A Short History of the Buddhist Schools
Like any other religious tradition, Buddhism has undergone a number...
Ancient Israelite & Judean Religion
As early as the 10th century BCE, Israelite and Judean religion...
Another Ariamanus Statue Found: The Evil Spirit of Mithraic Religion
It is rare when a new find creates renewed interest in an old subject...
Augustus' Political, Social, & Moral Reforms
Augustus is well known for being the first Emperor of Rome, but...
Beer in the Ancient World
The intoxicant known in English as `beer' takes its name from...
Cult and Belief in Punic and Roman Africa
This is a second attempt at a synthesis of the main problems...
Enheduanna - Poet, Priestess, Empire Builder
Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE) is the world’s first author and...
Ethnicity & Identity Within the Four-Room House
The process of determining ethnicity is a problematic venture...
Gobekli Tepe - the World's First Temple?
Located in modern Turkey, Göbekli Tepe is one of the most...
Hesiod on the Birth of the Gods
The Greek poet Hesiod (c. 700 BCE) is most famous for his works...
Historical Accuracy in the Film Agora
In 2009, film director Alejandro Amenabar brought the story of...
Hygieia, the Goddess of Health
Modern medicine has its origin in the ancient world. The...