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Ancient treasure discovered in Israel

Ancient treasure discovered in Israel

Archaeologists have discovered a treasure containing some 140 gold and silver coins, as well as gold jewelry, probably hidden by a wealthy woman at a time of imminent danger during the Bar Kokhba Revolt 1880 years ago. The Israel Antiquities Authorities presented the sumptuous find Tuesday and was said to have been recently exposed in a salvage excavation near Kiryat Gat, southern Israel.

Benjamin Franklin as a volunteer firefighter

Benjamin Franklin as a volunteer firefighter

One of Benjamin Franklin's many accomplishments, although not known to many, was becoming the co-founder of Philadelphia's first volunteer fire department. It was December 1736 and he was 30 years old. Benjamin was born in Boston, but went to live in Philadelphia, where he was editor of his own newspaper, called the Philadelphia Gazette.

Biography of David Hume, the Scottish Empiricist

Biography of David Hume, the Scottish Empiricist

The Age of Enlightenment left us great thinkers and philosophers. One of the most recognized was David Hume, a Scottish philosopher, economist and historian who left his mark down to our time, his works on empiricism and religion caused a stir in his time, to the point that he was accused on numerous occasions of be a heretic.

New primate species from 35 million years ago found in Spain

New primate species from 35 million years ago found in Spain

Experts from the Catalan Institute of Paleontology Miguel Crusafont (ICP) have found a new species of primate 35 million years ago in Lleida. The ICP has commented that the discovery has been published by the paleontologists Judit Mariago and Arrecife Minwer-Barakat in the magazine Journal of Human Evolution, directed by Salvador Maya'-Sola 'who has contributed to the elaboration of one of the most important collections of primate fossils in Europe.

Definition of History - What is History?

Definition of History - What is History?

Giving a single definition of History is somewhat more difficult than we imagine. We could say that it is the social science that studies our past, and we will be correct, but for whom? This is where we must plant ourselves and discover what meanings History has as it varies according to the time, as well as according to the ideologies of those who try it define.

The oldest fine pearl in history has been identified in the United Arab Emirates

The oldest fine pearl in history has been identified in the United Arab Emirates

The oldest fine pearl in human history has been discovered in a Neolithic site in the United Arab Emirates. The pearl is approximately 7,500 years old, according to French archaeologists in charge of its identification. According to the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), “until now, gemologists had popularized the idea that the oldest of fine pearls (dated 3.