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FEATURED ARTICLES

Kurultaj: the Festival of Turkic Nomadic Culture in Hungary
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The spirit of the ancient Hun and Magyar warriors still lives in Hungary, the country which tries to maintain ancient traditions of nomadic culture. Continue reading...

DNA research revealed that Native Americans came from Altai, Siberia
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An international team of researchers concluded that genetic birthplace of the first Americans is Altai. Continue reading...

Geneticist George Church said he can create a neanderthal child
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The Professor George Church of Harvard Medical School declared he can reconstruct Neanderthal DNA and resurrect the species which became extinct 33,000 years ago. Continue reading...

Azerbaijan National Costumes
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The Medieval Azerbaijani costumes demonstrated by the artist and fashion designer Aida Makhmudova in the Shirvanshah Palace, Baku. Continue reading...

Shamakhi - a City on Silk Roads
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The Silk Roads – caravan ways from China to Europe, contributed to development of cities in Azerbaijan including Shamakhi. Continue reading...

African Maasai People
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The Maasai are considered one of the most beautiful peoples of Africa because of their distinctive customs and dress. Continue reading...

Aromatic Baths of the Ancients
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The earliest written information about therapy by bathing with decoctions of aromatic herbs is contained in the Indian Vedas dating back to 1500 b.c.e. Continue reading...

Healing Power of Watermelon
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Watermelon is used as an effective medicine. Watermelons were often placed in the tombs of the pharaohs as a source of food in the monarchs' afterlives. Continue reading...

Northmen in Caspian
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According to medieval sources Vikings appeared in Caspian between the 9th and 10th centuries. Continue reading...

Tusi About Evolution
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Various evolutionary ideas existed before Darwin's time, as shown in the folklore and religious beliefs of certain Oriental peoples, including the Babylonians and Egyptians.Continue reading...

Religion and Magic in Ancient Medicine
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In antiquity, the medicine, religion and magic were intimately linked with each other. Numerous texts from the sacred books, magic formulas and spells are generously scattered in the medieval medical treatises. Continue reading...