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Cereal, Olive & Vine Pollen Reveal Market Integration in Ancient Greece

In the field of economics, the concept of a market economy is largely considered a modern phenomenon.

The Annulment of Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon at Dunstable Priory

The Priory Church of St Peter (Dunstable Priory) is the remaining nave of a former Augustinian priory church and monastery, that today is part of the Archdeaconry of Bedford, located within the Diocese of St Albans in the town of Dunstable, England.

New Light on Polar Explorer’s Last Hours

Jørgen Brønlund was one of the participants in the legendary Mylius Erichsen's Denmark Expedition to Greenland 1906-08.

The Microbiome of Da Vinci’s Drawings

The work of Leonardo Da Vinci is an invaluable heritage of the 15th century. From engineering to anatomy, the master paved the way for many scientific disciplines.

The Private Estates of the Royal Family

The private estates of the Royal Family are the privately owned assets, not to be confused with the Crown Estates which belong to the British monarch as a corporation sole or "the sovereign's public estate".

NO DRINKING! NO FIGHTING! The Laws of Early Edo Japan to Keep the Peace

An early Edo period document stipulating the Hosokawa clan code of conduct for vassals dispatched on a national project to rebuild Sunpu Castle has been discovered by Kumamoto University researchers.

Uranprojekt -The Nazi Nuclear Program

Uranprojekt, also known informally as the Uranverein (meaning Uranium Club) was a secret German project, to research and develop atomic weapons and energy during the Second World War.

London’s House of the Dead – St Bride’s Charnel House

St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street is a distinctive sight on London's skyline, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1672 after the precursor was destroyed during the Great Fire of London.

A Resistant Material Against Microorganisms is Created to Restore Cultural Heritage

Solar radiation, rain, humidity and extreme temperatures. Cultural heritage is exposed to an array of external factors that deteriorate it over time.

Who is Father Christmas?

Santa Claus and Father Christmas have become synonymous over time, with American culture seeping into aspects of many English traditions and folklore.

The Classis Britannica – The Roman Navy of Britannia

The Classis Britannica refers to a provincial naval fleet that served to protect the waters around the Roman province of Britannia and the English Channel.

Legio IX Hispana – The Lost Roman Legion

One of the most debated mysteries from the Roman period involves the disappearance of the Legio IX Hispana, a legion of the Imperial Roman Army that supposedly vanished sometime after AD 120.