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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Ancient Runes Druid Alphabet Letter O

Ancient Runes Druid Alphabet Letter O | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Ogham Furze Letter O. Meaning: Industry, protection, vibrancy, independence intelligence, passion, sexuality. Due to it’s prickly nature it is also a tree of protection. Ohn signifies collectin...
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The Reception of Greek Lyric Poetry 600BC-400AD: Transmission, Canonization, and Paratext (with images, tweets) · KatExe

Tweets from this conference, held 6th-8th September 2013 at the University of Reading, under the Auspices of the Network for the Study of Archaic and Classical Greek Song (Our Department was delighted to host the 2013 conference of the Network for...
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The Hittites of Hattusha [FULL VIDEO]

The Hittites are the forgotten superpower of the Bible. Hattusha, the capital was the heart of their empire. They were a highly advanced military powerhouse ...
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Picture of the Day: 5000 Year Old Neolithic Stone Carving in Northumberland

Picture of the Day: 5000 Year Old Neolithic Stone Carving in Northumberland | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
  5,000 Year Old Neolithic Stone Carving in Northumberland   Photograph by B. KERR   The image above shows an extraordinary neolithic stone carving dating back approximately 5,000 ye...
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Egypt

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Neolithic female figurine from El Kadada, Sudan, 4th millennium bce. This much-overlooked ancient culture had its roots in the very ancient Khartoum Mesolithic, which had so much influence on early Kemet (Egypt).
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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

Looking Into Your Future with Numerology | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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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Ancient Peoples - Kylix 550-530 BC Archaic Greek (Source: The...

Ancient Peoples - Kylix 550-530 BC Archaic Greek (Source: The... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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(Source: The British Museum) (Ancient Peoples - Kylix 550-530 BC Archaic Greek (Source: The...
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Ancient Greek and Islamic Philosophy | Fordham, Oct 11-13, 2013

Ancient Greek and Islamic Philosophy | Fordham, Oct 11-13, 2013 | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP) and the Society for the Study of Islamic Philosophy and Science (SSIPS) will hold their Annual Joint Meeting on October 11-13 this year at Fordham Un...
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Baptism for the Dead | rosamondpress

Baptism for the Dead | rosamondpress | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Arameans are mostly defined by their use of the West Semitic Old Aramaic language (1100 BC–AD 200), first written using the Phoenician alphabet, over time modified to a specifically Aramaic alphabet.
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Dog walker finds neolithic skull

Dog walker finds neolithic skull | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
AN UNUSUAL discovery during a routine dog walk has turnd out to be one of the oldest remains found in Worcestershire. (The things you find walking the pooch!
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Reviving the Ancient Tifinagh Script - Boston University

Reviving the Ancient Tifinagh Script - Boston University | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Hamid Kachmar: Reviving the Ancient Tifinagh Script. in CFA, Visual Arts August 27th, 2013. Sherman Gallery at Boston University presents Moroccan artist's solo exhibition — Opening ...
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The Life and Times of Ancient Rome's Most Prominent Physician - History News Network

The Life and Times of Ancient Rome's Most Prominent Physician - History News Network | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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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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LIFE at Lascaux: Color Photos From Another World
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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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