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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Onward - National Geographic

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A team of archaeologists later came and found a painting of a human-like figure, which was determined to be the oldest evidence of painting in Europe.
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A Remarkable New View of Ancient Druidic Science - M.J. Rose

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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe, review. Tim Martin has his eyes opened by an enthralling new history that argues that Druids created a sophisticated ancient society to rival the Romans.
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'Nail down the tongue': Ancient magician's curse found in Jerusalem - NBCNews.com

'Nail down the tongue': Ancient magician's curse found in Jerusalem - NBCNews.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
'Nail down the tongue': Ancient magician's curse found in Jerusalem
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Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists excavated a 1,700-year-old curse tablet from a Roman mansion in the City of David in Jerusalem.
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Fossilized Toe Prints Identified As Belonging To Large Ancient Bird - RedOrbit

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If these are indeed landing tracks then it could help deepen scientific understanding about the evolution of flight.
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Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900, V&A, review - Telegraph.co.uk

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900, V&A, review - Telegraph.co.uk | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900, V&A, review
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These banners, hoisted on poles, were intended only for short-term use, so their survival – in such vibrant colour – is remarkable.
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Ancient Oxygen-Free, Hydrogen Sulfide-Rich Ocean May Foreshadow The Future - RedOrbit

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RedOrbit Ancient Oxygen-Free, Hydrogen Sulfide-Rich Ocean May Foreshadow The Future RedOrbit In the face of these concerns, our findings from the warm, oxygen-poor ancient ocean may be a warning shot about yet another possible perturbation to...
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Naturalistic Traditions: Were the Ionian philosophers naturalistic? - Patheos (blog)

Naturalistic Traditions: Were the Ionian philosophers naturalistic? - Patheos (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Naturalistic Traditions: Were the Ionian philosophers naturalistic?
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Neolithic cave dwelling found in NW China- China.org.cn

#China Neolithic cave dwelling found in NW China http://t.co/f8tWd3UjIo
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wish it gave more information without me having to click it but its interesting
Joel Mondragon's curator insight, November 2, 2013 1:03 AM

This article was very interesting, because it describes an archeological discovery from ancient Neolithic China. The site was significant because it contained intact artifacts including houses from that time period. Various types of pottery and ceramics were also found with distinctive patterns.  

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Study finds women had a major hand in Europe's ancient cave art - Al Jazeera America

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Study finds women had a major hand in Europe's ancient cave art Al Jazeera America French Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti shows her hand covered with paint during the launching of the building of the facsimile of the Chauvet cave, which...
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The tree whisperer: science, spirituality and an abiding love of forests - The Globe and Mail

The tree whisperer: science, spirituality and an abiding love of forests - The Globe and Mail | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The tree whisperer: science, spirituality and an abiding love of forests The Globe and Mail I had first encountered Beresford-Kroeger a few years ago when I was writing about Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, a group cloning the giant redwoods in...
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Dienekes' Anthropology Blog: Neolithic super-grandfathers of the ...

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An interesting new paper on the arXiv. The title focuses on three star-like Neolithic expansions that account for ~40% of the modern Chinese. From ~3 men to ~270 million male descendants over ~6,000 years ain't too shabby.
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One of two arrested antiquities smugglers facing nine prior convictions

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Hunter gatherer and farmer lived side by side for 2000 years –...

Hunter gatherer and farmer lived side by side for 2000 years –... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
New studies show that indigenous Mesolithic hunter-gatherers and immigrant Neolithic farmers lived side-by-side for more than 2,000 years in Central Europe (Not 1 but 2 interesting articles on Neolithic European DNA studies!
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Pythagorean Tone Generator : Music of the Spheres [video ...

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This video includes a demonstration of several instruments that create vibration raising sounds including the Pythagorean Tone Generator.
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5, 13 and 137 are Pythagorean Primes - Numberphile

Professor Laurence Eaves on Pythagorean Primes - and why 5, 13 and 137 are three of his favourites!? Fine structure constant on sixtysymbols at http://www.yo...
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What is “Empedocles” ? - LifeSun

What is “Empedocles” ? - LifeSun | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Empedocles Empedocles was born, c. 490 BC, at Agrigentum in Sicily to a distinguished family. Very little is known about his life. His father Meto seems to have been instrumental in overthrowing the tyrant.
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Caving into Iran - Iranian

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But the real ancient culture of Iran, was saved in Iran, when the Monguls connected Iran to western China. The Nestorian ...
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The Chinese whole man concept and mastering six arts - Washington Times

The Chinese whole man concept and mastering six arts - Washington Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Washington Times The Chinese whole man concept and mastering six arts Washington Times WASHINGTON, October 29, 2013 — In ancient China, during the Zhou Dynasty (1122-256 BC), young aristocrats were required to master six skills as prerequisites to...
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Ancient Greece's Greatest Antiquity's [FULL VIDEO]

Architectural investigation with the mighty Ancient Greece, the Empire that gave rise to western civilization and produced some of antiquity's greatest treas...
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Eternal Scientific Miracles of Ancient Egypt - Onislam.net

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Onislam.net Eternal Scientific Miracles of Ancient Egypt Onislam.net The two temples of Abu Simbel city or Abshek city in the Ancient Egyptian Language were carved in the Nile mountains of South Egypt 3,277 years ago to commemorate the pyrrhic...
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abigail's curator insight, October 25, 2013 1:18 PM

we know that in ancient history religous beliefs had a lot of impact in how one would live life and to the eyptians they even considered the way their houses were made to be important in appreciating their gods and nature.  

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Prehistoric cave prints show most early artists were women - NBC News.com

Prehistoric cave prints show most early artists were women - NBC News.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Alongside drawings of bison and horses, the first painters left clues to their identity on the stone walls of caves, blowing red-brown... (Great article about prehistoric cave painting being painted by women, not men.
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Lost Cultural Foundations of Western Civilisation: The East Face of ...

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Ugaritic literature was written in a writing structurally identical to the later West Semitic Phoenician, Aramaic, and Hebrew scripts, whence sprang the Greek alphabet; so-called Ugaritic cuneiform is the earliest clear historical ...
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Humans dated ancient Denisovan relatives beyond the Wallace Line - ABC Science Online

Humans dated ancient Denisovan relatives beyond the Wallace Line - ABC Science Online | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
IBTimes.co.uk Humans dated ancient Denisovan relatives beyond the Wallace Line ABC Science Online Denisovan date Ancient humans known as Denisovans only interbred with modern humans after they both crossed a severe marine barrier in Indonesia, say...
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Gove adviser: School failure could cause 'showers of blood' - Channel 4 News

Gove adviser: School failure could cause 'showers of blood' - Channel 4 News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Gove adviser: School failure could cause 'showers of blood'
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"Universities should develop alternatives to Politics, Philosophy, and Economics such as Ancient and Modern History, Physics for Future Presidents, and Programming.
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Golden age: Ancient possessions of Stonehenge worshippers go on display - The Independent

Golden age: Ancient possessions of Stonehenge worshippers go on display - The Independent | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Golden age: Ancient possessions of Stonehenge worshippers go on display The Independent Over the past few years, an unprecedented amount of new research has been carried out on Stonehenge and its ancient culture – and the new galleries reflect that...
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