Tag: medicine in the ancient world

Justinian Plague Linked to the Black Death

10/07 | Bacterial research has linked the Justinian Plague to the world’s most infamous affliction, the Black Death.   Read more…

Posted in News, Post-Biblical Period.

The Cyprian Plague

10/07 | Archaeologists working in Thebes discovered a burial for victims of the 3rd-century C.E. Cyprian Plague.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, News.

Ancient Combat Sports

08/16 | Three ancient Olympic combat events—wrestling, boxing and pancratium—reveal much about the aspirations and values of ancient Greece, about what was deemed honorable, fair and beautiful, both in the eyes of   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

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