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In memory of the charge of the Light Brigade

In memory of the charge of the Light Brigade

The Light Brigade charge was a famous disaster: a cavalry charge from the Battle of Balaclava (25 October 1854) in the Crimean War ended in a massacre. British cavalry, armed only with sabers, were ordered to attack the batteries of the Russian artillery. At that time, the Russians had 20 infantry battalions and fifty artillery pieces that were located on both sides of the valley.

Get to know Navarra with a guided tour of its museum this Saturday, May 25

Get to know Navarra with a guided tour of its museum this Saturday, May 25

The “Conocer Navarra” team organizes an activity that allows us to learn about the history of the Kingdom of Navarra from the Roman period to the 19th century, through the Museum of Navarra and the masterpieces it contains. Navarra through the Museum ”, will take place this Saturday, May 25, from 11:00 am at the Diario de Navarra offices, located on Zapatería street.

The legend of Jimena Blázquez, the savior of Ávila

The legend of Jimena Blázquez, the savior of Ávila

There is a legend from Avila, one of those that for some are as true as they breathe and for others as unlikely as it can rain wine, that in the Middle Ages, between constant fights against the Arabs and the confrontations of the kingdoms of León and Castilla The inaccessible wall of Avila rose.

The Vicálvaro site is open to the public

The Vicálvaro site is open to the public

Madrid City Council allows visits to the archaeological finds in the Vicálvaro neighborhood since July. In the neighborhood to the southeast of Madrid, a Paleolithic workshop has been discovered in which objects such as an ax from more than 300,000 years ago used for hunting are constantly discovered.

Cemetery reveals Egypt's birth patterns

Cemetery reveals Egypt's birth patterns

The high season for conceiving children in ancient Egypt was between July and August, months when it was warmer in this area. Researchers recently discovered a cemetery in the Dakhleh Oasis, where they found that the bodies buried there belonged to people who They had lived in the city of Kellis and they lived in a time when Christianity was spreading strongly but Egyptian beliefs were still strong.

Mexican archaeologists find ancient stone knives

Mexican archaeologists find ancient stone knives

These stone knives are 28 pieces that included warrior ornaments and were accompanied by a vessel in the shape of the rain god, Tlaloc, and hundreds of shells. The knives could be 500 years old and were found by archaeologists from the Institute National of Archeology and History (INAH) in the state of Nava Chávez.