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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Timeline Photos - Pakistan Association of Anthropology | Facebook

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Neck-amphora, ca. 540 BCE; Archaic; black-figure Attributed to Exekias; Greek, Attic; Terracotta; H. 47 cm/ 18 1/2 in. The scene is of a wedding chariot... (Neck-amphora, ca.
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Ancient art forms engulfed by the western wave - EthioSports

EthioSports Ancient art forms engulfed by the western wave EthioSports The wide almond shaped eyes in ancient Ethiopian iconography symbolize what art historians call the 'reversal gaze' philosophy, which states that it is not only the viewers who...
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A city centre mini-megalith

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Tinkinswood and St Lythans burial chambers in the Vale of Glamorgan were once part of John Cory's estate at Dyffryn House and Gardens, which is now part of St. Nicholas village. Cory bought the est...
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Heraclitus at the Edge of Language | Time's Flow Stemmed

Heraclitus at the Edge of Language | Time's Flow Stemmed | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
"The truth is that Heraclitus attracts exegetes as an empty jam pot wasps; and each new wasp discerns traces of his own favourite flavour." Jonathan Barnes, from The Presocratic Philosophers. He goes on to say, "The ...
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Plateau du Vercors

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  Jan 06, 2014 Aciculate peaks and curvilinear ridges outline giant circular depressions in the French Alps. As written elsewhere, stone monoliths can be found all over the world.
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Daosim: the philosophy for future - Korea Times

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Daosim: the philosophy for future
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Dao De Jing is the most widely read Daoist book arguably written by Lao Zi, an ancient Chinese philosopher during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States period (B.C.
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Unique Neolithic child cemetery found in Egypt

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A unique burial ground containing the remains of dozens of children and infants has been uncovered in Egypt by a Polish team of archaeologists (Unique Neolithic child cemetery found in Egypt - : Archaeology News from Past Horizons
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Chinese archaeologists rescue remains of ancient cliff burials | Science and Technology

Chinese archaeologists rescue remains of ancient cliff burials | Science and Technology | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in China are undertaking a rescue operation of 600 cliff burials, the oldest of which date back around 2,000 years to the Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD). Most of the ancient mountain tombs have already been plundered of their grave...
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Four Ancient Cockroach Species Found in Colorado - Nature World News

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Four Ancient Cockroach Species Found in Colorado
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Researchers have recently discovered four ancient species of cockroach in the 49-million-year-old Green River Formation near Rifle, Colorado.
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Ancient Pompeii residents ate giraffe, researchers say - Science Recorder

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Science Recorder | Ellen Miller | Monday, January 06, 2014.
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Found 5000 Years Old Neolithic Knife « ThorNews

Found 5000 Years Old Neolithic Knife « ThorNews | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This weekend, Ole Martin Dahle from Flatanger in Mid-Norway found what probably is an about 5000 years old Neolithic Era (Younger Stone Age) knife in the mountains. In the Nordic countries, the Neolithic Era lasted from ...
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Ancient carnivore ancestor a tiny woodland mammal - CBC.ca

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Nature World News Ancient carnivore ancestor a tiny woodland mammal CBC.ca The newly discovered species, known as Dormaalocyon latouri, is one of the earliest evolutionary links to modern carnivorous mammals and was a small furred creature that...
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Evolving Gender Roles in the Vedas - Huffington Post

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For those who don't know, the Vedas are ancient Hindu scriptures, a vast collection of knowledge that stretches over many subjects, compiled in Sanskrit, one of the oldest languages known to humans.
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Charms to Ward off Demons Found Under Ancient Floors

Charms to Ward off Demons Found Under Ancient Floors | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Residents of Sardis, an ancient city in modern-day Turkey, spent decades rebuilding after a devastating earthquake struck one night in the year 17 A.D.
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Fire razes ancient Tibetan town - Christian Science Monitor

Fire razes ancient Tibetan town - Christian Science Monitor | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor Fire razes ancient Tibetan town Christian Science Monitor A fire that raged for nearly 10 hours Saturday razed an ancient Tibetan town in southwest China that's popular with tourists, burning down hundreds of buildings as...
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The Archaeology News Network: Land by Neolithic site churned up by vehicles

The Archaeology News Network: Land by Neolithic site churned up by vehicles | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
RT @drjohnwardkt: The Archaeology News Network: Land by Neolithic site churned up by vehicles http://t.co/EciRlS7bfZ
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Sacnoth's Scriptorium: Elegy for an Iconoclast: Martin Bernal

The best example I can think of for this comes not in BLACK ATHENA itself but a side project, the book CADMEAN LETTERS, which investigates the origins of the Greek alphabet (and writing systems in the Mediterranean in ...
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Bertrand Russell: the everyday value of philosophy - The Guardian

Bertrand Russell: the everyday value of philosophy - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Guardian Bertrand Russell: the everyday value of philosophy The Guardian Russell revives an ancient conception of philosophy as a way of life in insisting that questions of cosmic meaning and value have an existential, ethical and spiritual...
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How the Humanities Compute in the Classroom - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

How the Humanities Compute in the Classroom - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) How the Humanities Compute in the Classroom Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) If you took any English or philosophy as an undergraduate, you probably recall low-tech seminars about, say,...
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Carb-loading rotted ancient hunter-gatherers' teeth, study says - NBC News.com

Carb-loading rotted ancient hunter-gatherers' teeth, study says - NBC News.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Excruciating toothaches and pus-filled, swollen gums were a part of life for an ancient population of hunter-gatherers who regularly sat...
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182: The Music of Pythagoras by Kitty Ferguson | Lifelong Dewey

182: The Music of Pythagoras by Kitty Ferguson | Lifelong Dewey | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
182.2: Ferguson, Kitty. The Music of Pythagoras: How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space. New York: Walker and Company, 2008. 328 pp.
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Amber fossil shows ancient sexual reproduction in flowers - CBC.ca

Amber fossil shows ancient sexual reproduction in flowers - CBC.ca | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Scientists have discovered a 100-million-year-old chunk of amber that captures what they say is the oldest evidence of sexual reproduction in a flowering plant.
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Cave paintings: Lascaux II | Richard Nilsen

Cave paintings: Lascaux II | Richard Nilsen | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Seventeen-thousand years ago, a group of people very much like us descended into a cave in Magdalenian Europe and began painting animals on the walls. We can hardly know what drove them, although we enjoy ...
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The Ancient Bookshelf: Ancient Handwriting

The Ancient Bookshelf: Ancient Handwriting | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Medical doctors are not the only ones with bad handwriting. If you've studied any languages that use a non-roman script, then you may have had your own handwriting let-downs. You look at the perfectly printed letters in a ...
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Bones found during Marmaray digging reveal ancient secrets - www.worldbulletin.net

Bones found during Marmaray digging reveal ancient secrets - www.worldbulletin.net | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
www.worldbulletin.net Bones found during Marmaray digging reveal ancient secrets www.worldbulletin.net During the digging process when Istanbul's Marmaray tunnel was being built, a number of archeological discoveries were made, including the...
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