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Excavations in Greece reveal possible human sacrifice to Zeus.

Excavations on Mount Lykaion, a remote location overlooking the Peloponnese, and believed to be the birthplace of Zeus have revealed the skeleton of a teenager. Continue reading “Excavations in Greece reveal possible human sacrifice to Zeus.”

Human sacrifice supported social stratification.

A study by a¬†team of researchers¬†from the University of Auckland, the Max Planck Institute and Victoria University has concluded that the ritualistic killing of humans supported social stratification. Continue reading “Human sacrifice supported social stratification.”

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