharan Africa's oldest shipwreck. He is also responsible for the discovery of the oldest human artifacts ever found beneath the ocean's... [continue reading]
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1 Million Mark Surpassed!

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published on 05 November 2013
We are pleased to announce that the Ancient History Encyclopedia regularly receives over one million page views per month! This is truly a momentous occasion and we are eager to see what awaits us as we come closer to 2014. At this time, AHE's staff would like to extend a warm message of thanks to our financial donors, volunteer contributors, virtual visitors... [continue reading]

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