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Greek mythology: who was Acasto? The pilot of the Argonauts

Greek mythology: who was Acasto? The pilot of the Argonauts

Acasto was the son of Pelias and Anaxibia, king of Yolcos. He was part of the Calydonian wild boar hunt (Calidonia) and participated in the expedition of the Argonauts as a pilot of the ship Argo. When Peleo, by accident, killed Eurytion, he was Before Acasto to purify him, his wife, Creteis (or Astidamia), scorned by the hero, to take revenge, informed Polidamia, Peleo's wife, that he was going to leave her, causing her suicide at which point she accused the hero of wanting to rape her before Acasto.

8 Astonishing Ancient Sites in the Americas

8 Astonishing Ancient Sites in the Americas

1. The Pyramid of the Sun Latin America’s answer to the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of the Sun is located in the ancient city of Teotihuacan near Mexico City. Constructed around 200 A.D. by an enigmatic pre-Aztec civilization, the monument stands over 200 feet tall and is roughly 700 feet wide, which would have made it one of the largest structures in ancient North America.

Knob Creek Late Night Gun Shoot

Knob Creek Late Night Gun Shoot

R. Lee Ermey is rocking and rolling after dark in this installment of "Mail Call" as he comes to us from the Knob Creek Late Night Machine Gun Shoot in West

USS Newark II - History

USS Newark II - History

Newark II(SP-266: dp. 231; 1. 107& 39;; b. 26& 39;; dr. 11& 39;6& 34;; s. 14 k.; a. 1 1-pdr.)The second Newark, a tug built by Skinner Shipbuilding Co.,Baltimore, Md. in 1913, was acquired by the Navy from Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Co. 18 August 1917 and commissioned 23 September 1917, Ens.

Yaupon ATA-218 - History

Yaupon ATA-218 - History

Yaupon(ATA-218: dp. 1,275 (tl.); 1. 194& 39;6& 34;; b. 34& 39;7& 34;; dr. 14& 39;1& 34; (f.); s. 12.1 k.; cpl. 57, a. 2 40mm.- cl.ATA-214)ATA-218 was laid down as Yaupon (AN-72) on 29 January 1944 at Slidell, La., by the Canulette Shipbuilding Co. Her name was cancelled on 12 August 1944, and she was designated ATA-218.

This is how La Bastida developed in the Bronze Age

This is how La Bastida developed in the Bronze Age

How the settlements of the Argaric society (Bronze Age) lived, between 4,220 and 3,550 years ago, is a question that the analyzes of the bones found in the site of La Bastida de Tostana in Murcia have tried to answer. The diet of these towns in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula in the Bronze Age allows us to better discern their subsistence strategies.