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THE LOST TECHNOLOGIES OF LYCURGUS CUP

SILK IN ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME

JOSEPHUS AND THE GREAT JEWISH REVOLT

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The stunning magic of ancient Roman nano-alchemy: a technology 1,700 years ahead of its time but completely lost in history?

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A million-dollar question: Did the ancient Greeks and Romans know the secret of silk's origin?

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How did Josephus transform from a prisoner-of-war to a war journalist/historian who composed valuable first-hand eyewitness account of the Jewish War?

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EMPIRES OF IRON AND STEEL

THE WORST PANDEMIC IN HITTITE HISTORY

EMPEROR TRAJAN AND HIS DANUBE BRIDGE

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How did some of the finest Roman steel swords ever discovered ended up in Nydam bog, Denmark, which has never been under Roman rule?

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Arnuwanda’s war on Egypt brought back a plague that ravaged Hittite homeland for 20 years. Could Muršili II save his country from destruction?

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How the Roman conquest of Dacia resulted in the construction of a 1,158m long super-bridge across Danube in Eastern Europe?

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THE PTOLEMIES, ARCHIMEDES, AND ALEXANDRIA

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How great minds and visionary Kings collide during the 3rd Century BCE to give rise to the first scientific Golden Age in human history?

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