10 Forgotten Ancient Religions
Religion Check out our new companion site: http://knowledgenuts.com The ancient world was home to a huge variety of religions...
10 Weird Religious Practices
Most religions have one or two unusual practices or devices but occasionally you find one which is just completely weird...
A Short History of the Buddhist Schools
Like any other religious tradition, Buddhism has undergone a number of different transformations that have led to the emergence...
A Sumerian Wall Plaque Showing Libation Scenes
The upper register shows a naked priest followed by three worshippers. The priest pours an unknown liquid offering from...
Ahriman Statue Side View
Statue of Ahriman from a Mithraic Temple Unknown provenance, 1st century BCE - 3rd century CE (not yet on display)
Ain Dara Temple
The Ain Dara temple is an Iron Age Syro-Hittite temple, located northwest of Aleppo, Syria, and dating to between the...
Ancient Mediterranean Funerary Art
This post is part of a series of image posts Ancient History et cetera will post each month. Today?, it is all about ancient...
Ancient Rome and Religion
Religion played a very important role in the daily life of Ancient Rome and the Romans. Roman religion was centred around...
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
The Hindu temple complex of Angkor Wat built from 1122 CE under Suryavarman II of the Khmer Empire.
Another Ariamanus Statue Found: The Evil Spirit of Mithraic Religion
It is rare when a new find creates renewed interest in an old subject. Here, the new find is a leontocephaline (lion-headed...