Posts tagged: history

Sunken Roman Time Capsules Brought Ashore

Photo:OeAW/H.Gonzalez     After spending more than 2,000 years in the waters off Spain's Mediterranean Coast, the contents of an ancient Roman merchant ship are finally being brought to the surface.  Horacio Gonzalez Cesteros, a researcher with the Austrian Archaeological Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) says in...

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Lost Colony Land Deal To Preserve America's Beginnings

                                                         Photo:First Colony Foundation       The fate of the Lost Colony, vanished English colonists brought to Roanoke Island in the 1580's by Sir Walter Raleigh, has enthralled archeologists and historians for decades.  Now, the First Colony Foundation, a preservation group for the area, has struck a land deal...

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