Discovery of Ancient Civilization Hamoukar, Syria
Dating of this city indicates that it is over 6,000 years old, making it rival Sumer as the oldest confirmed civilization. Researchers at this site have found that what appears to have been a relatively complex society existed without any major form of writing, long thought to be a precursor to organized civilization.

Discovery of Ancient City Near Caral, Peru
The ruins at Caral show that civilization existed at least a thousand years earlier than previously thought in the Americas, casting doubt on the conventional theory.

Mithraic Beliefs: The Hypercosmic Sun
Hindu Tradition is not alone in the belief that there is a dual to the sun driving precession. The Mithraic religion, an early rival to Christianity was centered around precession and the belief in a “Hypercosmic Sun” beyond the view that drove the stars.