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Eleusian Mysteries & Guide to the Ancient Eleusis

Author: timetravelrome /

Situated around 11 miles northwest of Central Athens, the industrial, oil-refinery town of Elefsina captures little of what used to be one of the Ancient World’s most important cultic centers. For nearly 1,000 years, between the early seventh century BC and the late fourth century AD, it was the site of the annual Eleusinian Mysteries: a strange rite revolving around the grain and [...]

2022-05-08T15:19:06+00:00May 8th, 2022|Categories: Top Destinations|Tags: , , , , , |

Colonia Ulpia Traiana (Xanten) and the LVR Museum

Author: timetravelrome /

Written by Michel Gybels for Time Travel Rome The Xanten area and the Fürstenberg in Germany on the river Rhine retain the traces of history for thousands of years since the Stone Age. With the occupation of the Rhineland by the troops of Julius Caesar there began a new epoch of intensive settlement and cultural change. This article is about the rich history [...]

2022-05-01T12:04:07+00:00May 1st, 2022|Categories: Top Destinations|Tags: , , , |