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Human ancestors at West Asian site deemed two species | Science News

Human ancestors at West Asian site deemed two species | Science News | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
Disputed fossil study splits a pivotal early Homo species in two

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The Assassination of King James I of Scotland - Medievalists.net

The Assassination of King James I of Scotland - Medievalists.net | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
On the evening of February 20, 1437, James was resting in his nightgown and slippers, maybe playing chess or cards or just bantering with his Queen and her ladies. They suddenly heard a great clamor of harnesses outside and saw torches.

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Achilles

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Leader of the fearsome Myrmidons, sacker of cities, and slayer of Hektor, godlike Achilles was quite simply invincible in battle, and only the divine intervention of Apollo finally put an end to his(...)

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Earthquake-Ravaged Ancient Turkish City Restored - Archaeology Magazine

Earthquake-Ravaged Ancient Turkish City Restored - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it

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Unknown Mummy Examined in Germany - Archaeology Magazine

Unknown Mummy Examined in Germany - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it

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Ancient Silver Jewelry Discovered in Israel - Archaeology Magazine

Ancient Silver Jewelry Discovered in Israel - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it

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Drug References Found on Walls of Ancient Egyptian School

Drug References Found on Walls of Ancient Egyptian School | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
The Greek writing on the walls includes text about ancient drug use that references Homer's epic poem 'The Odyssey,' archaeologists said, adding that this is the first-known structure confirmed to be a school in ancient Egypt.

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Medieval Graves Found Under the Uffizi - Archaeology Magazine

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900-Year-Old Coded Viking Message Carved on Wood Fragment Finally Solved, It Says “Kiss Me” | Colossal

900-Year-Old Coded Viking Message Carved on Wood Fragment Finally Solved, It Says “Kiss Me” | Colossal | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it

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Earliest American Genome Proves Siberian Origins of Native Peoples - D-brief | DiscoverMagazine.com

Earliest American Genome Proves Siberian Origins of Native Peoples - D-brief | DiscoverMagazine.com | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
The earliest Native American genome confirms East Asian origin for native peoples, quashing the controversial hypothesis of Western European origin.

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Neolithic axe head found in field near Caistor is 4,000 years old

Neolithic axe head found in field near Caistor is 4,000 years old | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
AN ANCIENT axe head, believed to be more than 4,000 years old, was discovered lying on the top of a ploughed field near Caistor. Experts have described the stone axe head, which comes from the...

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Researchers are finding out that the oldest axe head gies back to 4,000 years ago. This means there must have been humans living on this land way before people assumed.

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DNA Links Mysterious Yeti to Ancient Polar Bear

DNA Links Mysterious Yeti to Ancient Polar Bear | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
A British scientist says he may have solved the mystery of the Abominable Snowman — the elusive ape-like creature of the Himalayas, The Associated Press reported. He thinks it's a bear. DNA analysis conducted by

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Iron industry revered by Romans discovered during link road dig in East Sussex | Culture24

Iron industry revered by Romans discovered during link road dig in East Sussex | Culture24 | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
An iron working site from the late Iron Age, hinting at a sophisticated iron industry the Romans would have wanted to control, has emerged on the Hastings-Bexhill link road.

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Greek Sculpture

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Greek sculpture from 800 to 300 BCE took early inspiration from Egyptian and Near Eastern monumental art, and over centuries evolved into a uniquely Greek vision of the art form. Greek artists would(...)

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Tomb from 18th dynasty discovered in Luxor - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Tomb from 18th dynasty discovered in Luxor - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it

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Fossils Reveal Oldest Known Vertebrate Live Birth | I Fucking Love Science

Fossils Reveal Oldest Known Vertebrate Live Birth | I Fucking Love Science | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
A 248 million-year-old fossil Ichthyosaur shows a stunningly preserved female with three embryos inside. This pushes the timeline for vertebrate live births back 10 million years. 

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Medieval Murder Victim Identified in Scotland - Archaeology Magazine

Medieval Murder Victim Identified in Scotland - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it

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Tracking Disease in Ancient Mesopotamia - Archaeology Magazine

Tracking Disease in Ancient Mesopotamia - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it

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Paleontologists Discover Treasure Trove of Fossils at New Burgess Shale Site | I Fucking Love Science

Paleontologists Discover Treasure Trove of Fossils at New Burgess Shale Site | I Fucking Love Science | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
Canada is home to Burgess Shale: an expansive fossil field that contains a diverse array of preserved organisms dating all the way back to the Middle Cambrian, 505 million years ago. There are two well-known sites: one in the Yoho National Park and another 42 km (26 miles) away at Kootenay National Park. Another site has been discovered in Kootenay and could be the richest fossil site ever discovered. 

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Excavations at the Site of Buddha's First Sermon - Archaeology Magazine

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The Bloody History Of Valentine's Day

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The real history of Valentine's Day is not comprised of roses, chocolates and pretty cards. Instead, crime, imprisonment and execution are at the genesis of our modern day love fest, dating back to the man whose martyrdom may have inspired the holida...

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In the 3rd century, emperor Claudius decided to ban marriage. The reason for that is because he thought soldiers that were married wouln't fight as well as the ones who were single. Priest Valentine put together marriages behind the emperors back. The emperor found out and had Valentine prisoned and beheaded.

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New Excavation Planned for Ireland’s Carrickfergus Castle - Archaeology Magazine

New Excavation Planned for Ireland’s Carrickfergus Castle - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it

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Ancient Viking code deciphered for the first time

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Runologist cracks the mysterious jötunvillur code – and discovers medieval 'text messages'

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'Roman' roads were actually built by the Celts, new book claims - Telegraph

'Roman' roads were actually built by the Celts, new book claims  - Telegraph | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
The myth of straight Roman roads has been exposed by a new book which claims the extraordinary engineering feats were the work of the Celts. ('Roman' roads were actually built by the Celts, new book claims..

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There are many questions on who constructed these long roads shown in the pictures. There is a suggestion that the Romans were the ones in charge of constructing the long roads.

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The Most Significant Manuscript Sources of Medieval Croatian Vernacular Verse - Medievalists.net

The Most Significant Manuscript Sources of Medieval Croatian Vernacular Verse - Medievalists.net | Ancient Civilization | Scoop.it
The first part of the article gives a brief overview of the history of Croatian literacy up to the first written record of poetry in the Old Croatian language.

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