Tag: Ancient world

Origins: 3.14159265…

03/14 | Why did the ancients invent increasingly subtle and ingenious methods to arrive at an exact value of pi? Human curiosity.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures.

Did the Carthaginians Really Practice Infant Sacrifice?

02/05 | One of the most debated questions in the study of the ancient world is whether or not the Carthaginians practiced human sacrifice—more specifically, the sacrifice of infants. Recently published studies   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures, News.

The Enduring Symbolism of Doves

10/01 | Few symbols have a tradition as long and as rich as the dove. Read about what it represents, how its use has been shared, adapted and reinterpreted across cultures and   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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