Cultures

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Atlantis - Hunting for Traces

The tobacco in the mummified pharaoh is piece of the puzzle, just as are the magnolia tree in Florida and the wall fragments on the bottom of the Caribbean. Together with thousand of other such pieces, they trace the outline of an ancient continent that lies buried under the waters of the Atlantic. Nicht online verfügbar   Ausgabe bestellen

Atlantis - A Myth Abused

Atlantis is having a boom in film and literature. But despite all the exaggerated legends, the most important aspect is mostly forgotten – namely, what lesson we should learn from Atlantis. For decadence, pomposity, and the misguided belief that Man doesn’t need God triumph today once again, as they did in that sunken empire. Read more...

Maya Calendar: In the Realm of the Feathered Snake

The decoding of the Mayan calendar shines a completely new and fascinating light on the history of this Native American culture: for 400 years, Danish Vikings ruled over the Maya Nicht online verfügbar   Ausgabe bestellen

Fashion Shows

The Emperor Has no Clothes Nicht online verfügbar   Ausgabe bestellen

Jesus Didn't Die on the Cross

Thanks to the Turin Shroud, in the last few decades scientists have been able to prove that Jesus survived the crucifixion. If this fact were finally fully recognised, two religions would have to change their doctrine - with far-reaching consequences for all mankind. Read more...

The Power of Sound

How music caused the rise and fall of great cultures in antiquity—from ancient India to the Roman Empire. Read more...

Composers Who Changed the World

What is Beethoven's merit? What distinguishes César Franck from other composers? Why was Handel such a success in England and what was Richard Wagner's mission? There are more things behind the music than our book learning can dream of! Nicht online verfügbar   Ausgabe bestellen