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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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VIBRONIC SOUNDS PART 10 PYTHAGOREAN TONE GENERATOR

Pythagorean Tone Generator This musical instrument generates Pythagorean notes that the human voice and modern musical instruments cannot duplicate. When see...
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The Oracle: Ancient Delphi and the Science Behind Its Lost Secrets

The Oracle: Ancient Delphi and the Science Behind Its Lost Secrets | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The oracle at Delphi influenced politicians and slaves with her prophecies, yet her life and practices are shrouded in mystery.
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Singing Sand Dunes Explained

Singing Sand Dunes Explained | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Marco Polo and others have wondered over the centuries—why makes sand dunes sing? A new study offers a clue.
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Heraclitus' principle of the unity of opposites

Heraclitus' principle of the unity of opposites | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Thank you for your email of 2 September, with your essay in response to a question from the University of London Greek Philosophy paper, 'Explain the content and importance of Heraclitus' principle of the unity of opposites'.
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First ancient bird nest with twigs discovered - Examiner.com

First ancient bird nest with twigs discovered - Examiner.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
First ancient bird nest with twigs discoveredExaminer.comAn international group of scientists reported the discovery of the first ancient bird nest with twigs in the peer reviewed open access journal Public Library of Science on October 17, 2012.
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Mimesis – what two Greek philosophers felt? - Nation on Sunday

Mimesis – what two Greek philosophers felt? - Nation on Sunday | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Mimesis – what two Greek philosophers felt?Nation on SundayThe Greek word Mimesis means 'Imitation'. Two philosophers of ancient Greek – a teacher and a student had different interpretations the word Mimesis.
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Money's historical currency - San Antonio Express

Money's historical currency - San Antonio Express | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Money's historical currencySan Antonio ExpressAge of Archaic of Money (7th-1st centuries B.C.): The Greek cities, especially Athens, created the concept of money as we know it.
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Love and Desire in the Greek God Eros : Immortal Monday | Debra ...

Love and Desire in the Greek God Eros : Immortal Monday | Debra ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This is all according to Hesiod, a Greek oral poet and known major source on Greek mythology and archaic Greek astronomy around 700 BC. Strangely, Homer (another famous Greek poet) never even mentioned Eros.
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'Archaeologist' stray cat finds ancient catacomb in ... - ZME Science

'Archaeologist' stray cat finds ancient catacomb in ... - ZME Science | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Fusing ancient, medieval, renascent and modern influences, the city of Rome is truly relic of time. It's actually so old, that many construction proj.
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Greek conference honors mathematician - Binghamton University Research News - Insights and Innovations

Greek conference honors mathematician - Binghamton University Research News - Insights and Innovations | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Greek conference honors mathematicianBinghamton University Research News - Insights and InnovationsFor Thomas Farrell's birthday, his friends and colleagues organized a birthday bash on the Greek island of Samos, where Pythagoras was born.
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Quantum Casino - Less Than Zero Chance

Quantum Casino - Less Than Zero Chance | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
It is based on a generalized probabilistics that adds likelihoods not as a linear sum, but rather as a Pythagorean sum. I would love to present this quantum math to you. But alas, the math is too involved to explain in a blog like ...
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Parmenides' argument for the proposition, 'It is'

Parmenides' argument for the proposition, 'It is' | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
You remark at the beginning that Raymond Tallis 'suggests that the principle notion of Parmenides' 'It is' rests in the concept that truth lies outside direct experience,' and then you go on directly to connect this two what I say ...
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Ancient Cultures

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Greek/Attic Marble stele (grave marker), Period: Archaic, Date: ca. 530 B.C. (Greek/Attic Marble stele (grave marker), Period: Archaic, Date: ca.
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Massive flood that caused ancient 'Big Freeze' located

Massive flood that caused ancient 'Big Freeze' located | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A giant flood of Arctic meltwater may have triggered an ancient 1,200-year-long chill nicknamed the Big Freeze, the last major cold age on Earth, a new study finds.
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Saud Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, 45, accused of bidding $20m for ancient Greek ... - Daily Mail

Saud Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, 45, accused of bidding $20m for ancient Greek ... - Daily Mail | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Daily MailSaud Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, 45, accused of bidding $20m for ancient Greek ...Daily MailSaud Bin Mohammed Al-Thani - 'reputedly the world's largest collector of objets d'art'- is being sued by dealers who say he has dishonoured a pledge to...
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Maronite Christians Seek To Revive Aramaic Language - Forward

Maronite Christians Seek To Revive Aramaic Language - Forward | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
ForwardMaronite Christians Seek To Revive Aramaic LanguageForwardAramaic — the term is derived from the name Aram, the grandson of biblical Noah via his son Shem — is a Semitic language that was once widely spoken by Assyrians, Chaldeans, Hebrews,...
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Ancient symbiotic relationship revealed in amber - Examiner.com

Ancient symbiotic relationship revealed in amber - Examiner.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient symbiotic relationship revealed in amberExaminer.comThe first verifiable description of an ancient symbiotic relationship between may flies and springtails was reported in the open access peer reviewed journal Public Library of Science on...
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Ancient Philosophy Society » The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient ...

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The Circle is sure to become a vibrant place of innovative scholarship in Ancient Philosophy as it draws upon a diversity of institutions in Pennsylvania with a long history of excellent scholarship of ancient texts and figures.
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Schools have roots in ancient Rome - Redlands Daily Facts

Schools have roots in ancient Rome - Redlands Daily Facts | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Schools have roots in ancient RomeRedlands Daily Factsrich and educated culture of the Greek world, with its plays, philosophy, epic poems and literature.
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Ancient sequoia slice is new lab's star - Arizona Daily Star

Ancient sequoia slice is new lab's star - Arizona Daily Star | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient sequoia slice is new lab's starArizona Daily StarWhile the Romans ruled the Mediterranean and the ancient Mayan civilization of Tikal reached its peak, a giant sequoia sprouted in present-day California.
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Katakolo's Museum: Ancient Greece Ahead of its Time - Greek Reporter

Greek ReporterKatakolo's Museum: Ancient Greece Ahead of its TimeGreek ReporterThe Ancient Greek Technology Museum of Kostas Kotsanas in Katakolo, Pyrgos, Greece, hosts the most comprehensive exhibition of its kind in the world, shedding light on a...
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Ancient DNA sheds light on Maori settlement - ABC Science Online

Ancient DNA sheds light on Maori settlement - ABC Science Online | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
ABC Science OnlineAncient DNA sheds light on Maori settlementABC Science OnlineMaori arrival Ancient DNA preserved in the teeth of the first known New Zealanders, who died more than 700 years ago, is helping shed new light on the settlement of...
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Ancient Cynics Sought Shortcut to Happiness - Yahoo! News (blog)

Ancient Cynics Sought Shortcut to Happiness - Yahoo! News (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient Cynics Sought Shortcut to HappinessYahoo! News (blog)By Live Science Staff | LiveScience.com – 7 hrs ago. Today's ...
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The My-Stery: Black Women Who Are Philosophers « Aker ...

The My-Stery: Black Women Who Are Philosophers « Aker ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Online PhD sent me a link to this list about female philosophers and the post generated some thoughts about the lack of attention around women in philosophy, particularly black women, leading me to a few interesting finds.
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sans-merci: Horse with Incised Mane ca. 750-725...

sans-merci: Horse with Incised Mane ca. 750-725... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
sans-merci: “ Horse with Incised Mane ca. 750-725 BC (Archaic) Greek The Walters Art Museum Horse figurines were popular votive offerings, found at almost every known Geometric period sanctuary in...
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