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The Mystery of Bosnia's Ancient Pyramids

The Mystery of Bosnia's Ancient Pyramids | Ancient History | Scoop.it
An amateur archaeologist says he's discovered the world's oldest pyramids in the Balkans.
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THE SECRET OF ATLANTIS and Ancient Greece - Hidden History of Civilizations

http://www.youtube.com/EasyMeditation - Watch more videos! I´ll be posting additional information here, whenever it´s necessary. Special Thanks to Michael Le...
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Have archaeologists found the tomb of the ‘god king’? | Ancient Origins

Have archaeologists found the tomb of the ‘god king’? | Ancient Origins | Ancient History | Scoop.it
King Antiochus 1, ruler of Commagene from 70 BC to 36BC, an ancient Armenian kingdom, was a most unusual king.
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Colosseum

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The Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre is a large ellipsoid arena built in the first century CE under the Roman emperors of the Flavian dynasty: Vespasian (69-79 CE), Titus (79-81 CE) and Domitian (81-96(...) (RT @_rjardon: Colosseum -- Ancient History...
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Ancient Greeks: Spartan Invasion | History Channel Documentary

Zecharia Sitchin (July 11, 1920 -- October 9, 2010) was an Azerbaijani-born American author of books promoting an explanation for human origins involving anc...

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joseph mora's curator insight, October 22, 2013 12:21 AM

gives insight on spartan people and invasion.

 

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Ancient Romans made a plant go extinct because it was so delicious!

Ancient Romans made a plant go extinct because it was so delicious! | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Click here to read more... (Ancient Romans made a plant go extinct because it was so delicious! More info --> http://t.co/Fl12R5JY48)
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Mysterious Temples of Palenque Video - Ancient Aliens - H2 on History.com

Mysterious Temples of Palenque Video - Ancient Aliens - H2 on History.com | Ancient History | Scoop.it
If ancient aliens visited Earth, who were they, and where did they come from? Find out on Ancient Aliens on History.com. (Why did the Mayans carve abnormally shaped skulls and collect large quantities of mercury for use?
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Women & Power in Ancient Egypt: After 2,000 years, how far have we really come?

Women & Power in Ancient Egypt: After 2,000 years, how far have we really come? | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Did you know that women in ancient Egypt owned and inherited property, could divorce their husbands, worked in the mercantile in such activities as renting out land, selling goods, production of te...
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What the Ancient Israelites Ate - Jacob’s Lentil Stew

What the Ancient Israelites Ate - Jacob’s Lentil Stew | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Historical recipe for Jacob's Lentil Stew and background on ancient Israelite food and cooking. Torah, Biblical cooking, Israel, Neot Kedumim (This is interesting.
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King Tutankhamun and the Royal Family of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt

King Tutankhamun and the Royal Family of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt | Ancient History | Scoop.it
The genealogy of Tutankhamun is one of the greatest remaining unsolved mysteries in Egyptology. For decades, experts all over the world have studied and debated the pharaoh’s true lineage.
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CINEMA-TV - History runs through ancient channels

CINEMA-TV - History runs through ancient channels | Ancient History | Scoop.it

Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations is home to a new exhibition that delves into some of the greatest monuments in the history of Constantinople, Istanbul’s predecessor.


A new exhibition shines further light on the history of Istanbul, unraveling one of the biggest achievements in the history of Constantinople, the late Roman and Byzantine city.

 

The long title of the exhibition is “Waters for a Capital: Archaeological and Scientific Research into the Water Supply of Byzantine Constantinople / Istanbul,” and it uncovers some of the greatest monuments, sharing the history of the Hagia Sophia, the relics of the Hippodrome, and the walls overlooking the Bosphorus.


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Jordin Altmann's curator insight, September 19, 2013 6:58 PM

This is a place I would love to site see and very very interested in the structures and reasons for the roman styled buildings. It looks very interesting and worht traveling to see!

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Weird Facts About King Tut and His Mummy : DNews

Weird Facts About King Tut and His Mummy : DNews | Ancient History | Scoop.it
On the anniversary of the discovery of King Tut's tomb on Nov 22, 1922 the best-known pharaoh of ancient Egypt remains a puzzle filled with several weird, unexplained details.
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Could this be the biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls? Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan could change our view of Biblical history

Could this be the biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls? Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan could change our view of Biblical history | Ancient History | Scoop.it
This ancient collection of 70 tiny books, their lead pages bound with wire, could unlock some of the secrets of the earliest days of Christianity.
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Archaeologists discover ancient temple in Iran | Ancient Origins

Archaeologists discover ancient temple in Iran | Ancient Origins | Ancient History | Scoop.it
A team of Iranian and Italian archaeologists has discovered the remains of an ancient temple in an Elymais site in the Kaleh Chendar region in southwestern Iran.Elymais (the Greek name for Biblical Elam), otherwise called Elamais, was a semi-independent...
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Bait Baws: Where ancient history meets modernity - The Yemen Times

Bait Baws: Where ancient history meets modernity - The Yemen Times | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Bait Baws: Where ancient history meets modernity
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Bait Baws: Where ancient history meets modernity. Published on 31 October 2013 in Variety Amal al Yarisi (author), Amal al Yarisi (photographer).
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Ancient Magic Curse Tablet Found in Jerusalem : DNews

Ancient Magic Curse Tablet Found in Jerusalem : DNews | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists excavate a 1,700-year-old tablet with an etched curse, in the City of David in Jerusalem.
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Proof of Superheroic Life in Ancient Egypt! [Pics]

Proof of Superheroic Life in Ancient Egypt! [Pics] | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Artist Josh Ln has created -- I mean...discovered -- some rare Egyptian hero-glyphics! [via The Mary Sue] (#SciFi #History: (pseudo-)proof of superheroic life in ancient #Egypt!
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Ancient DNA helps trace history of Europeans - SBS

Ancient DNA helps trace history of Europeans - SBS | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Science World Report Ancient DNA helps trace history of Europeans SBS Joint lead author of a paper published in the journal Science Wolfgang Haak, of Adelaide University's Centre for Ancient DNA, says they examined several hundred skeletons of...
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Tomb of China 'female premier' found

Tomb of China 'female premier' found | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists discover the tomb of China's "female prime minister", Shangguan Wan'er, who was killed in a palace coup in 710 AD.
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Reconsidering History: Ancient Greeks Discovered America Thousands of Years ... - The Epoch Times

Reconsidering History: Ancient Greeks Discovered America Thousands of Years ...
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Three depictions of pineapples from the Roman era. The statue is from the third century A.D. and is now in the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire of Geneva.
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Learning from ancient cultures

Learning from ancient cultures | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Economics lesson could be valuable (RT @rachel_sams: Fascinating: Is there a current #economics lesson in the history of the Chacoan culture?
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Discovery of stone monument adds new chapter to ancient Maya history: New World 'Cleopatra story' waits 1,000 years to be retold

Discovery of stone monument adds new chapter to ancient Maya history: New World 'Cleopatra story' waits 1,000 years to be retold | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists tunneling beneath the main temple of the ancient Maya city of El Perú-Waka’ in Guatemala have discovered a stone monument with hieroglyphic text detailing the exploits of a little-known sixth-century princess whose progeny prevailed...

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Nadiah Khan's curator insight, September 29, 2013 9:31 PM

I never knew that the Cleopatra story was that old. And I didn't know that the story would wait 1,000 years to be retold! Thats amazing and interesting!

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Ancient Architecture of the World - The History of Architecture - The Art History Archive

Ancient Architecture of the World - The History of Architecture - The Art History Archive | Ancient History | Scoop.it
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