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History

New evidence suggests the biblical Edomites were technologically advanced

The ancient culture may have produced copper in a surprisingly efficient manner.

Is your diet worse than a medieval peasant’s?

This video series concerned with all things medieval takes a look at dietary class differences in the Middle Ages.

Experts believe they have found an anchor from St. Paul’s shipwreck

The location of the anchors would change what we know of the path of St. Paul's voyage.

How the Institute of Christ the King saved a historic Detroit church

Where once there was fear of failure, now there is hope for the future. 

Open Doors festival in Wales offers free tours of Neath Abbey and a lot more

Wales makes more than 200 historical sites open for free visits during weekends in September.

Goliath’s hometown discovered to be larger than once thought

The ancient city of Gath, part of the Philistine Pentapolis, spread out over 123 acres.

The Book of Sirach is the only “signed” book in the Old Testament

It is also the largest wisdom book from antiquity to have survived in its entirety.

Take this free online course on Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’

The great work serves as a window into the medieval understanding of the divine and the afterlife as it was influenced and developed by the Catholic Church.

2,800-year-old altar confirms war between Israel and Moab, as documented in biblical texts

Archaeological evidence once again suggests that biblical accounts can be reliable historical sources.

Church excavation rediscovers oldest stone church in England

A small church in Kent has provided clues to the spread of English Christianity and ancient international relations.

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