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Burned Bones, Mysterious Timber Circles & the Rites of the Ancients - Adena Culture in Mason County

Burned Bones, Mysterious Timber Circles & the Rites of the Ancients - Adena Culture in Mason County

Mason County, West Virginia is a place rich in history. Founded in 1804, the county is named after George Mason, who was a delegate at the American Constitutional Convention of 1787. In October of 1774, Colonel Andrew Lewis successfully lead the Virginia militia against a confederation of Algonquian Shawnee and Mingo forces led by Chief Cornstalk in the “Battle of Point Pleasant”.

Rare Harvest Moon Occurs on Friday 13th

Rare Harvest Moon Occurs on Friday 13th

This year, the Harvest Moon rises today, Friday the 13th September. But why was this particular moon so special to ancient cultures?

The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III 223-187 BC, John D. Grainger

The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III 223-187 BC, John D. Grainger

The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III 223-187 BC, John D. GraingerThe Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III 223-187 BC, John D. GraingerThe Seleucid Empire was both the largest and the least stable of the empires that were carved out of the empire of Alexander the Great. Its greatest leader was probably its founder, Seleucus I, but close behind was Antiochus III.

Rental of premises with reduced rents in Madrid for artists

Rental of premises with reduced rents in Madrid for artists

The General Directorate for Cultural Promotion, in collaboration with the Community of Madrid Social Housing Agency, opens a new call for the selection of 50 artists who may rent premises with reduced rents for the development of their professional activity, especially for workshops or regular work studies.

A new species of lizard appears in the stomach of a new species of microraptor

A new species of lizard appears in the stomach of a new species of microraptor

A team of paleontologists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences has discovered a new specimen of the flying dromaeosaurid, which they have named Microraptor zhaoianus. The most curious thing is that it preserves the remains of an almost complete lizard in its stomach.The lizard is unlike any other known from the Cretaceous and represents a new species, which has been named Indrasaurus wangi in honor of Professor Wang Yuan, a researcher at the Institute of Paleontology and Vertebrate Paleoanthropology and director of the Paleozoological Museum of China.

What are some examples of racism in pre-modern literature?

What are some examples of racism in pre-modern literature?

I just got thinking about this and really cannot think of a possible answer to it. In old literature, for example, the works of Shakespeare (which I know were plays but this question may still appl…