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Vicus Iugarius

Vicus Iugarius

The Vicus Iugarius is the road that links the emporium and Forum Boarium to the Roman Forum. It skirts along the base of the Capitoline hill, below the Clivus...

Chester Walls: Civil War Damage

Chester Walls: Civil War Damage

Siege damage to the Chester City Walls following the First English Civil War, 1645 - 1646 CE.

Textile Fragment, Pachacamac

Textile Fragment, Pachacamac

A textile fragment from a tomb at the sacred Andean site of Pachacamac, south of Lima. (Historisches Museum Bern‎, Switzerland)

A clash of elites, possible end of Teotihuacán

A clash of elites, possible end of Teotihuacán

According to the latest research, Teotihuacán, one of the largest pre-Hispanic cities in Mexico, may have collapsed due to a major class clash between the ruling elite and neighborhood administrators, something that had not been thought of until now. It was one of the largest in the ancient world, it is said it could be comparable to Rome, Alexandria or Constantinople among others.

Henricus Colony of Virginia

Henricus Colony of Virginia

Henricus (1611-1622, also known as Henrico, Henryco, Citie of Henryco) was a colony established in Virginia in 1611 by Sir Thomas Dale (l. c. 1560-1619). Dale had been ordered by the Virginia Company...

Mesoamerican mythology: list of Aztec gods

Mesoamerican mythology: list of Aztec gods

Today we leave you a list of the main Aztec gods. The Aztecs were Nahuatl-speaking groups that lived in central Mexico and much of their mythology is similar to that of other Mesoamerican cultures. It was said that the Aztecs were guided by their god. Huitzilopochtli, which means "left-handed hummingbird" or "southern hummingbird."