Hungarian illustrator Ádám Németh creates amazing 3D renderings of what the ancient Greek city of Ephesus most probably looked like when it was part of the Roman Empire around the beginning of the 2nd century AD. What we see today of ancient Greece are mostly ruins, and strolling through them it’s hard to imagine what those places and buildings actually looked like in their … [Read more...] about This Is What Ancient Greece Really Looked Like – Well, Most Probably
Introduction Doggerland, a lost realm beneath the waves of the North Sea, presents a captivating tale of an ancient connection between Britain and continental Europe. Submerged around 6500–6200 BCE due to rising sea levels, this Mesolithic haven has intrigued scientists and historians alike. Join us as we journey through time, unraveling the mysteries of Doggerland's rich … [Read more...] about Unveiling the Mysteries of Doggerland: Britain’s Submerged Past
The reason that there are 24 hours in a day and 60 minutes in an hour is because of the way that the Egyptians and Babylonians divided up the day. They used a base 12 and base 60 system, respectively, in order to make it easier to count on their fingers. In recent years, what is one of the most common answers we give in response to any question we’re asked, a request made … [Read more...] about Why Are There 24 Hours In A Day And 60 Minutes In An Hour?