The ancient Greeks used mercenaries in a key battle, contrary to what the famed historian Herodotus said.
A "killed," or folded iron sword was discovered in the grave of a Roman mercenary who had been buried in an early Christian basilica.
Who carved the thousands of crosses into the walls of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem?
Modern humans are largely responsible for countless extinctions, but early humans weren't as bad, new research shows.
The Pink Moon, the second largest full moon of the year, will light up the sky from Sunday through Wednesday.
Two scribes wrote the famous Great Isaiah Scroll, researchers found with the help of AI and statistics.
A metal detectorist uncovered more than 100 artifacts dating to the Iron Age at a hillfort in Germany.
Soon after archaeologists unearthed an estate from the Roman Empire in the U.K., vandals broke in and damaged it.
Up to 20,000 people likely cheered and jeered as they watched gladiator and wild animal fights in a newfound Roman-era arena in Turkey.
Digging deep into T.rex's history helped researchers determine how many of these apex predators ever existed.
During the Jurassic period, long-necked dinosaurs gulped down pink stones and then migrated hundreds of miles across what is now the American Midwest.
A new genetic study finds connections between Indigenous South Americans and Indigenous people in Oceana.