6 Strange Medieval Trends

The Middle Ages were unfortunate times to be born as some of us may say. But there are bizarre things about history’s tradition or practices. These have been passed on generation to generation through the mother to the child. Animal laws All animals from four-legged animals to insects without exception were put on trial when caught breaking the law. Pigs were executed when convicted of crimes...

Denisovan Woman’s Portrait from her pinky bone DNA

Denisovans are a group of apes from 15,000 years ago who shared caves with human beings. Humans and Denisovans were believed to have intimate relations in their time, which probably resulted in genetic links to some human populations in the present. In 2010, scientist used the latest in web technology in a cave in Siberia, a jawbone, some teeth, and a pinky bone were discovered though no traces...

Ancient Egyptian Temple of King Ptolemy IV

In the Egyptian city of Tama, construction workers were digging up on sewer lines and surprisingly unearthed a 2,200-year old-carved temple of King Ptolemy IV. Construction was then stopped and archeologists were called to explore the area more. The team discovered walls and corners of the said temple with engravings of the Egyptian God of fertility, Hapi. The carvings showed Hapi being encircled...