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    Unaware of a half decade of potential, commentary or reviews of the brief History of SPIEGEL ONLINE Interantional Magazine/[daily] Newsletter articles may be a
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      Unaware of a half decade of potential, commentary or reviews of the brief History of SPIEGEL ONLINE Interantional Magazine/[daily] Newsletter articles may be a great contribution to AWS members and related interests of the general public. Select topics according to SPIEGEL's Online perspective of ancient history and determination to share with the international community -  Other than articles listed in English and arranged in sequintual order this is a great example of  distrubution and use of Online forums. jmcjr 




      Prehistoric Breweries in Ireland?
      Beer From the Bronze Age

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - 31.12.2007
      Two Irish archaeologists have tried to brew beer like their ancestors used to make -- 3,000 years ago -- in an effort to uncover the purpose of common, ancient stone mounds.

      By Angelika Franz



      'Sensational' Discovery
      Archeologists Find Gateway to the Viking Empire

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - 27.08.2010
      For a century, archeologists have been looking for a gate through a wall built by the Vikings in northern Europe. This summer, it was found. Researchers now believe the extensive barrier was built to protect an important trading route.

      By Matthias Schulz



      Time Machine
      Google Rebuilds Ancient Rome in 3D

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - 14.11.2008
      A new innovation for Google Earth promises time travel to 4th century Rome. Great effort was expended to render the ancient buildings in 3D -- the results, though, are mixed.

      By Christian Stöcker



      Rome's Tremendous Tunnel
      The Ancient World's Longest Underground Aqueduct

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - 11.03.2009
      Roman engineers chipped an aqueduct through more than 100 kilometers of stone to connect water to cities in the ancient province of Syria. The monumental effort took more than a century, says the German researcher who discovered it.

      By Matthias Schulz



      The Legacy of Howard Carter
      Did King Tut's Discoverer Steal from the Tomb?

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - 15.01.2010
      Howard Carter, the British explorer who opened the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922, will forever be associated with the greatest trove of artifacts from ancient Egypt. But was he also a thief?

      By Matthias Schulz



      Neolithic Immigration
      How Middle Eastern Milk Drinkers Conquered Europe

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - 15.10.2010
      New research has revealed that agriculture came to Europe amid a wave of immigration from the Middle East during the Neolithic period. The newcomers won out over the locals because of their sophisticated culture, mastery of agriculture -- and their miracle food, milk.

      Three part article
      Part 1: How Middle Eastern Milk Drinkers Conquered Europe
      Part 2: Tension Between Locals and Incomers
      Part 3: Migration and Mass Murder

      By Matthias Schulz



      Norwegians Find Perfectly Preserved Stone Age Site

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - 18.10.2010
      A Norwegian camping ground is the site of what may become one of Europe's most significant archeological discoveries. Archeologists have found an almost perfectly preserved Stone Age settlement which may have been buried by a sandstorm over 5,000 years ago.

      By [Not Announced]



      Purification Through Pain
      A Fresh Look at Torture in the Middle Ages

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 28, 2010
      A German researcher has studied medieval criminal law and found that our image of the sadistic treatment of criminals in the Dark Ages is only partly true. Torture and gruesome executions were designed in part to ensure the salvation of the convicted person's soul.

      [ Forum ] By Frank Thadeusz
      Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan



      Rare Discovery of Intact Tomb
      German Archeologists Uncover Celtic Treasure


      SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 29, 2010
      Archeologists in Germany have discovered a 2,600-year-old Celtic tomb containing ornate jewellery of gold and amber. They say the grave is unusually well preserved and should provide important insights into early Celtic culture.

      cro -- with wire reports



      The Anglo-Saxon Invasion
      Britain Is More Germanic than It Thinks

      SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 16, 2011
      How Germanic is Great Britain really? Archeologists and geneticists have unveiled surprising revelations about the historical origins of people in the modern United Kingdom -- many of whom have ancestors who once crossed the North Sea.

      By Matthias Schulz

      Part 1: Britain Is More Germanic than It Thinks

      Part 2: Taking Advantage of an Unprotected Island


      At SPIEGEL's high quality Online International Photo Gallery images seem to be of some impressive ones - jmcjr    


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