Peru archaeologists explore 3,000-year-old ‘condor’s passageway’ in temple site

Reuters 07/13/2023

  ANCASH, Peru — Archaeologists working in Peru have uncovered a 3,000-year-old sealed corridor dubbed “the condor’s passageway” that likely leads to other chambers inside what was once a massive temple complex pertaining to the ancient Chavin…

History at your fingertips

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 07/12/2023

Preparing to teach face to face, the first time in the Ateneo since the pandemic lockdown, I look back on the last semester I taught at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. I taught an undergraduate…

Datu Lapulapu will remain in its current location-NMP

Futch Anthony Inso 07/11/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) assured the public that the monument of Datu Lapulapu will remain in its current location. The NMP clarified this amidst reports that the monument would be removed and…

Issues on human remains

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 07/05/2023

In the mid-1980s, one of many Kabayan mummies in the bodega of the National Museum was displayed to the public in a glass case. I brought my students there, pointing out the tattoos clearly visible on the…

The historic Plaza Independencia in Cebu City

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Over the years, Plaza Independencia has played host to several events. It was a witness to important political and religious meetings. Plaza Independencia is one of the most historically significant places in Cebu.…

Return history to K-12

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 06/16/2023

From the queries I receive online, almost daily, from students taking the college course on Philippine history from primary sources, it seems that teachers leave them on their own. With no prescribed textbook, students are required to…

Trailer of Bea Alonzo movie ‘1521’ stirs backlash for ‘historical inaccuracies’

Alex Brosas 06/05/2023

The highly anticipated trailer for Bea Alonzo’s upcoming movie, “1521,” has recently been unveiled, but it has garnered more criticism than praise. Netizens took to the official Facebook account of “1521 The Movie” to express their disappointment,…

Boljoon: Preserving the Legacy of a Rich Heritage

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 05/28/2023

BOLJOON, Cebu— Steeped in rich history and imbued with profound religious significance, Boljoon town in southeastern Cebu is a captivating destination that transports visitors back in time. This fourth-class fishing municipality where the shoreline clasp hands with…

Changing times

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 05/12/2023

Reading history is an experience in armchair time travel. Going back to a distant past through texts, images, and artifacts is recommended because unlike time travel in sci-fi films, we need not be trapped in there. If…

Bianca Bustamante claims first win in F1 Academy

Rommel Fuentes Jr. 05/07/2023

MANILA, Philippines—Bianca Bustamante made history on Saturday by becoming the first-ever Filipino to win a Formula 1 Academy race at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain. Bustamante claimed her first win—and PREMA Racing Team’s third of the…

History from obsolete sources

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 04/28/2023

The phone rang in my uncle’s living room one day, and we heard the househelp answer politely, “Good morning po.” The person on the other end wanted my uncle on the line, “maari po ba makausap si…

An elephant from 1700s PH in Madrid

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 04/26/2023

On my next trip to Madrid, I will not be in search of Jose Rizal or Juan Luna. I will be following the trail of an 18th-century elephant in the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. How could…

Previous           Next

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.