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Expedition To Legendary City Of Troy Begins In 2013
2012-10-16 12:57:15

The city-state of Troy is the stuff of legends, with mythical heroes, women of unsurpassed beauty and a fabled wooden horse. Now a cross-disciplinary team of scientists will begin a new excavation project in 2013.

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2009-11-09 10:44:13

Tel Kabri is the only site in Israel where wall paintings similar in style to those found in the Aegean 3,600 years ago have been found; researchers say this was a conscious decision made by the city rulers to lean toward Mediterranean culture

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2008-06-23 17:56:07

Researchers say they have pinpointed the exact date of King Odysseus returned from the Trojan War and killed a group of suitors who wanted to replace them by marrying his wife.

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2007-03-26 21:00:00

A geological engineering company said Monday it has agreed to help in an archaeological project to find the island of Ithaca, homeland of Homer's legendary hero Odysseus.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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