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Proto-scientific thought in ancient Miletus

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Thank you for your email of 29 October, with your essay for the University of London Plato and the Presocratics module, entitled, 'Proto-Scientific Thought in Ancient Miletus'. This is an ambitious essay which attempts to ...
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Ancient Maya Temples Were Giant Loudspeakers?

Ancient Maya Temples Were Giant Loudspeakers? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient complexes in the Americas may have used sound design to enthrall—and disorient—audiences. (Ancient Maya Temples Were Giant Loudspeakers?
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“Empedocles, Anaxagoras & the Atomists” – Ancient Philosophy, Video 9

How do we begin reconciling previous pre-Socratic philosophies? In this video, the Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, T...
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Oldest siddur headed to Israel - The Times of Israel

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The Times of Israel Oldest siddur headed to Israel The Times of Israel The oldest book of Jewish liturgy, dating back to the ninth century, was en route to Israel Sunday, and will be on display at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem until late...
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Female stone statues revealed in ancient Greek tomb - Fox News

Female stone statues revealed in ancient Greek tomb - Fox News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Fox News Female stone statues revealed in ancient Greek tomb Fox News Excavators got their first glimpse of the wavy-haired statues known as caryatids last weekend, when the stone heads and torsos were unearthed at the ancient burial complex known...
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The hidden cave system of Rouffignac is millions of years old - NEWS.com.au (blog)

The hidden cave system of Rouffignac is millions of years old - NEWS.com.au (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The hidden cave system of Rouffignac is millions of years old
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It is still unknown quite why Stone Age humans ventured so far into the cave system, sometimes having to crawl on their fronts, just to create these works of art.
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Mysterious Science of Alchemy Arose Independently in Ancient Egypt, China, India - The Epoch Times

Mysterious Science of Alchemy Arose Independently in Ancient Egypt, China, India - The Epoch Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Different ancient cultures apparently developed alchemy in similar ways, but each seemed to come up with it on its own.
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Massive 5,000-Year-Old Stone Monument Revealed in Israel

Massive 5,000-Year-Old Stone Monument Revealed in Israel | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The lunar-crescent-shaped monument, which predates the Great Pyramids, has been identified near the Sea of Galilee. Archaeologists estimate it may have taken 200 ancient workers some five months to erect the massive stone structure.
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Ancient Egyptians’ Mathematical Ingenuity, Written on Papyrus

Ancient Egyptians’ Mathematical Ingenuity, Written on Papyrus | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The documents were not recreational diversions, but practical guides to keeping up with a maturing civilization.
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Bringing the Phoenician alphabet back to life - The Daily Star

Bringing the Phoenician alphabet back to life - The Daily Star | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Bringing the Phoenician alphabet back to life The Daily Star After living abroad for more than 20 years, Romanos Iliya rekindled an appreciation of her Lebanese heritage by creating sculptures based on the Phoenician alphabet.Born and raised in...
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Archaeologists discover 'industrial scale' wine production at ancient site

Archaeologists discover 'industrial scale' wine production at ancient site | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a massive compound dating back to the Byzantine era, which was used for “industrial-scale” production of wine and olive oil.
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Is Sophisticated Science Coded In Ancient Symbols - Laird Scranton - YouTube

Laird Scranton joins Dr. Rita Louise on Just Energy Radio where he compares the cosmology of the ancient Egyptians, the Dogon that of the ancient Chinese. Ar...
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Pharaoh-Branded Amulet Found at Ancient Copper Mine in Jordan - LiveScience.com

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Pharaoh-Branded Amulet Found at Ancient Copper Mine in Jordan
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While exploring ancient copper factories in southern Jordan, a team of archaeologists picked up an Egyptian amulet that bears the name of the powerful pharaoh Sheshonq I.
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How our botched understanding of 'science' ruins everything - The Week Magazine

How our botched understanding of 'science' ruins everything - The Week Magazine | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
How our botched understanding of 'science' ruins everything The Week Magazine A little history: The first proto-scientist was the Greek intellectual Aristotle, who wrote many manuals of his observations of the natural world and who also was the...
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Embers of society: Firelight talk among the Ju/’hoansi Bushmen

Embers of society: Firelight talk among the Ju/’hoansi Bushmen | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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10 Incredible Texts From Our Ancient Past - The Epoch Times

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10 Incredible Texts From Our Ancient Past
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Then, using a painting brush made of sable fur, the ink would be used to write on processed black paper. In addition to the text, paintings were also added to the Kangyur.
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Evidence for Early Mesopotamian Boat Trade in the Persian Gulf

Evidence for Early Mesopotamian Boat Trade in the Persian Gulf | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
H3 is an Arabian Neolithic site on the northwestern coast of Kuwait, where evidence of Mesopotamian reed boats has been found dated about 5300 BC.
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Ancient Yangtze River Chinese Sturgeon 'Nearly Extinct' - Design & Trend

Ancient Yangtze River Chinese Sturgeon 'Nearly Extinct' - Design & Trend | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Design & Trend Ancient Yangtze River Chinese Sturgeon 'Nearly Extinct' Design & Trend Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences also found that no young sturgeons were found swimming along the Yangtze toward the sea during the period...
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Ancient Computer Found In Roman Shipwreck | IFLScience

Ancient Computer Found In Roman Shipwreck | IFLScience | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Nicknamed the “Big Fat Greek Expedition,” archeologists this week have embarked on a new mission to explore an ancient wreckage where one of the most complicated scientific antiques in existence was discovered over 100 years ago in the Aegean Sea.
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Ancient footprints discovered in Bursa

ARCHAEOLOGY - Ancient footprints discovered in Bursa | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Footprints dating back to the Neolithic period (6,400 B.C.) have been discovered during excavations in Barçın tumulus in the northwestern province of Bursa (Footprints dating back to the Neolithic period (6,400 B.C.) have been discovered during...
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The Fishbowl | propaedeuticist: 'carved stone balls' -...

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“ 'carved stone balls' - neolithic Scottish artifacts, with no consensus as to their purpose
” (Photoset: propaedeuticist: 'carved stone balls' - neolithic Scottish artifacts, with no consensus as to...
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How the Ancient Greeks Invented Programming

How the Ancient Greeks Invented Programming | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Matt Butcher explores the philosophical systems devised by Plato and Aristotle, showing how Plato laid the foundations for what is now OOP, while Aristotle’s dynamic model is at the core of FP.
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The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? | Science and Technology

The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? | Science and Technology | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In 1908 an Italian archaeologist ventured into the ruins of Phaistos, an ancient Minoan palace on the south coast of Crete. In an underground temple depository, among burnt bones, dust, and ashes, he found a remarkably intact golden-hued disc.
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From jewel-capped teeth to golden bridges – 9,000 years of dentistry

From jewel-capped teeth to golden bridges – 9,000 years of dentistry | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Dentistry, in some form or another, has been practiced for at least 9,000 years, although tooth extraction and remedies for tooth aches probably go back much further.  The study of ancient remain (uente--http://t.co/ktxguPKgSq)...
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This Ancient Egyptian Woman Wore 70 Hair Extensions - NBCNews.com

This Ancient Egyptian Woman Wore 70 Hair Extensions - NBCNews.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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This Ancient Egyptian Woman Wore 70 Hair Extensions
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More than 3,300 years ago, in a newly built city in Egypt, a woman with an incredibly elaborate hairstyle of lengthy hair extensions was laid to rest.
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Ancient bling pieces found near Stonehenge crafted by children - Tech Times

Ancient bling pieces found near Stonehenge crafted by children - Tech Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Tech Times Ancient bling pieces found near Stonehenge crafted by children Tech Times The Bush Barrow metal pieces, regarded as some of the finest ancient metal work that was ever discovered in Britain, are now on gallery display at Wiltshire Museum...
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