1. larkin

    Was the disappearance of the Neanderthal an extermination?

    I don't usually visit this forum on Historum but the disappearance of this group was a curiosity to me. If often glossed over as a course of nature, a genetic dead end or an inability to survive. Was there an active effort on the part of the Cro magnon to destroy a competitor? There is genetic...
  2. K

    Disappearance of Sarmatians

    What happened to Iranic tribes living in today southern Ukraine and Russia, collectively called Sarmatians, in the end of antiquity? In ancient times Indo-Iranic tribes called by Greeks and Romans firstly Scythes, later Sarmatians were main nomadic power on European steppe. But about the...
  3. The Alchemist

    The life and disappearance of Caravaggio?

    Why was the greatest artist of his time, persecuted, exiled and eventually disappeared? I'd like to read some opinions about his life: was really a thug? Did he actually kill a man or was he framed? Why is his paintings so blasphemous? Was Vatican behind his persecution and eventual...
  4. Menshevik

    The disappearance of the classical hoplite

    These are what comes to mind when I think of the classical hoplite. I am not referring to the phalangite, who I know carried on for some time, waning as the Roman legions conquered the Mediterranean world. So, when did the hoplite completely disappear? Did places like Sparta and Athens begin to...
  5. JackieLondon

    Prince Arthur's disappearance

    There's a lot of debate and such about what happened to Edward IV's children, dubbed by history as the Princes in the Tower. A lot of people seem to forget that another little boy in a similar situation disappeared too. Arthur, the son of John's older brother Geoffrey...and therefore taking...
  6. Belloc

    Greenland cold snap linked to Viking disappearance

    Greenland cold snap linked to Viking disappearance - Yahoo! News