International News Archive - May 24, 2010
An archeologist at Washington University in St Louis is helping to reveal for the first time a snapshot of rural life in China during the Han Dynasty.
Word of the Day
- One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
- A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.