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Documentary about the seven wonders of the ancient world

Documentary about the seven wonders of the ancient world

Here you have a documentary from Canal Historia about "The seven wonders of the ancient world" which were: Great Pyramid of Giza Hanging Gardens of Babylon Statue of Zeus in Olympia Colossus of Rhodes Temple of Artemia in Ephesus Tomb of King Mausolus Lighthouse of Alexandria It is not necessary to add anything else, because the documentary is very complete and I am not going to wind you up with unnecessary things.

43 Images of World War II in the Pacific

43 Images of World War II in the Pacific

On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked American airfields on the island of Oahu and the ships of Pearl Harbor, which is why the United States decided to enter World War II. four warships and two destroyers, while four other battleships, three light cruisers and one destroyer suffered severe damage.

The Neolithic stilt houses of the Alps are now a World Heritage Site

The Neolithic stilt houses of the Alps are now a World Heritage Site

The prehistoric settlements of Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia and Switzerland, will be officially recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site tomorrow, when the ceremony takes place, although their assignment was granted on June 27. A group of 111 sites of these will obtain the denomination, being Switzerland, with 56 of them, the leader country of the project that has finally been chosen.

5,900-year-old woman's skirt found in Armenia

5,900-year-old woman's skirt found in Armenia

Excavations in a cave in Areni Vayots in Armenia have uncovered a woven women's skirt that is more than 5,900 years old, the Director of the Armenian Archeology and Ethnography Institute, Pavel Avetisyan told the local newspaper Armenian News-News. reported that the garment was discovered in 2010 and despite being reported at the time of the discovery, interest in it grew more recently.

Maritime adaptation in US towns dates from the late Pleistocene

Maritime adaptation in US towns dates from the late Pleistocene

Evidence for a diversified, sea-based economy of ancient North American settlers is coming to light following finds at three different canal sites in the California Islands. In a report released March 4, a A 15-member team led by the University of Oregon and the Smithsonian Institution described dozens of projectile tips and crescents dating back 12 years.

Schistosomiasis in ancient Nubia

Schistosomiasis in ancient Nubia

A new analysis of ancient mummies has revealed that a parasite, Schistosoma Mansoni, which affects people around the world, also infected the ancients. The disease caused by the worm is known as “schistosomiasis”, which although generally not fatal, can cause anemia, damage internal organs and cognitive development in children, as well as lead to a general weakening in chronic form. people who suffer from it.

The Battle of the Ebro

The Battle of the Ebro

This time we are going to talk about one of the decisive battles of the Spanish Civil War and undoubtedly the most deadly of the entire war, the Battle of the Ebro. We are in July 1938, the Republic is already touched by the loss of the west and almost all of the Spanish north. After the obligatory withdrawal towards the Mediterranean, the republican forces under the leadership of General Vicente Rojo, chief of the republican central general staff, prepare for a campaign with the aim of preventing the national side from taking the port city of Valencia.

Roman statues found in Tlos

Roman statues found in Tlos

Excavations in the ancient city of Tlos, in the Mugla Fethiye district (Turkey), have yielded results and have found several sculptures of the Roman emperors Hadrian, Antonio Pio and his daughter Faistinaminor, Marcus Aurelius, as well as of the goddess Isis as reported by Taner Korkut, an archaeologist leading the investigation.

Archaeologists believe there is a burial chamber under the Bosnian Pyramids

Archaeologists believe there is a burial chamber under the Bosnian Pyramids

An exhaustive and meticulous investigation with ground radars, probed along the Ravne tunnel, which runs along the so-called “Bosnian Pyramids”, has revealed a geometric anomaly located 4.5 meters deep that could be, according to speculations of archaeologists, a tomb with two chambers.

They try to unravel the mystery of the first extinction of dinosaurs

They try to unravel the mystery of the first extinction of dinosaurs

The mystery of a dinosaur extinction could be on a beach in Wales as an international group of scientists has descended on Lavernock Square, in the south of the country, to analyze the rock segments that could hold the key to learning more about it. Dinosaurs The extinction of which we speak, which occurred about 200 million years ago, was what allowed the appearance of the giant herbivores, velociraptors and tyrannosaurs.

Six 3rd century statues found in a Roman Villa

Six 3rd century statues found in a Roman Villa

In the Roman quarter of Anagnina, archaeologists have made the most important discovery in Rome in recent years, six statues from the 3rd century BC, of ​​which five would represent members of the imperial family of the Severi, and the sixth would be a bust of Zeus, the latter is a life-size natural nude.

They find the tomb of Saint Philip in Turkey

They find the tomb of Saint Philip in Turkey

A tomb believed to be of Saint Philip the Apostle was discovered during excavations in the ancient Turkish city of Hierapolis. Italian professor Francesco D`Andria said archaeologists found the tomb of the biblical figure, one of Jesus' 12 disciples, while work was being carried out on the ruins of a newly discovered church.

Engraved stelae found at Tel El-Dafna, a site in Egypt

Engraved stelae found at Tel El-Dafna, a site in Egypt

Archaeologists working at the Tel El-Dafna site in Ismailia (Egypt), came across what is believed to be a religious stele belonging to the 26th Dynasty, that of Wah-Ib-Re. The stele is engraved in hieroglyphics but it has been broken into two parts, one 163 cm high and the other 86 cm.

First Greek settlement found in Bulgaria

First Greek settlement found in Bulgaria

A team of archaeologists led by Kristina Panayotova has found on the island of St. Kirik, off the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, in the city of Sozopol, the remains of the first settlement in the Apollonia area. The first settlers arrived in the area from the Greek city of Mileto at the end of the 7th century BC.

Two curious coins from Ancient Rome

Two curious coins from Ancient Rome

The first image shows us, on the obverse of the coin, the Emperor Alecto Pío Félix Augusto, while in reverse, we see Alecto mounted on horseback with his right hand raised, his left hand holding a pole and the ground, a captive But if we are talking about rare coins, one of the most unusual is the following from Alecto, in particular its reverse as it is very similar to the famous Carausius denarius and the catalog of Roman coins "Roman Coins and their Values", in its fourth revised edition, does not list this particular coin.

Ancient bunker discovered in Fort Galle

Ancient bunker discovered in Fort Galle

The Galle Heritage Foundation and the Archaeological Unit of the city of Galle, have discovered a very old bunker in the famous Dutch Fort Galle (Sri Lanka). It is located on the pedestal of the clock tower and has been closed for centuries. Archaeologists believe that it was used as a prison or failing that, as an armory.

Great finds of dinosaurs in China

Great finds of dinosaurs in China

Inside an air hangar in the middle of the countryside in China's Shandong province, 600 kilometers southeast of Beijing, paleontologist Xu Xing is distracted by looking at a drunk, red-faced tourist. The man has kicked off his shoes and sat down to take a photo in front of the fossilized femur of a hadrosaur, a gigantic duck-billed dinosaur that roamed the earth 99 million years ago during the late Cretaceous period.

Historical discovery in Kazakhstan

Historical discovery in Kazakhstan

A large mausoleum from the Golden Horde period was discovered in the Pavlodar region of Kazakhstan, according to the city's State Pedagogical Institute. -Arka. Its height is 20 meters and in the lower part of the burial pit the skeleton of a man who was a representative of the ruling elite was discovered ”, they expressed.

Operation Market Garden of World War II

Operation Market Garden of World War II

Operation Market Garden was the largest airborne military operation in contemporary history, occurring in the Second World War, September 1944, in the midst of World War II. Eisenhower's sudden and unexpected Allied advance after the European landing has been halted due to supply problems.

Stone ducks discovered at Stonehenge

Stone ducks discovered at Stonehenge

At the Vespasian camp, near Stonehenge, an archaeological find has been made that is rather a treasure: two carved ducks, plus a ceremonial dagger and an accumulation of 5,550 stones and tools. All these discoveries were made by the students of Archeology at the Open University, led by Professor David Jacqes.