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Brazilian Don Advocates Preservation, Protection of Yoruba Culture - AllAfrica.com

Brazilian Don Advocates Preservation, Protection of Yoruba Culture - AllAfrica.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Brazilian Don Advocates Preservation, Protection of Yoruba Culture AllAfrica.com "The philosophy of the Yoruba tradition is about building a life with a set of guidelines that enhance the day-to-day lives of the people, which is incorporated into...
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Lao-Tzu

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Lao-Tzu (also known as Laozi or Lao-Tze) was a Chinese philosopher credited with founding the philosophical system of Taoism. He is best known as the author of the Tao-Te-Ching, the work which exemplifies...
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Divers stumble upon ancient underwater forest off the coast of Britain

Divers stumble upon ancient underwater forest off the coast of Britain | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Following the accidental discovery, researchers said the prehistoric trees may be as old as 10,000 years.
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Ancient Sea Rise Tale Told Accurately for 10,000 Years

Ancient Sea Rise Tale Told Accurately for 10,000 Years | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Aboriginal stories of lost islands match up with underwater finds in Australia
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UK Computer Science Professor Working To Recover Writing From Ancient ... - WUKY

UK Computer Science Professor Working To Recover Writing From Ancient ... - WUKY | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In case you missed it, NPR recently did a story on an effort to recover the text contained on 2,000 year old carbonized scrolls unearthed from Herculaneum
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Alphabet — LearnRussian

Alphabet — LearnRussian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Cyrillic alphabet, currently used in more than 50 languages, specifically many of Slavic origin, has seen numerous reforms during the more than 10 centuries of its history.
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Ancient Philosophy and Emerging Technology

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In Metaphysics Book One, Aristotle says “All human beings by nature desire to know.” (980a) In the same paragraph, he backs up his statement by citing a “liking for the senses” as they are at the root of our attainment of knowledge.
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“Parmenides” – Ancient Philosophy, Video 7

Think about it for a moment: Being is. In this video, the Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, unpacks the philoso...
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Demystifying Archaic 1500 Year Old Palindromic Amulet - Science Times

Demystifying Archaic 1500 Year Old Palindromic Amulet - Science Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Time is the one constant variable in all of our lives. Minutes push by, hours pass over, and years ring around the trunks of senior trees.
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West Texas cave paintings offer a decidedly spiritual vibe - Regina Leader-Post

West Texas cave paintings offer a decidedly spiritual vibe - Regina Leader-Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Even to a claustrophobe, the narrow cave between two giant boulders felt strangely inviting.
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Ten Mysterious Undeciphered Codes and Inscriptions

Ten Mysterious Undeciphered Codes and Inscriptions | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
From Neolithic tablets containing the oldest known system of writing, to a series of letters scrawled on the back of a dead man’s book, some of the most legendary undeciphered codes and texts re...
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Ireland’s Dairies Date Back 6,000 Years - Archaeology Magazine

Ireland’s Dairies Date Back 6,000 Years  - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Analysis of 6,000-year-old pottery excavated in Ireland finds heavy use of milk products http://t.co/bqcB0nM5FH http://t.co/1uwQF1xboA
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Incredible pride in translating works of ancient India: Rohan Murty, Murty ... - Financial Express

Incredible pride in translating works of ancient India: Rohan Murty, Murty ... - Financial Express | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Murty Classical Library of India (MCLI), a not-for-profit set up by Rohan Murty, son of former Infosys chairman NR Narayana Murthy...
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Scans tell gripping tale of possible ancient tool use - Science News

Scans tell gripping tale of possible ancient tool use - Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
South African fossils contain inner signs of humanlike hands, indicating possible tool use nearly 3 million years ago.
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Astrologer Ralph Kraum’s Copy of the Tuckerman Tables

Astrologer Ralph Kraum’s Copy of the Tuckerman Tables | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In the early 1960s Bryant Tuckerman realized that the latest computer technology could be put to good use calculating historical planetary positions.[1] He published a two-volume ephemerides, providing tables of planetary positions from 601 BCE to...
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Ancient human jawbone surfaces off coast of Taiwan

Ancient human jawbone surfaces off coast of Taiwan | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Unusually robust humans may still have been living in Asia in the past 200,000 years
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Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought

Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The hand bones of early human ancestors, compared with those of apes and modern people, point the finger at surprisingly early stone tool use.
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Ancient Toolmaking Roused Humanity's Need for Language - Voice of America (blog)

Ancient Toolmaking Roused Humanity's Need for Language - Voice of America (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A couple of million years ago our ancient human ancestors created the world’s first tools when they broke some rocks into sharp shards so that they could slice apart and butcher game such as gazelles or zebras.
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The End of Religion: Technology and the Future

The End of Religion: Technology and the Future | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
History is littered with dead gods. The Greek and Roman gods, and thousands of others have perished. Yet Allah, Yahweh, Krishna and a few more survive. But will belief in the gods endure? It will n...
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Such a Stoic - The New Yorker

Such a Stoic - The New Yorker | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Seneca is revered as a Stoic philosopher—but he was devoted to money and power, and worked as a fixer for Nero. Elizabeth Kolbert weighs the evidence.
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Ancient Scrolls Blackened by Vesuvius Are Readable at Last - Smithsonian

Ancient Scrolls Blackened by Vesuvius Are Readable at Last
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For Mocella, being able to read even one more scroll is crucial for understanding the library and the workings of a classical school of philosophy.
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A journey deep inside Spain’s temple of cave art

A journey deep inside Spain’s temple of cave art | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Walk – and crawl – through El Castillo cave to see the 40,000-year-old painting that has scientists questioning the origins of human creativity.
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Warriors suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 3,000 years ago

Warriors suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 3,000 years ago | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient warriors could have suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as far back as 1300 BC, according to new research.
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Technological development in ancient Sri Lanka - nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper

Ancient Sri Lanka did not develop in isolation from the rest of the world: far from being a backwater, it was plumb on the sea route between East Asia...
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Stanford scholar explores Arabic obsession with language - Stanford Report

Stanford scholar explores Arabic obsession with language - Stanford Report | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Comparative literature professor Alexander Key finds that the Arab world had a head start on the West when it comes to understanding how language works.
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X-ray method helps decipher ancient scrolls - CNN

X-ray method helps decipher ancient scrolls - CNN | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. New tech may allow researchers to read scrolls.
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