A CASTLE BUILT BY THE MOORS, TAKEN BY THE VIKINGS, AND CONQUERED BY THE KING OF PORTUGAL

A CASTLE BUILT BY THE MOORS, TAKEN BY THE VIKINGS, AND CONQUERED BY THE KING OF PORTUGAL

A CASTLE BUILT BY THE MOORS, TAKEN BY THE VIKINGS, AND CONQUERED BY THE KING OF PORTUGAL Sintra is known for its fairytale palaces and beautiful gardens, the charming Portuguese town. While the highlights of the hilly region are the Pena Palace and Quinta da Regaleira, the Moorish castle has recently gained the attention it deserves. The other two palaces do […]

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Viking sword discovery: Hunter finds a 1,100-year-old weapon on Norwegian mountain

Viking sword discovery: Hunter finds a 1,100-year-old weapon on Norwegian mountain

Viking sword discovery: Hunter finds a 1,100-year-old weapon on Norwegian mountain Researchers find that the sword dates back to 850-950 AD and possibly belonged to the Viking swordsman. In Norway, reindeer hunters were shocked to find an amazingly well-preserved Viking sword while hunting in a high altitude area.  Secrets of The Ice, a Norwegian glacial archaeological organization whose reports that reindeer […]

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5,000-Year-Old Copper Ax Found in Switzerland

5,000-Year-Old Copper Ax Found in Switzerland

5,000-Year-Old Copper Ax Found in Switzerland In Switzerland archaeologists found a copper blade which was just like the axis of Ötzi, the famous “Iceman” was carrying when he died.” Like Ötzi’s ax, this tool was made with copper that came from hundreds of miles away, in present-day Tuscany in central Italy . The findings could shed light on the links between the […]

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