From Greece to South America, All That Is Interesting shares fascinating facts and interesting articles about ancient history!
This Week In History News, June 10 – 16
True origins of bubonic plague revealed, claims of Stanford Prison Experiment fraud made public, WWII cash hoard uncovered.
Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth
"Gobekli changes everything."
History’s Most Infamous Plague Has Been Tormenting Humanity For Way Longer Than We Thought
Skeletons uncovered in Russia prove that the plague believed to be responsible for medieval Europe's Black Death is actually at least 3,800 years old.
This Is The World’s Oldest Tree – Or Is It?
The tree sprung up in 7550 B.C., making it older than recorded history.
This Week In History News, June 3 – 9
The truth about Roman crucifixion, the hats on Easter Island's statues, and gruesome remains from a Goth murder.
Unraveling The Deadly Legend Of The Pacific’s Own Bermuda Triangle
The sea is basically the Pacific version of the Bermuda Triangle, complete with mysterious disappearances, sea monster sightings, and ship sinkings.
This Viking Was Banished For Murder – Then Went On To Found Greenland
Erik the Red didn't let a murder charge or a banishment (or two) hold him back from settling the world's largest island.
This Week In History News, May 27 – June 2
Decapitated skeleton uncovered at Pompeii, strange discovery found inside supposed hawk mummy sarcophagus, bodies buried with extraordinary riches unearthed at Ancient Roman city.
They Thought They Were Unwrapping An Egyptian Hawk Mummy — But Found Something Stranger
They thought the contents of this sarcophagus were mummified hawk remains. What it actually contained was a stillborn fetus.
Why Gambling Led John Montagu To Invent The Sandwich
As a serious gambler, he wanted a “food of convenience” that wouldn't disrupt his card game.
Why Some Think Bimini Road Is A Lost Highway To Atlantis
Bimini road is made up of limestone blocks with most of them cut in a rectangular shape.