Anthropological information in ancient Greek Myths?

Does the Ancient Tradition, i.e. Mythology, contain information on Human Evolution and Human Migration? This article presents and analyzes two excerpts from Apollodoros and Clemes which appear to describe relevant beliefs of the ancient peoples.  Continue reading “Anthropological information in ancient Greek Myths?”

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Neanderthals and early modern humans show similar levels of cranial injuries, study finds

A team of University of Tübingen researchers has shown that Neanderthals sustained similar levels of head injuries to the earliest anatomically modern humans in Eurasia. This result contradicts previous views that Neanderthals were characterized by exceptionally high rates of trauma. This post is dedicated to this very interesting research. Continue reading “Neanderthals and early modern humans show similar levels of cranial injuries, study finds”

Homogeneity among Illyrian and Greek populations and shared ancestry, study finds

In this post we present the very interesting paper titled “Evidence for Long-Term Migration on the Balkan Peninsula Using Dental and Cranial Nonmetric Data:Early Interaction Between Corinth (Greece) and its Colony at Apollonia (Albania)“, by Britney Kyle McIlvaine et al. We also comment on the findings and their possible further importance. Continue reading “Homogeneity among Illyrian and Greek populations and shared ancestry, study finds”

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