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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Mycenean Palace and Linear B Tablets Discovered in Sparta Area

Mycenean Palace and Linear B Tablets Discovered in Sparta Area | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A new excavation in the Xirokambi area of Aghios Vassilios west of Sparta, in the Peloponnese, Greece, has revealed a richness of Mycenean artefacts in the area, including the remains of a palace, ...
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The Poem of Empedocles (trans. Brad Inwood, 2001) | All Poets Die ...

The Poem of Empedocles (trans. Brad Inwood, 2001) | All Poets Die ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I can't help but admire excellent work. This translation of Empedocles is precisely that. Brad Inwood has gathered together the extant text of this presocratic philosopher in a volume that is bound to remain the authoritative ...
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The Record » In His Service all Greek for ancient Church monogram

The Record » In His Service all Greek for ancient Church monogram | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Since the Greek letter Eta, which corresponds to the English “E” when written as a capital is our English “H”, some may think this is an “H” where in fact it is the Greek “E”. The symbol appears rarely in the Roman catacombs, ...
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Conference celebrates ancient philosophy, Fine and Irwin - Cornell Chronicle

Conference celebrates ancient philosophy, Fine and Irwin - Cornell Chronicle | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Conference celebrates ancient philosophy, Fine and Irwin Cornell Chronicle Ancient philosophy is thriving at Cornell, with a new visiting professor – Rachana Kamtekar – just arrived and a conference planned to honor distinguished faculty members...
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Excavation Of Ancient Battlefield Turns Up Roman Soldier's Chain Mail - RedOrbit

Excavation Of Ancient Battlefield Turns Up Roman Soldier's Chain Mail - RedOrbit | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Image Caption: Fragments of chain mail from Harzhorn found at Kalefeld near Göttingen. Credit: Detlef Bach, Winterbach.
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Looking Into Your Future with Numerology

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By Alison Baughman Numerology is an ancient Divination tool, based upon the teachings of Pythagoras, that uses your date of birth and the name you were given to discern your “Cosmic Code”.  If you ...
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Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols?

Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Previously overlooked patterns in the cave art of southern France and Spain suggest man might have learned written communication 25,000 years earlier than we thought.
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Ancient Art

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Lime plaster statues. Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, about 7200 BC From ‘Ain Ghazal, Jordan. The statues were named at the time of discovery using the names of their conservators and excavators. The statue...
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Get ready for the rebirth of vanished species - Salon

Get ready for the rebirth of vanished species - Salon | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Get ready for the rebirth of vanished species
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But these efforts also recall ancient narratives like that of Noah's Ark and the miracle of resurrection.
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Mystery Deepends Over Ancient African Coins Discovered in ...

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Exploring the fringes of science and history. Caveat lector! ... Mystery Deepends Over Ancient African Coins Discovered in Northern Australia. Posted by Greg at 02:36, 03 Sep 2013. Ancient African Coins Found in Northern Australia (Image ...
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Scientists Rewrite Timeline of Ancient Egypt's First Dynasty | Archaeology | Sci-News.com

Scientists Rewrite Timeline of Ancient Egypt's First Dynasty | Archaeology | Sci-News.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
British archaeologists led by Dr Michael Dee have been able for the first time to set a robust timeline for the first eight kings of ancient Egypt.
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Striking Patterns: Skill for Forming Tools and Words Evolved Together | Science/AAAS | News

Striking Patterns: Skill for Forming Tools and Words Evolved Together | Science/AAAS | News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Digging History: The latest 60 discoveries from the ancient world

From ancient tombs to newly discovered graves, from underwear of the Middle Ages to ancient Chinese warriors, by learning more about the past we learn more about ourselves.  (The latest 60 discoveries from #archaeolog; incl'g ancient tombs,...
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The Life and Times of Ancient Rome's Most Prominent Physician - History News Network

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He was also an esteemed philosopher, and his written works represent more than one-eighth of the existing corpus of literature in classical Greek.
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LIFE at Lascaux: Color Photos From Another World - TIME

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September 12, 1940. A warm afternoon in southwestern France.
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Ancient & Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas and After | True Forms

Ancient & Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas and After | True Forms | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
History of Western Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy, Pre-Socratics (based on Greg L. Bahnsen's lecture series) Aquinas Thomas Aquinas said there are two sources of knowledge. One is divine revelation, that is, we can gain ...
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Ancient golden treasure found at foot of Temple Mount (Update) - Phys

Ancient golden treasure found at foot of Temple Mount (Update) - Phys | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Mazar's Ophel excavation made headlines earlier this year when she announced the 2012 discovery of an ancient Canaanite inscription (recently identified as Hebrew), the earliest alphabetical written text ever uncovered in Jerusalem.
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Animal sacrifice at temple powered ancient Jerusalem's economy - NBC News.com

Animal sacrifice at temple powered ancient Jerusalem's economy - NBC News.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Pilgrims came from hundreds of miles away to sacrifice animals at an ancient temple in Jerusalem, new research suggests. An analysis of...
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Introduction to Parmenides

In this lecture we will learn about Parmenides, a Presocratic philosopher who concluded that birth, change, motion, and death are illusory. For more lectures...
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Chinese Archaeology

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Tarkan DeLuxe: Dig Reveals Dam Site Neolithic

Tarkan DeLuxe: Dig Reveals Dam Site Neolithic | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In a recent news story, it's been reported that human remains dating back 11,000 years have been discovered in the Hasankeyf district of the Batman province, on the site of Tarkan's wildlife battle with the Turkish government ...
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Striking Patterns: Study Suggests Tool Use and Language Evolved Together - Wired

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Striking Patterns: Study Suggests Tool Use and Language Evolved Together
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Unlike ancient bones and stone tools, language does not fossilize. Researchers have to guess about its origins based on proxy indicators.
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The Ajanta Cave Paintings | Buddhist Art News

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The Global Dispatches Ludovico Pisani August 6, 2013 Avalokiteśvara, “Lord who looks down”, is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. The paintings and rock sculptures in the Ajanta caves, a Buddhist ...
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Plato: Alcibiades

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Pythagoras, Hippasos, and the Square Root of Two

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Was Hippasus killed for proving the square root of 2 is irrational? DID he prove it? See the legend -> http://t.co/WlAcb7jdbF
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