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Articles with keyword "ancient history"

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Of Poets, Prophets, and Politics

For centuries, poetry has expressed the soul of the Arab world.

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Excavating the Delta

Bodies found in an ancient cemetery may yield new clues to Cambodia's past.

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Fragments of Childhood

The everyday life of Greek children is recounted in a new exhibition.

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Breaching the Great Wall

The Manchu came as allies but stayed to rule China.

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Recreating Pompey for Modern Eyes

Archaeologists uncover a centuries-old theater complex.

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The Nature of the Game

Olympic combat events reflect the culture and customs of an ancient society.

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Playful Pursuits

A new exhibition tells the story of how caravans, merchants, and mercenaries conveyed games from Asia to the West.

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Virtual Trowel

Digging up Arizona's past through a new website.

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The Lost City of Cahokia

An exhibition explores an ancient civilization in the American Midwest.

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Tracking Lost Empires

From the ruins of Nineveh to the gardens of Bablyon, a new database catalogs monuments at risk in Iraq.