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Once a magnificent medieval city and home to 200,000 people, the ghost city of Ani is now completely abandoned and has stood empty for centuries

Once a magnificent medieval city and home to 200,000 people, the ghost city of Ani is now completely abandoned and has stood empty for centuries

Lavish Carpet Fragments Recovered from 17th-Century Dutch Shipwreck

Lavish Carpet Fragments Recovered from 17th-Century Dutch Shipwreck

Fragments of carpet were discovered in a shipwreck at the bottom of the sea off the coast of the Netherlands. Credit: Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD), Vicky Foster

Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around AD 50. It served as a major commercial centre for the Roman Empire until its abandonment during the 5th century.

Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around AD 50. It served as a major commercial centre for the Roman Empire until its abandonment during the 5th century.

A 3,000-year-old graveyard in Ashkelon, Israel, is being hailed as the first (and only) Philistine cemetery ever found.

First Ever? Discovery of Philistine Cemetery Draws Criticism

A 3,000-year-old graveyard in Ashkelon, Israel, is being hailed as the first (and only) Philistine cemetery ever found.

First African American women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920 • These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

First African American women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920 • These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

Margaret of Anjou, b.23 March 1430 d.25 August 1482, wife of Henry VI and Queen Consort. One child.

Margaret of Anjou, b.23 March 1430 d.25 August 1482, wife of Henry VI and Queen Consort. One child.

James I of Britain, son of Mary, Queen of Scots, grandson of Margaret Tudor

James I of Britain, son of Mary, Queen of Scots, grandson of Margaret Tudor Portrait of James VI 1595

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