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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Ancient DNA Gets Older and Multiple Births Get Bigger | On Science ...

Ancient DNA Gets Older and Multiple Births Get Bigger | On Science ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient human DNA gets older and older Big stories involving ancient DNA are popping up nearly every week. This week's ancient DNA news is.
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Checking out Chinese 'chess' - Chinadaily USA

Checking out Chinese 'chess' - Chinadaily USA | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Checking out Chinese 'chess' Chinadaily USA "As overseas Chinese, we want to promote xiangqi and let our next generation learn the philosophy and wonder of the ancient game," said Patrick Li, secretary general of the American San Francisco Chinese...
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Can You Think Your Way to Happiness? - Huffington Post

Can You Think Your Way to Happiness? - Huffington Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Can You Think Your Way to Happiness?
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How to get to happiness in the face of such uncertainties was the problem the ancient Greek and Roman philosophers tried to figure out.
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Should We Mine Ancient Shipwrecks to Push Science Into the Future? - Gizmodo

Should We Mine Ancient Shipwrecks to Push Science Into the Future? - Gizmodo | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Should We Mine Ancient Shipwrecks to Push Science Into the Future?
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We humans are a sentimental horde, which is why we get squeamish about places where people used to live, and places where people bit the dust.
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ITALY - Magna Graecia: Ancient Greek Cities... - awakening for all ...

ITALY - Magna Graecia: Ancient Greek Cities... - awakening for all ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The map below is of the Greek and Carthaginian city states of the Magna Grecia area. Italy was first settled by the Greeks and Phonecians around the 8th century BCE. The cities listed minted coins in precious metals except ...
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The River of Heraclitus: Confessions

The River of Heraclitus: Confessions | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Teaching ancient philosophy this semester, I finally read through Augustine's Confessions entire and was very impressed. Like him, I spent a great deal of time as a young(er) man trying to find some good that was not also evil ...
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What Greek Wisdom Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well - Huffington Post

What Greek Wisdom Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well - Huffington Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
What Greek Wisdom Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well Huffington Post With both an ancient tradition of introspection and ethical inquiry, and also to one of the most heart-healthy diets in the world, the Greeks know a thing or two...
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Want An Unconquerable Mind? Try Stoic Philosophy - Forbes

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Want An Unconquerable Mind? Try Stoic Philosophy
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Members of a brainy movement across the pond are reviving ancient stoic thought and coupling it with modern psychology to strengthen mental resilience.
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Agriculture driving male expansion in Neolithic Time | Haldane's Sieve

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Agriculture driving male expansion in Neolithic Time Chuan-Chao Wang, Yunzhi Huang, Shao-Qing Wen, Chun Chen, Li Jin, Hui Li (Submitted on 27 Nov 2013) The emergence of agriculture is suggested to have driven ...
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Pythagorean Women: Their History and Writings, by Sarah B. Pomeroy - Times Higher Education

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Pythagorean Women: Their History and Writings, by Sarah B.
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Indadvendt.dk » Blog Archive » Review of 'Parmenides, Cosmos ...

Indadvendt.dk » Blog Archive » Review of 'Parmenides, Cosmos ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
index The first 20 pages or so just recaps Parmenides as an intro for beginners: “There is a poem, so and so much is lost, many people considered it important in antiquity, we don't know much about Parmenides' life, etc.
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Madness and Civilization: An Anthology : 'Proem' by Parmenides ...

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'Proem' by Parmenides (circa 480 BC). From On Nature by Parmenides, circa early 5th century BC. The mares that carry me as far as my heart may aspire were my escorts: they had guided me and set me on the celebrated road of the god ...
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CFP: 37th Annual Ancient Philosophy Workshop | American ...

CFP: 37th Annual Ancient Philosophy Workshop | American ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The 37th Annual Ancient Philosophy Workshop, to be held April 4-5, 2014, in Philadelphia, PA, is being jointly hosted by the Departments of Philosophy at Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania.
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How philosophy can save your life: Jules Evans at TEDxBreda

When Jules Evans was in his late teens, he started to be plagued by panic attacks, mood swings and other emotional problems. He eventually found help in the ...
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Who painted the Ice Age caves of Europe? | artfulspecies

Who painted the Ice Age caves of Europe? | artfulspecies | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In the period from 35 to 11 thousand years ago, humans painted, engraved and drew in caves, especially in the southwest regions of France. Scores of caves are decorated. Above all else, animals are depicted – mammoths, ...
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Prehistoric sacrifice skulls found

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Archaeologists have found the skulls of more than 80 young women in the ruins of a neolithic Chinese city, it's reported.
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Skulls found in mass grave in China reveal ancient female sacrifice - Fox News

Skulls found in mass grave in China reveal ancient female sacrifice - Fox News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Skulls found in mass grave in China reveal ancient female sacrifice
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Archaeologists have uncovered more than 80 skulls of young women who may have been sacrificed 4,000 years ago in China.
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Naturalistic Traditions: Were the Classical Greeks naturalistic? - Patheos (blog)

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Naturalistic Traditions: Were the Classical Greeks naturalistic?
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Heracles and Athena. Tondo of an Attic red-figure kylix, 480–470.
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12 survival schools that could save your life - USA TODAY

12 survival schools that could save your life - USA TODAY | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
12 survival schools that could save your life USA TODAY Learn how to survive the scorching desert heat at Arizona-based Aboriginal Living Skills School, follow survival regimens that are used to train the military at the Survival Training School of...
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Parmenides, (iv. the syllogistic approach) | Just Thomism

Parmenides, (iv. the syllogistic approach) | Just Thomism | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
1.) Being is that which intellect knows. This is the first principle. It can be taken in more than one way and not all ways of taking it are true. The exact sense in which I'm taking it will develop over the course of the explanation.
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An Oscan inscription in Milan | Greek in Italy

An Oscan inscription in Milan | Greek in Italy | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Metapontum Temple of Hera The helmet is not very well presented, but you can just about read vereias kam[]sanas metapontinas (right cheek-piece), sup medikiai po (left cheek-piece), which means 'of the ?
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For lovers of Roman mythology - Times of Malta

For lovers of Roman mythology - Times of Malta | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
For lovers of Roman mythology
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Most noteworthy of these are the translation, from Greek into English, of a poem written by a slave who lived on our islands in the 12th century.
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Agora: Plato's Parmenides

The majority of this recitation is a discussion between a venerable philosopher, Parmenides, his younger friend Zeno, a very young Socrates, and an even younger boy called Aristotle by Plato. The original narrator in the ...
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Review of 'Proceedings of the International Symposium: Parmenides ...

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parmenides-venerable-awesome-proceedings-international-symposium-nestor-luis- Insofar as this book is meant to show us new directions in Parmenides studies, it must be said to fail. It re-hashes over-analytical word ...
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Pythagoras' 3-4-5! by xoan - Thingiverse

Pythagoras' 3-4-5! by xoan - Thingiverse | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Math manipulative representing the Pythagorean theorem using the first primitive [Pythagorean triple](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagorean_triple). --- This thing takes part in the [MakerBot Academy Math Manipulatives ...
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