Ancient Origins of Science
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Ancient & Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas and After | True Forms

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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

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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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Tarkan DeLuxe: Dig Reveals Dam Site Neolithic

Tarkan DeLuxe: Dig Reveals Dam Site Neolithic | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In a recent news story, it's been reported that human remains dating back 11,000 years have been discovered in the Hasankeyf district of the Batman province, on the site of Tarkan's wildlife battle with the Turkish government ...
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Striking Patterns: Study Suggests Tool Use and Language Evolved Together - Wired

Striking Patterns: Study Suggests Tool Use and Language Evolved Together - Wired | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Striking Patterns: Study Suggests Tool Use and Language Evolved Together
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Unlike ancient bones and stone tools, language does not fossilize. Researchers have to guess about its origins based on proxy indicators.
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The Ajanta Cave Paintings | Buddhist Art News

The Ajanta Cave Paintings | Buddhist Art News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Global Dispatches Ludovico Pisani August 6, 2013 Avalokiteśvara, “Lord who looks down”, is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. The paintings and rock sculptures in the Ajanta caves, a Buddhist ...
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Pythagoras, Hippasos, and the Square Root of Two

Pythagoras, Hippasos, and the Square Root of Two | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Was Hippasus killed for proving the square root of 2 is irrational? DID he prove it? See the legend -> http://t.co/WlAcb7jdbF
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Mycenaean Linear B: Progressive Grammar and Vocabulary

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Comparison of the Western Greek alphabet with archaic and classical Etruscan variants. (Comparison of the Western Greek alphabet with archaic and classical Etruscan variants.
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Living Well, According To Some Of The Wisest People Who Ever Lived - Huffington Post

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Living Well, According To Some Of The Wisest People Who Ever Lived
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“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence," Aristotle wrote.
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Ancient artefacts found in melting snow - BBC News

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An Iron Age tunic is amongst the discoveries found under melting snow on Norwegian mountains. Other findings include Neolithic arrows and bow fragments, thought to be about 6000 years old.
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Conference celebrates ancient philosophy, Fine and Irwin - Cornell Chronicle

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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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Get ready for the rebirth of vanished species - Salon

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Get ready for the rebirth of vanished species
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But these efforts also recall ancient narratives like that of Noah's Ark and the miracle of resurrection.
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Mystery Deepends Over Ancient African Coins Discovered in ...

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Exploring the fringes of science and history. Caveat lector! ... Mystery Deepends Over Ancient African Coins Discovered in Northern Australia. Posted by Greg at 02:36, 03 Sep 2013. Ancient African Coins Found in Northern Australia (Image ...
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Scientists Rewrite Timeline of Ancient Egypt's First Dynasty | Archaeology | Sci-News.com

Scientists Rewrite Timeline of Ancient Egypt's First Dynasty | Archaeology | Sci-News.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
British archaeologists led by Dr Michael Dee have been able for the first time to set a robust timeline for the first eight kings of ancient Egypt.
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Striking Patterns: Skill for Forming Tools and Words Evolved Together | Science/AAAS | News

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Digging History: The latest 60 discoveries from the ancient world

From ancient tombs to newly discovered graves, from underwear of the Middle Ages to ancient Chinese warriors, by learning more about the past we learn more about ourselves.  (The latest 60 discoveries from #archaeolog; incl'g ancient tombs,...
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Wolfe '68 Translates Ancient Greek Epitaphs - Wesleyan Connection (blog)

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Wesleyan Connection (blog) Wolfe '68 Translates Ancient Greek Epitaphs Wesleyan Connection (blog) In his new collection Cut These Words into My Stone: Ancient Greek Epitaphs (Johns Hopkins University Press), Michael Wolfe '68 brings together his...
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Proof of ancient farming at Winnipeg Forks - CBC.ca

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Proof of ancient farming at Winnipeg Forks. 400,000 artifacts found at historic site including fragments of hoes, squash knives. CBC News. Posted: Aug 28, 2013 10:33 AM ET.
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