Sept 2015 Issue | Vol 22 No 5
Articles in This Issue:
For more than millennium, traders braved the hazards of mountain and desert along the Silk Road seeking the wealth of the East. And at its western end was Parthia, strategically situation to benefit.
Let's look at the historicity and accuracy of a long-disputed, even ignored, archaeological source - the Bible
A look at the ancient origins of modern medical practice, established in ancient Greece.
Much has been written about those better known female rulers of ancient Egypt—Hatshepsut, Nefertiti and Cleopatra. But less familiar female rulers also made a mark.
On the hunt for "blood antiquities" in London – so far no-one has worked out how to stop it.
His rule was short, and characterised by disasters natural and man-made