The concept of witch trials originated during the middle ages. According to the definition at the time, a witch was someone (male or female) who was known to practice witchcraft by using magic spells in order to alter something or someone against their will. Most witches were thought to be
The Fox sisters are one of the most iconic aspects of spiritualism in antebellum America. During this period preceding the 1800 civil war, the three sisters Margaret, Catherine, and Leah Fox begun and influenced what is referred to as spiritualism in the present day. Spiritualism was rare during the Antebellum
The Martyrs of Compiègne describes the 16 Carmelites (all of them from the Carmel of Compiègne) consisting of 11 discalced nuns, 3 lay sisters, and 2 tertiaries/externs who were executed in Compiègne (today referred to as Place de la Nation, Paris, France) by the guillotine on 17th July in 1794.
History remembers Agnes Waterhouse as one of the most dominant witches during the Tudor dynasty. She was the first woman to be put to death for witchcraft in England. In 1566, Agnes Waterhouse was accused of witchcraft and two other women; Elizabeth Francis and Joan Waterhouse, Agnes’ 18-years old daughter.
In September 2020, 13 well stacked coffins were uncovered in the desert necropolis of Saqqara, south of Cairo. The coffins were well preserved, and the 2,500 year old designs were still visible – displaying intricate artwork painted in blue, gold, white, black and red. The 13 coffins of Saqqara were
At the medieval burial site of England’s King Richard III, archeologists made a startling discovery. Near to where the king was buried, there was another coffin, which initially puzzled excavators. What they found is essentially a coffin within a coffin. The outer sarcophagus was made of stone, while the remains
Undeniably, Michael Faraday was one of the most influential scientists of his era. Specializing in the field of electrochemistry and electromagnetism, Faraday made numerous contributions to society through his discoveries. Were it not for Faraday, the laws of electrolysis would still be a mystery. Other than his scientific contributions, Michael