An ancient temple in Turkey has been found filled with various artifacts, including stone slabs engraved in Luwian, an extinct language. The site is casting new light on the "dark age" that was thought to have engulfed the region from 1200 to 900 B.C. Written sources from the era—including the Old
Slate answered an interesting question about whether Adolf Hitler's descendants can profit off of his works. Hitler did produce a last will and testament leaving his inheritance to his three siblings. But the German state of Bavaria seized all of Hitler's property after the Third Reich fell in 1945, and it currently
According to Dr. David Starkey an English historian, a television and radio presenter, and a specialist in the Tudor period, Britain was governed more competently under Henry VIII than Gordon Brown. "I am being serious. We are ruled at the moment more incompetently than we have been ever before. We have
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