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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Money talks when ancient Antioch meets Google Earth (w/ Video)

Money talks when ancient Antioch meets Google Earth (w/ Video) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
"I trace the process of change by working with historical proxies, in this case coins," says Neumann, a doctoral candidate in the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences Department of Classics. "I created my own database from ...
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Simulation helps unravel ancient Roman puzzle - Phys.org

Simulation helps unravel ancient Roman puzzle - Phys.org | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An enduring mystery of archaeology involving a well-known historical site in ancient Rome is being quietly unraveled in Indiana, thanks to a sophisticated computer simulation created by Ball State University digital artists.
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Ancient Chinese cat bones shake up domestication theory

Ancient Chinese cat bones shake up domestication theory | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Fossil discovery an 'important step' in understanding feline transformation from pest-control to pet (Ancient Chinese cat bones shake up domestication theory http://t.co/4Wvs64r4tB)...
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DNA from Neanderthal toe reveals interbreeding among ancient species

DNA from Neanderthal toe reveals interbreeding among ancient species | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A 50,000-year-old toe bone found in a Siberian cave is giving scientists a surprising view of the breeding habits of early humans.
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Mining the history of science - Phys.Org

Mining the history of science - Phys.Org | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Mining the history of science Phys.Org In their attempt to formulate a new method for their "new philosophy," they drew from models such as the medical case study, the collection of human experiences by historians and hands-on experimentation with...
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Barca Longa - A WarScholar Newsletter: Greek wars of ...

Barca Longa - A WarScholar Newsletter: Greek wars of ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An article on regime change in the Ionian state and the Kingdom of Greece in the 1850s and the tensions between the British and Ottoman Empires in this period ... The valiant revolutionary Yero Tsiamis of Chalkidiki - 1854.
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Druids Unhappy with Revamping of Stonehenge

Druids Unhappy with Revamping of Stonehenge | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A Druid by the name of King Arthur Pendragon, who is leader of a Druid group known as the Loyal Arthurian Warband, equated the display of the skeleton bones to some sort of Victorian peep show. There has been a brand ...
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Trivium Pursuit » Blog Archive » Learning the Greek Alphabet

Trivium Pursuit » Blog Archive » Learning the Greek Alphabet | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
“Our family has studied Greek in the past, but there's something about learning a different alphabet that makes it very difficult for younger students. What we really needed was a Greek phonics book—rather than a curriculum ...
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The Renaissance man - The Hindu

The Renaissance man - The Hindu | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Hindu The Renaissance man The Hindu When I began a systematic study of Indian texts, the journey took me to not only to mathematics and astronomy but also to texts on art and architecture, philosophy and Puranic encyclopedias, music and...
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Peruvians Experimented With Brain Surgery 1000 Years Ago - RedOrbit

Peruvians Experimented With Brain Surgery 1000 Years Ago - RedOrbit | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Peruvians Experimented With Brain Surgery 1000 Years Ago RedOrbit However, surgically opening a person's skull isn't a recent phenomenon, as a new study in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology has revealed that people living in...
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Research uncovers lost African school of painting - Art Newspaper

Research uncovers lost African school of painting - Art Newspaper | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Art Newspaper Research uncovers lost African school of painting Art Newspaper These illustrations, which include a set of the Evangelists, are evidence of an Aksumite School of painting, says Jacques Mercier, a specialist in Ethiopian art at the...
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Christmas Adventures in Etruscan | Greek in Italy

Christmas Adventures in Etruscan | Greek in Italy | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Now that term is over in Cambridge, one of my next challenges is to learn some more about Etruscan. One of my main research interests is early adaptations of the Greek alphabet, and the Etruscans were among the very first ...
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DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 81 | Damh the Bard

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 81 | Damh the Bard | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
... www.paganmusic.co.uk. For further information on the Druid tradition - www.druidry.org ... Tagged: damh, druid, druidism, druidry, Kristoffer Hughes, music, OBOD, pagan, paganism, religion, wicca, wiccan, witch, witchcraft.
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Ancient Antioch meets Google Earth | TG Daily

Ancient Antioch meets Google Earth | TG Daily | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
"I trace the process of change by working with historical proxies, in this case coins," says Neumann, a doctoral candidate in the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences Department of Classics. "I created my own database from ...
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Mountain lion mysteries revealed - Cortez Journal

Mountain lion mysteries revealed - Cortez Journal | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Mountain lion mysteries revealed Cortez Journal Their existence 15,000 years ago in North America overlapped with their now-extinct relatives — the saber-tooth tiger, and the Great American cave lion, which is estimated to be 25 percent larger than...
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Ancient Peoples - Fragment of a bowl 580-570 BC East Greek/Archaic...

Ancient Peoples - Fragment of a bowl 580-570 BC East Greek/Archaic... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Fragment of a bowl 580-570 BC East Greek/Archaic Greek (Source: The British Museum) (Photo: Fragment of a bowl 580-570 BC East Greek/Archaic Greek (Source: The British Museum) http://t.co/aIRBSlCnAI)...
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Ancient Roman Metal Used for Physics Experiments Ignites Science Feud - Scientific American

Scientific American Ancient Roman Metal Used for Physics Experiments Ignites Science Feud Scientific American HEAVY SHIELDING: A combination of ancient and modern lead is used to shield the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) experiment, which aims...
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Nature and art near the city - Bangkok Post

Nature and art near the city - Bangkok Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Bangkok Post Nature and art near the city Bangkok Post Major archaeological evidence from the Dvaravati period (6th-11th centuries) consists of a 7th-century stone inscription written in South India's Pallava script in the ancient Mon language in...
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A second global warming - Troy Media

A second global warming - Troy Media | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A second global warming
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During this ancient epoch, temperatures rose to 5°C over a period of 10,000 years, and another 10,000 years passed before the 9°C was reached.
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Professor probes mental disorders in the ancient world - Phys.org

Professor probes mental disorders in the ancient world - Phys.org | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
But ancient descriptions of cases are seldom complete enough to allow for a retroactive diagnosis, he added. Nor did the ancients have anything approaching a scientific community of peers. The 2nd century Roman physician ...
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Ancient Definitions of Personhood and Difficult Social Precedents - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Ancient Definitions of Personhood and Difficult Social Precedents - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient Definitions of Personhood and Difficult Social Precedents Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies He began exploring the intersections between digital technology, culture, philosophy, and English studies in the early 1990's and was...
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What can California's ancient bristlecone pines tell us about climate change? - 89.3 KPCC

What can California's ancient bristlecone pines tell us about climate change? - 89.3 KPCC | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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What can California's ancient bristlecone pines tell us about climate change?
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Ross Andersen is a Senior Editor at Aeon Magazine where he writes about science and philosophy.
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Momentum gains to unite ancient Cambodian statues - Phys.org

Momentum gains to unite ancient Cambodian statues - Phys.org | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
... stands empty. But Cambodian officials hope that one day it will be the place where nine ancient statues depicting a dramatic battle scene are reunited from around the world. ... Data are lost to science at 'astonishing rate'.
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“As with all the interpretations of Parmenides you will encounter ...

“As with all the interpretations of Parmenides you will encounter, there are arguments for or against. If Parmenides is merely critiquing the One of Milesian cosmology, then the seemingly impossible task of saving appearances ...
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