Over a century ago, a young, Indian scientist stood at the front of his new machine at the Royal Society of London. It was May 10, 1901 and he was about to demonstrate to the packed audience full of famous scientists that plants are thinking, sentient beings
Cleopatra the last Queen of Egypt & Ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom
It is said that if “Cleopatra's nose, had it been shorter, the whole face of the world would have been changed.” Who was Cleopatra, really? Our distorted image of a self-destructive beauty does no justice to Cleopatra's true genius
Is this really the mask of Agamemnon?
The Mask of Agamemnon is a gold funeral mask discovered at the ancient Greek site of Mycenae. The mask, displayed in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, has been described by Cathy Gere as the "Mona Lisa of prehistory".
'Ferragosto' is a public holiday celebrated every August 15th throughout all of Italy. It originates from Feriae Augusti (Latin), the festival of emperor Augustus, who made the 1st of August a day of rest after many weeks of hard work in the agricultural sector during ancient times.
Elagabalus, the short life of a Syrian Priest of the cult of the "God of the Mountain" who became teenage emperor of Rome: Beautiful, transgender and doomed…