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William Robertson

William Robertson

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Short Biography of Archaeologist Theodor Wiegand

Short Biography of Archaeologist Theodor Wiegand

Theodor Wiegand (Bendorf am Rhein, 1864-Berlin, 1936), was a German archaeologist famous for being responsible for the great excavations in Asia such as Priene, Miletus, Petra, Samos, Baalbek and Palmyra. He was director of the Museum of Ancient Art of Berlin and later the German Archaeological Institute published fundamental works with the results of these excavations.

The Black Bull: From Normandy to the Baltic with the 11th Armoured Division, Patrick Delaforce

The Black Bull: From Normandy to the Baltic with the 11th Armoured Division, Patrick Delaforce

The Black Bull: From Normandy to the Baltic with the 11th Armoured Division, Patrick DelaforceThe Black Bull: From Normandy to the Baltic with the 11th Armoured Division, Patrick Delaforce11th Armoured Division arriving in Normandy a few days after D-Day, and after that played a part in most major British operations from then until the end of the war.

A Model of the Golden Hind

A Model of the Golden Hind

A model of the Golden Hind, the ship in which Francis Drake (c. 1540-1596 CE). circumnavigated the globe in 1577-80 CE.

A new species of lizard appears in the stomach of a new species of microraptor

A new species of lizard appears in the stomach of a new species of microraptor

A team of paleontologists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences has discovered a new specimen of the flying dromaeosaurid, which they have named Microraptor zhaoianus. The most curious thing is that it preserves the remains of an almost complete lizard in its stomach.The lizard is unlike any other known from the Cretaceous and represents a new species, which has been named Indrasaurus wangi in honor of Professor Wang Yuan, a researcher at the Institute of Paleontology and Vertebrate Paleoanthropology and director of the Paleozoological Museum of China.

Monumen Bom Bali, memorial tribute to the 2002 Bali attacks

Monumen Bom Bali, memorial tribute to the 2002 Bali attacks

On October 12, 2002, the worst terrorist attack in the history of Indonesia occurred, which left a total of 202 people dead and 209 injured when a device mounted on a backpack carried by a suicide bomber was detonated at the Paddy's Pub nightclub and a big car bomb at Club Sari, located opposite the first one.