The Ancient Scribe

Examining ancient culture's status in the modern era

Ancient Egyptian History: The Treasures of Time

| March 29, 2010

The study of ancient Egyptian history brings to life such a colorful picture, which reflected a far enhanced lifestyle that any other ancient civilization would never be able to match. Ancient Egyptian history comes to life with the curse of the Pharaohs, the powers of the pyramids, and their gods and goddesses of the underworld.

Two Largest Pharaonic Tombs Uncovered in Saqqara

| March 26, 2010

Egyptian history is full of mysteries and secrets related to the pharaohs and their pyramids and tombs. Each of the tombs have their own different story to tell, and the recent discovery of a pair of Pharaonic tombs here have an exciting story to tell as well. This pair of tombs was discovered at Saqqara, and date back to at least 4300 years ago. This stunning discovery reveals that the Egyptian rule had spread to the south of Cairo, and its extent was much more than it was expected to be.

Cultural Aspects of the Ancient Celts

| March 24, 2010

One of the most dynamic aspects that one will notice about the Celtic culture is their ever-changing tradition and belief. Their age-old belief and practices have not been wiped out from the face of the earth; instead, they are still present among us in a new form, expressing a new thought process. The Celtic culture has managed to change its appearance and presentation in accordance to the needs and requirements of modern society.

Celtic Mythology: Reflecting the Myths of Celtic Life

| March 19, 2010

Celtic mythology tells the story of polytheism in the Celtic society. This used to be the religion of the Celts belonging to the Iron Age. Just like the other European tribes in the Iron Age, the early Celts also began to follow the trends of polytheistic mythology. Celtic Mythologies did not come into being before the middle ages. You will find the details about Celtic mythologies in numerous specific and inter-related sub-categories corresponding importantly to the languages of the Celts.

Celtic History: Looking Back At the Golden Era of Myth and Belief

| March 16, 2010

The Celtic culture draws its name from the ancient Greeks. The Celts were a cultural linguistic group in the broader sense of the term. In fact, they were never a nation with a government. They were more like a group of tribal nations. The Celts draw their roots from the people belonging to the Urnfield culture, who believed in burying their deceased in the flat grounds in vaults. Celtic culture spread from its origin from western European lands into modern Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and France between 1200 and 700 BC.