Tag: archaeology

Daily History Byte: Adonis: Europe’s oldest known tree

Scientists from Stockholm University, the University of Mainz, and the University of Arizona recently discovered this tree in Greece. There are a few other millennial trees in existence, but this one is the oldest known in Europe. A Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) growing in the highlands of northern Greece has been dendrocronologically dated to be


Normally I post about English and European happenings, but I figured I would expand my historical news horizons into Egypt. So, what’s been happening in Egypt over the last couple of months?