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Port Royal – The Sodom of the New World

Port Royal, originally named Cagway was an English harbour town and base of operations for buccaneers and privateers (pirates) until the great earthquake of 1692.

Matthew Hopkins – The Real Witch-Hunter

Matthew Hopkins was an infamous witch-hunter during the 17th century, who published “The Discovery of Witches” in 1647, and whose witch-hunting methods were applied during the notorious Salem Witch Trials in colonial Massachusetts.

Did Corn Fuel Cahokia’s Rise?

A new study suggests that corn was the staple subsistence crop that allowed the pre-Columbian city of Cahokia to rise to prominence and flourish for nearly 300 years.

The Real Dracula?

“Dracula”, published in 1897 by the Irish Author Bram Stoker, introduced audiences to the infamous Count and his dark world of sired vampiric minions.

Skellig Michael – The Remote Island Monastery

Skellig Michael is an archaeological site and monastic settlement located on a twin pinnacle crag, off the coast of County Kerry in Ireland.

Sigiriya – The Lion Rock

Sigiriya is an archaeological site and ancient city, located in the Matale District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

Meroë – The Capital of the Kingdom of Kush

Meroë, also called Medewi is an archaeological region and the ancient capital city of the Nubian Kingdom of Kush, located on the east-bank of the River Nile in Sudan.

Londinium – Roman London

Londinium is the name given to the Roman city, now occupied by the City of London that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district of London.

Aquae Sulis – Roman Bath

Aquae Sulis, meaning "the waters of Sulis" was a Roman town in the province of Britannia, located in the modern-day city of Bath in England.

The Kingdom of Qatna

Qatna, also called Katna is an archaeological site located near the village of al-Mishrifeh in the Homs Governorate of Syria.

The Archaeology of Space

Rather than looking down, the future of archaeology may one day look up to the stars.

The Real Assassin’s Creed

The word “Assassin” is a term that has been used to describe a fedayeen group within the Nizari Ismailis State that formed when followers of Nizarism split within Ismailism, a branch of Shia Islam.