“Beautiful 2,200-year-old mosaics discovered in ancient Greek city”

“In the ancient Greek City, Zeugma, which is located in today’s Turkey, unbelievable mosaics were uncovered,  dating back to the 2nd century BC”

Source: Beautiful 2,200-year-old mosaics discovered in ancient Greek city

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“Hungary: Unearthing Suleiman the Magnificent’s tomb” – News from Al Jazeera

“Small Hungarian town hopes discovery of Ottoman sultan’s tomb will bring much needed visitors and revival.”

This is really exciting!! And maybe just maybe it could help turn around Hungarian-Turkish/Muslim relations!! (Doubtful as long as Hungary’s Prime Minister Victor Oban continues to stoke the flames of nationalism and Islamophobia!)

Source: Hungary: Unearthing Suleiman the Magnificent’s tomb – News from Al Jazeera

“The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past “| Foreign Policy

This is indicative of another troubling trend across the globe: “When it comes to politics and history, an accurate memory can be a dangerous thing. In Ukraine, as the country struggles with its identity, that’s doubly true. While Ukrainian political parties try to push the country toward Europe or Russia, a young, rising Ukrainian historian named Volodymyr Viatrovych has placed himself at the center of that fight. Advocating a nationalist, revisionist history that glorifies the country’s move to independence — and purges bloody and opportunistic chapters — Viatrovych has attempted to redraft the country’s modern history to whitewash Ukrainian nationalist groups’ involvement in the Holocaust and mass ethnic cleansing of Poles during World War II. And right now, he’s winning.”

Read the entire article here: The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past | Foreign Policy