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Stone and Wood

Thick serpent-like roots grasp, bend and twist over the ancient temple walls crushing stone and reclaiming the forest at the ‘Tomb Raider’ temple (Ta Prohm) in the ancient Kingdom of Angkor.

Travel

How Did Opposing Armies Find Each Other In Medieval and Ancient Times?

In the age of smart phones with GPS in everyone’s pocket and cars with SAT-NAV standard, you will be forgiven for wondering how opposing armies found each other centuries ago. 512 more words

History

Myth Truth and Propaganda I

The river INDUS – one of the longest, the mightiest and the origin of the name of one of the greatest nation of all times  556 more words

Life

Casson, Lionel. Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1971.

Casson was a professor of classics at NYU but he was known to aficionados of naval history as the leading expositor of maritime archaeology. 277 more words

History