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Druids & The Book of English Magic

Practicing Druid, Philip Carr-Gomm, joined Ian to talk about his life as a Druid and the magical world of England. He traced his evolution within Druidry bac...
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Israelis Discover Ancient Jewelry Decorated with a Menorah - Chinatopix

Israelis Discover Ancient Jewelry Decorated with a Menorah - Chinatopix | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The significance of the symbol has something to do with its reference in Exodus 25 verses 31 through 33.
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TECHNOLOGY AND MACHINES OF ANCIENT CHINA - Discovery History Science Tech (full documentar - YouTube

TECHNOLOGY AND MACHINES OF ANCIENT CHINA - Discovery History Science Tech (full documentary) technology and machines of ancient china (full documentary). tha...
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Study Hints that Ancient Earth Made Its Own Water—Geologically - Ohio State University

Study Hints that Ancient Earth Made Its Own Water—Geologically - Ohio State University | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ohio State University Study Hints that Ancient Earth Made Its Own Water—Geologically Ohio State University SAN FRANCISCO—A new study is helping to answer a longstanding question that has recently moved to the forefront of earth science: Did our...
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Ancient finds could prove biblical kings David and Solomon were real

Ancient finds could prove biblical kings David and Solomon were real | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Kings David and Solomon may be memorable figures from the Bible, but plenty of scholars think they were mere figments of somebody's imagination.
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The Archaeology News Network: Neolithic remains found in hidden Greek island cave

The Archaeology News Network: Neolithic remains found in hidden Greek island cave | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Archaeology News Network: Neolithic remains found in hidden Greek island cave http://t.co/gdKfNFLlGl #archaeology
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Ancient DNA Shows Horses Paid A Price For Their Domestication

Ancient DNA Shows Horses Paid A Price For Their Domestication | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Humans are believed to have domesticated the horse around 5,500 years ago. And the effects of domestication--including some deleterious ones--can be seen in the genomes of modern-day horses, according to a new study.
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300-Million-Year-Old Fossil Suggests Ancient Fish Could See in Color - NBCNews.com

300-Million-Year-Old Fossil Suggests Ancient Fish Could See in Color - NBCNews.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Fossilized rod and cone cells — the kinds that help people see — have been discovered for the first time, researchers say.The finding reveals that such eye c...
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What is Parmenides’ Being: explanation of a philosophical enigma

What is Parmenides’ Being: explanation of a philosophical enigma | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
What is Parmenides’ Being: explanation of a philosophical enigma
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Planes discovered in Vedic age, it could fly between planets, says speaker at Indian Science Congress - Firstpost

Planes discovered in Vedic age, it could fly between planets, says speaker at Indian Science Congress - Firstpost | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Now, adding to that, a prominent professor in Mumbai has said that Hindu epics are all we need to understand the ancient world, rather than relying on modern evidence or research.
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Mystery of Ancient Chinese Civilization's Disappearance Explained - Live Science

Mystery of Ancient Chinese Civilization's Disappearance Explained - Live Science | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An ancient Chinese civilization that was mysteriously abandoned may have disappeared because of an earthquake that rerouted the city's water flow, new research suggests.
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Handwriting vs typing: is the pen still mightier than the keyboard? - The Guardian

Handwriting vs typing: is the pen still mightier than the keyboard? - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Computers may dominate our lives, but mastery of penmanship brings us important cognitive benefits, research suggests
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Tom Holland on Twitter

Tom Holland on Twitter | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Bearded male head, 1st C AD: pre-Roman, silver, found in Hants. A god? A king? A druid? pic.twitter.com/7sTqwN9AoH
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Britain Explorer - Top Ten Stone Circles UK

Britain Explorer - Top Ten Stone Circles UK | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Britain has some of the best stone circles and Neolithic sites in the UK. They've inspired the imagination of historians, archaeologists and even poet...
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Keep Track — irisharchaeology: A 5,000 year old doorway, one...

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“ A 5,000 year old doorway, one of the Neolithic passage tombs at Knowth, Co. Meath, Ireland
Photo by Marc Gautier http://tinyurl.com/mch6yvd
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Ancient Roman Water Networks Made the Empire Vulnerable - Smithsonian

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(B. J. Dermody et al., Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2014).
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Ancient Earth Warmed Dramatically After a One-Two Carbon Punch - Smithsonian

NBCNews.com Ancient Earth Warmed Dramatically After a One-Two Carbon Punch Smithsonian A spell of severe global warming 55 million years ago was triggered by not one but two injections of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere—and the rate of...
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Norse Elements in the work of J.R.R. Tolkien - Medievalists.net

Norse Elements in the work of J.R.R. Tolkien - Medievalists.net | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The books of J.R.R. Tolkien contain multiple Characters, Places and Plots that remind the reader of Old Norse Poetry. This essay gives a short and incomplete overview on the most obvious elements.
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The Making of the Middle Sea review – fascinating, intelligent and provocative - The Guardian

The Making of the Middle Sea review – fascinating, intelligent and provocative - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
It is artefacts, not people, that shape this award-winning yet challenging history of the Mediterranean, writes James Davidson
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Australian Cave Painting Found To Be One of World's Oldest - Mercadeo Globalizado.com

As art goes, it’s a Quaternary classic. An archaeologist discovered an aboriginal cave painting in the Australian outback that was created 28000 years ago.
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Ancient Farmhouse Found in Israel Reveals Agricultural Secrets - Live Science

Ancient Farmhouse Found in Israel Reveals Agricultural Secrets - Live Science | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An ancient farmhouse dating back to 2,800 years ago — complete with 23 rooms, winepresses and a grain silo — is no longer lost to the ages. Over the past few weeks, archaeologists have uncovered the sprawling stone house in Rosh Ha-'Ayin, Israel.
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Phoenician Alphabet, not greek (FOPO-YUNANISTAN) ALPHABET - YouTube

Macedonians of today are DIRECT descendants of the Ancient Macedonians http://www.historyofmacedonia.org/ConciseMacedonia/AncientGenes.html Ancient Quotes on...
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Ancient Eye Contains 300 Million-Year-Old Rods and Cones - Tech Times

Ancient Eye Contains 300 Million-Year-Old Rods and Cones - Tech Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Eye cells found in ancient fish suggests color vision evolved at least 300 million years ago. Finding represents the oldest vertebrate photosensor cells ever found, researchers say.
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'Why Homer Matters,' by Adam Nicolson - New York Times

'Why Homer Matters,' by Adam Nicolson - New York Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
For the voyager Adam Nicolson, Homer is impossible to understand while sitting behind a desk.
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Year in review: Asian cave art got an early start - Science News

Year in review: Asian cave art got an early start - Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Stone Age cave painting began at about the same time in Southeast Asia as in Europe, challenging the idea that Western Europeans cornered the market on creativity 40,000 years ago.
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Visiting Amphipolis Tomb: Ten Things to Do in Greece's Newest Archaeological ... - Greek Reporter

Visiting Amphipolis Tomb: Ten Things to Do in Greece's Newest Archaeological ... - Greek Reporter | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Amphipolis Travel Guide: We visited Amphipolis and the recently discovered Ancient Greek tomb to present you ten things to do in this archaeological heaven that
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