Articles by Caroline
Biblical City of Sodom Found in the Jordan Valley?
A new study shows that the city of Tall el-Hammam, in the Jordan Valley, was destroyed by a cosmic event… Read More
Fibonacci: Revolutionizing Math in Europe
Leonardo Fibonacci (1170-1240) may have been the most talented Western mathematician of the Middle Ages. He was born and raised… Read More
Thomas Aquinas: Father of the Renaissance?
During the Medieval Warm Period, St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) reintroduced the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle into Europe after his ideas… Read More
The Medieval Warm Period: Did It Save Europe From the Dark Ages?
After the cold spell of the Dark Ages and the Justinian plague, evidence suggests the climate in Europe warmed. This… Read More
Understanding the Dark Ages
In the 1300s, the Italian scholar Petrarch came up with the term “dark ages” to describe European society between the… Read More
The Roman Empire’s Collapse
As a republic, Rome was very successful. In 27 B.C., the republic became an empire ruled by emperors. The empire… Read More
History of Republics: The Rise of Rome
The ancient Greek city-states were very successful for several hundred years, but they were eventually conquered by a new power:… Read More
The Lunar Ark: A Living Backup
The earth is a dangerous place to live. From time to time, our planet is hit by meteors, causing catastrophes…. Read More