Inscriptions tell us throughout history people have always complained about the high taxes charged by central government. The Roman Empire has produced a number of inscriptions that record these complaints and one of best preserved and most revealing was found in Roman City of Rhodiapolis nearly 5 years ago.
Heritage Daily has learnt that a book written in Latin that once belonged to Barack Obama’s Irish ancestor, is to go on sale in Dublin by Whyte’s fine art auctioneers in Dublin on January 26th.
Future archaeologist might consider going to the Moon to excavate the lunar surface for the remains of past lunar missions. The lunar surface is strewn with hundreds of items, from spacecraft, containers of urine, flags, footprints, personal items and finally plaques.
Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and second wife of Henry VIII was executed within the grounds of the Tower of London. Her crime was a trumpeted up charge of adultery with two men of the court, and incest with her brother. The real reason for her execution was to remove Anne, who was an obstacle to Henry remarrying and having an heir.
When history looks back on the career of Oliver Cromwell we see on a man who is famed for genius as a statesman, general and administrator. However is this an accurate reflection or a rose colored Victorian view of a man who they transformed from villain to hero.
What do a 7th century Irish brooch, a hanging bowl from the Sutton Hoo ship burial, a carved stone in Donegal, Ireland and a Marigold have in common? The answer is an unknown Irish craftsman who was in his time international famous.
When we think of the Palaces of Henry VIII, the images and pictures of Hampton Court and Eltham Palace spring