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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Greek Music -- Ancient History Encyclopedia

Greek Music -- Ancient History Encyclopedia | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Music (or mousike) was an integral part of life in the ancient Greek world and the term covered not only music but also dance, lyrics and...
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The Fascinating World of Ancient Papyri— Part Four - Patheos (blog)

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The Fascinating World of Ancient Papyri— Part Four
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34— The evidence Johnson examined disputes the common assumption that oratory tended to have narrow columns, commentaries wider columns, with history and philosophy in between.
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The Oldest Rock In The World Tells Us A Story : NPR

The Oldest Rock In The World Tells Us A Story : NPR | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The oldest rock in the world isn't even a rock. It's a teeny grain, a zircon, found inside a bigger rock. But what it's telling us is huge. It's rewriting the early history of the planet.
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Research unearths terrace farming at ancient desert city of Petra - Eureka! Science News

Research unearths terrace farming at ancient desert city of Petra - Eureka! Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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The Mystical Tradition At The Roots Of The West - Peter Kingsley

Peter Kingsley talks about the great secret of western civilization: the extraordinary mystical tradition that lies forgotten at its roots. Kingsley is an in...
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See like a Stoic: an ancient technique for modern consumers

See like a Stoic: an ancient technique for modern consumers | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Marcus Aurelius (121-180AD) grew up surrounded by beautiful things: great art and architecture, sumptuous foods, fine wines, and artfully tailored robes. When he assumed the title of Emperor of Rom...
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Missouri Education Watchdog: Constructivist Math in Common Core Standards?

Missouri Education Watchdog: Constructivist Math in Common Core Standards? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Congratulations Common Core for politicizing mathematics. Pythagoras would be so proud. http://t.co/IKHFweeS
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Archaeological feast: Heap of ancient cattle bones discovered

Archaeological feast: Heap of ancient cattle bones discovered | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A metric ton of cattle bones found in an abandoned theater in the ancient city of Corinth may mark years of lavish feasting, a new study finds.
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Ancient Maya accurately predicted 1991 solar eclipse - NBCNews.com

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Science on NBCNews.com. Search. Advertise | AdChoices. Ancient Maya accurately predicted 1991 solar eclipse.
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Science good, but we need arts to progress - The Observer (blog)

Science good, but we need arts to progress - The Observer (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Science good, but we need arts to progress
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The classical Greek scholars whose names are fairly familiar to ordinary readers such as Pythagoras and Aristotle were mathematicians, scientists and philosophers.
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Looters stripping Bulgaria of vast ancient treasures

Looters stripping Bulgaria of vast ancient treasures | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
On the banks of the Danube, in the northwest corner of Bulgaria, lie the remnants of an ancient Roman settlement called Ratiaria, host to a priceless cultural heritage.
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To infinities and beyond: reality, with extras - The Age

To infinities and beyond: reality, with extras - The Age | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Age To infinities and beyond: reality, with extras The Age On Pythagoras' Table of Opposites, ''the finite'' was listed along with masculinity and other good things in life, while ''the infinite'' topped the column of bad traits such as...
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A noteworthy return to Joyce's masterpiece - Irish Times

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Etymology of arabic words with greek origin or root: Greek alphabet ...

Etymology of arabic words with greek origin or root: Greek alphabet ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Greek alphabet emerged in the late 9th century BC or early 8th century BC[12] Another, unrelated writing system, Linear B, had been in use to write the Greek language during the earlier Mycenean period, but the two ...
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Orpheus and Counterculture

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Rodin’s Orpheus and Eurydice Vegetarian, non-violent, a singer and string strummer, a poet, a broken hearted lover, traveller to other worlds, not just on the first tour bus in western histor...
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The Tiny Church Hidden High on a Mountain in Samos, Greece - Outside Magazine

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The Tiny Church Hidden High on a Mountain in Samos, Greece
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A 90-minute hike over a rocky trail and steep climb up Mt.
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Ancient Carving Shows Stylishly Plump African Princess - LiveScience.com

Ancient Carving Shows Stylishly Plump African Princess - LiveScience.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient Carving Shows Stylishly Plump African Princess LiveScience.com A 2,000-year-old relief carved with an image of what appears to be a, stylishly overweight, princess has been discovered in an "extremely fragile" palace in the ancient city of...
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American Philological Association

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"Founded in 1869 by professors, friends, and patrons of linguistic science," the APA is the principal learned society in North America for the study of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations.
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Cyrillic alphabet makes first appearance on euro notes

Cyrillic alphabet makes first appearance on euro notes | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The European Central Bank unveiled yesterday (10 January) a new 5-euro note,
with warmed colours and better protection against counterfeiting.
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Ancient Rome's hairdo for vestal virgins re-created

Ancient Rome's hairdo for vestal virgins re-created | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
For the first time, the hairstyle of the Roman vestal virgins has been re-created on a modern head.
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Man begins 7-year, 21,000-mile trek to follow path of ancient humans

Man begins 7-year, 21,000-mile trek to follow path of ancient humans | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Paul Salopek has a long walk ahead of him.
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Ancient Australian Fossils Nearly 3.5 Billion Years Old - The Epoch Times

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Ancient Australian Fossils Nearly 3.5 Billion Years Old
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Ancient Australian Fossils Nearly 3.5 Billion Years Old. By Cassie Ryan Epoch Times Staff Created: January 9, 2013 Last Updated: January 7, 2013.
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Greek Vase Making - The High Archaic Period | Luel Restoration Studio

Greek Vase Making - The High Archaic Period | Luel Restoration Studio | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The seventh century is sometimes called the High Archaic period, which simply emphasizes the continuity of Greek Archaic art from the end of the Geometric..
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Massive Ancient Acoustic Generator Located In Peru! Evidence Of High Technology And Atlantis? | Science and Technology

Massive Ancient Acoustic Generator Located In Peru! Evidence Of High Technology And Atlantis?  | Science and Technology | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
 

 

Contrary to conventional thought, the Inca were not the most technologically advanced culture in the area, but were preceded by the great megalithic builders thousands of years before.
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Heraclitus – Notes on Fragment 80

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A pdf version of this article is available here – Heraclitus-Fragment80 Some Notes on Πόλεμος and Δίκη in Heraclitus B80 εἰδέναι δὲ χρὴ τὸν πόλεμον ἐόντα ξυνόν, καὶ δίκην ἔριν, καὶ γινόμενα πάντα κ...
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