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The Great Schism-July 1054

The Great Schism, also known as the East-West Schism, was the break in communion between the Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox churches in July 1054.

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Burn The Witch – A Brief History of Paranoia

Short video info-graphic on the European and American witch trials of the 15th and 16th centuries, including those in Salem, Massachusetts.

Prague Castle side view from distance.

The Defenestrations of Prague l European History

Prague’s Dramatic Defenestrations: A Glimpse into Tumultuous Times Have you heard of the Defenestration of Prague? First of all, how cool is the word defenestration? It means throwing someone ou...

This fictional portrait of Hypatia by Jules Maurice Gaspard, originally the illustration for Elbert Hubbard's 1908 fictional biography, has now become, by far, the most iconic and widely reproduced image of her

Podcast Episode 46 l Hypatia – Greek Philosopher Mathematician Astronomer Killed By Fanatics

Podcast Episode on Hypatia - Greek Philosopher Mathematician Astronomer Killed By Fanatics. Her death was a result of power struggle between men.

General view of the discovered ritual installation at site JKSH P52, Jibal al-Khashabiyeh area. © Photo: SEBAP

A 9,000-year-old ritual complex in Jordan

A 9,000-year-old ritual complex in Jordan has been discovered by archaeologists. This is the oldest such structure in the world to date.

A human skeleton unearthed at Huaca Santa Rosa de Pucalá (Image credit: Edgar Bracamonte Lévano)

Ancient Child Sacrifice in Peru

The foothills of the Andes mountains are revealing their bloody secrets: the ancient skeletons of sacrificed children. Archaeologists have unearthed 29 human bodies entombed approximately 1,000 years ...

Seated woman of Catalhoyuk, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

Mother Goddesses – When Women were Worshipped

Mother Goddess figurines from across the globe signify a time when women were worshipped. Women-centered fertility cults existed for millennia and even flowed into Christianity and Neo-pagan religions

Burning of three witches in Baden Switzerland 1585 by Johann Jakob Wick

Podcast Episode 20 | Burn The Witch – A Brief History of Paranoia

Podcast on the European and American witch trials of the 15th and 16th centuries, including those in Salem, Massachusetts.

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The First Crusade – On This Day: July 22, 1099

#OTD July 22, 1099 Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem. The first crusaders had arrived in Jerusalem in June, captured and plundered the...