A team of Polish and Danish archaeologists have discovered over 200 artefacts from the 13-century castle of Hammershus. A cannon ball, crossbow bolts and numerous coins were found on the fortress, which sits the Danish island of Bornholm.The research was carried out this summer. The team found Swedish coins in the oldest part of the castle, knowm as tinghuset (Judge’s house).
Flowers and Fruits: Two Thousand Years of Menstrual RegulationBy Etienne van de WalleJournal of Interdisciplinary History, Vol.28:2 (1997)Introduction: Despite recent historical speculations that Western couples in antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the early modern period purposely regulated their fertility through early abortion with the help of a number of plant substances, a review of the evidence suggests they did not.
Michelangelo’s Moses of the Julius Tomb: The Definitive Michelangelo SculptureJoseph HedgesJoeHodges.com: Published Online (2011)AbstractMichelangelo’s Moses of the Julius Tomb is one of the most powerful works from one of the most important artists of all time. Michelangelo is perhaps best known for the David.
Ago C.IThe Ago C.I was a twin-boomed pusher observation aircraft that was the first C-type aircraft to enter service, and that was a moderate success.Before the First World War the Ago Company had struggled to gain military orders. A contract to provide aircraft for the German Navy was a failure after the aircraft were judged to be unsatisfactory.
One of the most contentious issue in American, if not world archaeology is the validity of the ‘Clovis first’ theory, which is based on the argument that humans first came into America with the opening of a vast ice corridor running from north-west to south-east about 13,000 years ago.