5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus
Christian Gospels
April 18th, 2014
As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man.
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Body Slam This! Ancient Wrestling Match Was Fixed
Ancient Greek Bas relief of men wrestling.
April 16th, 2014
Researchers have deciphered the earliest known contract to fix a wrestling match between two teenagers who had reached the final bout of a prestigious series of games in Egypt, dating to A.D. 267.
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Titanic Sunk During Average Iceberg Year
Titanic wreck off southern Newfoundland
April 10th, 2014
U.K. researchers have sunk a long-standing explanation for the loss of the Titanic — that the fateful journey took place in waters bristling with icebergs, making 1912 an unlucky year to sail the North Atlantic.
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Chilean Mummies Reveal Signs of Arsenic Poisoning
chilean mummy face
April 15th, 2014
People of numerous pre-Columbian civilizations in northern Chile, including the Incas and the Chinchorro culture, suffered from chronic arsenic poisoning due to their consumption of contaminated water, new research suggests.
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Tests Suggest 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Is Authentic
A newly discovered scrap of 4th-century papyrus written in ancient Egyptian Coptic containing four words that provide the first tangible evidence that within centuries of his death, some followers of Jesus believed him to have been married.
April 10th, 2014
The papyrus document known as "the Gospel of Jesus's Wife" was unveiled in 2012 and instantly set off a debate over its authenticity. Perhaps its most controversial elements are lines that suggest Jesus had a wife.
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Massive Turquoise Trade Network of Ancient Pueblos Revealed
Here, turquoise beads recovered from early excavations at Pueblo Bonito, the largest great house in Chaco Canyon.
April 9th, 2014
Unsatisfied with mining turquoise from local deposits, ancestral Pueblo people in New Mexico used long-distance trade networks to obtain their precious mineral.
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Ancient Puppy Paw Prints Found on Roman Tiles
April 17th, 2014
The paw prints and hoof prints of a few curious animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.
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