Category: Ancient Writings

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Does Cryptic Code Hidden in Beale Ciphers Reveal Secrets of the Freemasons?

Does Cryptic Code Hidden in Beale Ciphers Reveal Secrets of the Freemasons?

The Beale Ciphers have challenged treasure hunters for almost 200 years. Is the Declaration of Independence the key to finding the gold, silver, and p [...]
The Mysterious Codex Argenteus: Famed Silver Bible of the Goths

The Mysterious Codex Argenteus: Famed Silver Bible of the Goths

The Goths, one of the major Germanic tribes of ancient times, were a key player in the events that marked the downfall of the Western Roman Empire. Al [...]
The Northern Mysteries Current: Futhark and Mystery Schools of the Viking Age

The Northern Mysteries Current: Futhark and Mystery Schools of the Viking Age

The existence of mystery schools in the Viking Age (800-1200 CE) is deduced from myth and folklore. The poems of the Edda display the structure and co [...]
Magic of the Ancients: Five Incredible Texts of Spells, Curses, and Incantations

Magic of the Ancients: Five Incredible Texts of Spells, Curses, and Incantations

As long as humanity has had beliefs in a higher power, the use of magic, spells, curses, and incantations have featured widely across cultures. A numb [...]
What Happened in Eden? Alternative Translation Tells a Very Different Story

What Happened in Eden? Alternative Translation Tells a Very Different Story

All modern concepts of the Garden of Eden stem from a few verses in the biblical Book of Genesis, none of which is entirely free from ambiguity. The a [...]
Floki and the Viking Discovery of Iceland

Floki and the Viking Discovery of Iceland

The Vikings’ next step out into the Atlantic – the discovery and settlement of Iceland – is one of the best documented events of the Viking Age. Medie [...]
The Domesday Book: Don’t Worry, It’s Not the End of The World

The Domesday Book: Don’t Worry, It’s Not the End of The World

Have you ever wondered how many people lived in England in the late 11th century? Well, William the Conqueror did, but mostly so that he could know ho [...]
Medieval Remedy Could Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

Medieval Remedy Could Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

A possible medical breakthrough has been made by experts, all thanks to a 1000-year-old medieval English medical text. A treatment, that dates to the [...]
Google Launches AI Cyber Rosetta Stone for Hieroglyphic Translations

Google Launches AI Cyber Rosetta Stone for Hieroglyphic Translations

Google, the American multinational technology giant built around a search engine that specializes in internet-related services and products, gets most [...]
The Copper Scroll Abacus: Is the Real Treasure Found In the Numbers?

The Copper Scroll Abacus: Is the Real Treasure Found In the Numbers?

Even the most intriguing mysteries have a sell-by date in a 24/7 mass communications age. But one has proven itself to be more enduring since a  coppe [...]
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