Monthly Archives: December 2017

Rebirth and Rejuvenation: How Have Ancient New Year’s Traditions Influenced Festivities Today?

By | December 31, 2017

By aprilholloway January 1st, New Year’s Day, is often ushered in with fireworks and festivities beginning on December 31st. Although this practice is the norm in many places around the world, not …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed

Unusual Little Chapel Built with Glass and Broken Pottery Destroyed Many Times Over – But Still Stands!

By | December 31, 2017

By dhwty A surprising and secluded chapel – with glittering mosaics on every surface creating a fairytale quality – lies hidden in verdant, wooded hills in St. Andrew, a parish on the …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed

Rare 1,900-Year-Old Chinese Mirror Has Mysterious Inscription, Which is Coming True

By | December 31, 2017

By Alicia McDermott An extremely well-preserved 1,900-year-old bronze mirror has been unearthed in Fukuoka, Japan. The artifact stands out for its fantastic condition and an intriguing description engraved on its surface – one …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed

Did Prehistoric Middle Eastern Culture Visit Europe, Spawn Artistic Culture, and Leave?

By | December 30, 2017

By aprilholloway A team of archaeologists investigating a cave in Israel, claims to have found evidence that prehistoric tools and artwork from Western Europe could possibly owe their existence to an earlier …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed

Media Group: 81 Reporters Died, Threats Against Journalists Soared in 2017

By | December 30, 2017

By Associated Press At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs this year, while violence and harassment against media staff has skyrocketed, the world’s biggest journalists’ organization says. …read more Source:: New Urban Legends

Humans Have Been Making New Year’s Resolutions for Over 4,000 Years

By | December 30, 2017

By aprilholloway New Year’s resolutions are a popular practice. Countless people begin to consider them every year as December 31st rolls around. Although the big plans and ambitious goals can be difficult …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed