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AntiquityNOW Quarterly Newsletter: Keeping the Ancient Current
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In Case You Missed It...


As we move into a new year, we are looking back at a few of our favorite and most popular posts from 2014. It was a year full of exquisite ancient foods, exciting archaeological discoveries and engaging ancient-modern connections. 
Stay tuned for a fantastic 2015!

2014 Recipes With a Past 

This year we celebrated the release of our second annual Recipes With a Past cookbook, a compendium of dishes derived from our weekly Bon Appetit Wednesday! blog posts. Embracing more than 25 countries and cuisines, this e-book has two new designations for this year’s menus: gluten-free and vegan. Meals in Recipes With a Past are taken from historical recipes or are modern repasts that include ingredients with roots in antiquity. Click here for your free pdf version.

The Invention of the Wheel

This post in our Kids' Blog is still our number one, most read post. Have you checked it out yet? With an easy-to-read overview of this life-changing invention and lots of engaging activities for your students and kids, this post continues to inform and educate. Find out how the ancient Sumerians got humanity rollin'! Read more.

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Ancient Mesopotamian Palace Cakes From Ur

Our most popular Bon Appetit Wednesday post was this yummy cake fit for the ancient Mesopotamian royals. The cakes are sweetened using dates, which were a central part of the Mesopotamian diet. Read more about this ancient recipe and don't forget to make a batch for you and your friends.

The Ancient Roots of Disney's Blockbuster Film "Frozen"

Disney's wildly successful film is said to be based on the fairy tale The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen. Interestingly, there are speculations that Andersen’s fairy tales were actually inspired by Norse mythology. Join us as we peel back the layers of history to see how an ancient culture eventually gave rise to a 21st-century Oscar-winning animated film. Click here to read more.
We launched a new platform this year that encourages global conversation about the importance of cultural preservation and the enduring influence of the ancient past on our modern lives. Click here to read our first two posts that feature the illuminating and thought-provoking opinions of two experts in the field.
We were so excited to launch the Education Topic Matrix in 2014. It is an index of all our content organized by region and era. It’s cross-indexed, easy to search and is organized under headings that teachers can readily recognize. Whether you're an educator looking for FREE resources or you just want to search through our blog posts and content quickly and easily, the topic matrix is the place to go.
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