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2014-01-21 23:29:29

Titan LED announced today that it has completed a lighting retrofit for Carthage College, which will save the Kenosha, Wisconsin-based college nearly 500,000 KW and $15,000 in electricity bills

2011-11-15 06:33:09

The Greeks were not always in such dire financial straits as today.

2010-06-07 10:03:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyages to Antiquity's itinerary titled, "Carthage Is To Be Deleted," provides travelers holding American passports an exceptional opportunity to visit and explore the wonders of Libya, now that the country has entered into a groundbreaking trade and investment agreement lifting all visa restrictions on U.S.

2010-02-17 11:57:15

Researchers examined 348 burial urns to learn that about a fifth of the children were prenatal at death, indicating that young Carthaginian children were cremated and interred in ceremonial urns regardless of cause of death

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2008-10-30 15:05:00

Studies have shown that as many as one in 17 men who currently live near the Mediterranean may be genetically linked to the ancient Phoenicians.

2008-10-13 15:00:19

According to online press (October 12, 2008), the Carthage Acropolium will host a classical music festival during the period October 14 to 31, 2008. The festival, which some of the most interesting musical groups, will feature 13 performances by musical troupes from 13 countries.

2008-08-12 03:00:44

Famous and romantic Lebanese singer Majida Al Roumi performed at the Carthage music festival, after a four-year of absence. According to the London daily Elaph, Majida came up on stage wearing a white dress, looking like a white dove singing for peace.

2005-08-15 11:06:35

By Shasta Darlington ROME (Reuters) - Italian archaeologists believe they are on the verge of finding the ancient ships downed in the battle of the Aegates Islands more than 2,000 years ago thanks to modern technology and a police tip-off.

2005-08-12 08:40:00

Italian archaeologists believe they are on the verge of finding the ancient ships downed in the battle of the Aegates Islands more than 2,000 years ago thanks to modern technology and a police tip-off.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]