Fill in the blank: Jesus is____ CNN (blog) Both Jesus and Empedocles were recorded as teaching spiritual truths, curing illness, foretelling the future, controlling the wind and rain, and raising people from the dead.
The Week Magazine The perplexing pronunciations of words with X's and Q's The Week Magazine The Romans took the Greek alphabet and modified it to suit their language (Latin), and now many languages use the Latin alphabet in spite of it not being...
Let (a, b, c) represent the three sides of a right angle triangle with integral length sides. It is possible to place four such triangles together to form a square with length c. For example, (3, 4, 5) triangles can be placed together to ...
ABC Local Relics of the ancient world in Armidale ABC Local Excavations have unearthed many discoveries including from Neolithic housing from- 6000BC to an early Islamic City destroyed by an earthquake in 750AD.
VietNamNet Bridge Traceability of “lust” Buddha statue VietNamNet Bridge Ngoc adds that sexual relations as we currently understand is only a part of the ancient Eastern philosophy - the harmony of yin and yang.
PYTHAGOREAN VEGETARIANISM. As I mentioned this passage in my last post, here is the inspiring plea for vegetarianism from the Fifteenth Book of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Shelley, too, was an ethical vegetarian.
Sail World Phoenicia is back - now to cross the Atlantic Sail World Along with their sophisticated seafaring skills, the Phoenicians were renowned as an intellectual and industrious civilization who helped develop the alphabet we still use today.
By Owen Jarus, LiveScience TORONTO — The fictional archaeologist Indiana Jones has long enthralled movie audiences, taking on assorted villains in quests to find mythical treasures, with some limited help from the government.
Gold or Brass? Huffington Post (blog) Oh dear, here we go again: the Divine Proportion, the da Vinci code, the Pythagorean Brotherhood, Golden Rectangles. They all come down to single number, the Golden Ratio φ.
What’s at issue in the Garden of Eden allegory is whether agriculture was a qualitative break in human history... ("A surprising fact about the Neolithic revolution is that, according to most evidence, agriculture brought about...