The Mesoamerican Influences Behind Namor From 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'
The sequel to the 2018 Marvel blockbuster features a Maya-inspired antihero played by Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta
See the Stunning 1,600-Year-Old Mosaic Unearthed in Syria
Archaeologists found the artwork beneath a building in Rastan
Archaeologists in Greece Unearth 'Larger-Than-Life' Statue of Hercules
The team discovered the 2,000-year-old artwork in Philippi
Who Was the Real Marilyn Monroe?
"Blonde," a heavily fictionalized film by Andrew Dominik, explores the star's life and legend in a narrative that's equal parts glamorous and disturbing
The Many Myths of Catherine de' Medici
A new Starz series, "The Serpent Queen," dramatizes the life of the much-maligned 16th-century ruler
See the Hidden, 500-Year-Old Frescoes Discovered at the Prince's Palace of Monaco
Restoration experts spent years preserving the artworks, which are now on view as the royal residence reopens for the summer
Archaeologists Begin First-Ever Excavation of Tomb Linked to King Arthur
Britons first proposed a connection between Arthur's Stone and the mythical ruler of Camelot before the 13th century
The Many Myths of the Man Who 'Discovered'—and Nearly Destroyed—Troy
In the 1870s, amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann inflicted irreparable damage on the site of the legendary city
Possible Royal Graves Dated to the Time of King Arthur Found in Great Britain
New research brings the number of potential burial sites of early medieval Celtic rulers from 2 to more than 20
The Myth of Agent 355, the Woman Spy Who Supposedly Helped Win the Revolutionary War
A single reference in the historical record has spawned an array of adaptations, most of which overstate the anonymous figure's role in the Culper Spy Ring
How Much Medieval Literature Has Been Lost Over the Centuries?
A new analysis suggests that just 9 percent of manuscripts produced in Europe during the Middle Ages survive today
Did the Vikings Actually Torture Victims With the Brutal 'Blood Eagle'?
New research reveals the feasibility of the infamous execution method
Why Dragons Dominated the Landscape of Medieval Monsters
The mythical beasts were often cast as agents of the devil or demons in disguise
When People Carved Turnips Instead of Pumpkins for Halloween
Revelers in Ireland transformed the root vegetables into lanterns designed to ward off dark spirits
Researchers Are Unraveling the Mystery of the Ancient Greek Tomb of 'Nestor's Cup'
New analysis suggests the 2,800-year-old burial held the remains of at least three adults, not a child as previously believed
Rediscovered Medieval Manuscript Offers New Twist on Arthurian Legend
The 13th-century pages, found by chance at a British library, show a different side of Merlin, the magician who advised Camelot's king
Neolithic Monument Linked to King Arthur Is Older Than Stonehenge
New research suggests Arthur's Stone was built around 3700 B.C.E. as part of an intricate ceremonial landscape
Rare Boundary Stone Dated to Emperor Claudius' Reign Unearthed in Rome
The 2,000-year-old travertine slab marked the sacred outer limits of the ancient city
'The Green Knight' Adopts a Medieval Approach to 'Modern' Problems
A new film starring Dev Patel as Gawain feels more like a psychological thriller than a period drama
New Maryland Museum Dives Into the Mythology of Mermaids
Blending history, pop culture and folklore, the attraction features a Feejee mermaid, original artworks and more