This is a site where in 1938 the remains of an 8-10 year old Neanderthal child were discovered.
We often think of Afghanistan as a poor country, but the treasures found at the archaeological site of Tillya Tepe prove otherwise.
Thanos is coming. It’s time that you get to know who he really is.
This is the concise history of the ancient and fabled city of Babylon.
The great Greek general and politician Pericles led a truly remarkable life.
Let’s check out how some of the earliest inhabitants of ancient Mesopotamia lived.
They don’t call Tajikistan the “roof of the world” for nothing.
To quote sort of quote Robert Frost, taking the “road not taken” is an adventure in itself. There are probably many such roads, but few (if any) can compare to the Pamir Highway.
The Office of Roman Consul was the most coveted elected position within the Roman Republic. Let’s take a quick look and find out why.
What if I were to tell you that one of the most famous Armenian churches of late antiquity is not in Armenia, but Iran.
It’s not always easy being the son of a man who some consider to be the father of your nation, a messiah and basically the most powerful man on Earth.
In case you wanted to know more about the Iranian and Zoroastrian festival of Jashn-e-Mehregan.
The ancient city of Troy, immortalized in Homer’s epic the Iliad.
If we’re going to start with the beginnings of recorded human history, we ought to start with the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, the “land between the two rivers.”
Few places on Earth seem to be so close to the Heavens as the Sumela Monastery. Like, literally.