It took one artifact, two scholars and 20 years to decode a dead language.
A new book investigates the truth behind famous quotations that have been wrongly attributed, misremembered, garbled in translation—or are flat-out fake.
From nicotine to shrapnel to silhouette, learn about 10 everyday words that you may not have known are namesakes of real people from history.
Archeologists in Italy have unearthed a 500-pound sandstone slab that may help them decipher the lost language and culture of a mysterious pre-Roman people.
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Find out more about the unusual origin stories behind 10 everyday phrases.
After being spoken for 3,000 years, Aramaic, the language of Jesus, could soon be extinct.