You have seen him on the History Channel's Hit TV Series, "Curse of Oak Island" and on most local TV stations and PBS. Author Hutton Pulitzer is also Publisher of Investigating History Daily and lead blogger for History Heretic. Find Hutton online at www.InvestigatingHistory.org and www.HistoryHeretic.org or email at Publisher@InvestigatingHistory.org
The Code of Hammurabi refers to a set of rules or laws enacted by the Babylonian King Hammurabi (reign 1792-1750 B.C.). The code governed the people living in his fast-growing empire. By the time of Hammurabi’s death, his empire included much of modern-day Iraq, extending up from the Persian Gulf along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
There are as many as 300 laws that discuss a wide range of subjects, including homicide, assault, divorce, debt, adoption, tradesman’s fees, agricultura
The early Christians began remembering the Resurrection every Sunday following its occurrence. In A.D. 325, the Council of Nicaea set aside a special day just to celebrate the Resurrection. The problem with an official day was deciding whether the Resurrection should be celebrated on a weekday or always on a Sunday.
The Vatican Secret Archives (Latin: Archivum Secretum Apostolicum Vaticanum; Italian: Archivio Segreto Vaticano) is the central repository in the Vatican City for all of the acts promulgated by the Holy See. The Pope, as Sovereign of Vatican City and having primal incumbency, owns the archives until his death or resignation, with ownership passing to his successor.
The archives also contain the state papers, correspondence, papal account books, and many other documents
More than 50 years ago, a little girl shocked the world. Fished from the ocean by a Greek freighter, the tow-headed girl was severely sunburned, dehydrated and nearly delirious. As she was being nursed by her rescuers, the picture of her tiny frame on a small, tattered raft in the large sea made front pages of newspapers around the globe. Her image shocked and amazed. How had she come to be alone in the middle of the ocean? How had she managed to survive? Her terrible story remained forgotten
It roamed the countryside spreading death and terror – a giant, ferocious hell-hound with flaming eyes and savage claws. For centuries, the beast that came to be known as Black Shuck struck fear into the hearts of all who crossed its path.
Just a single glimpse was enough to impart a fatal curse; the briefest encounter sufficient to suck the life from any hapless victim.
Betelgeuse, also known as Alpha Orionis, is a variable star whose magnitude varies between 0.2 and 1.2. This means that the star brightens and fades over a period of about 400 days. The variation in Betelgeuse’s brightness was believed to have been observed with a telescope in 1836 by Sir John Herschel, when he published his observations in Outlines of Astronomy.
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New evidence unearthed in California suggests that early humans may have lived in North American approximately 130,000 years ago — which is about 115,000 years earlier than scientists had previously thought.