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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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The Acropolis Museum Presents Archaic Colors - Greek Reporter

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The Acropolis Museum Presents Archaic Colors Greek Reporter peploforos_front_0 Commencing July 31, the Acropolis Museum wants to conduct a research on its unique collection of archaic statues, which retain their colors more or less to a certain...
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Heraclitus vs. Parmenides: The Problem of Change | True Forms

Heraclitus vs. Parmenides: The Problem of Change | True Forms | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Parmenides: The Problem of Change. Like all philosophers who came after him, Plato constructed his philosophy in response to other philosophies. Plato built not only upon the thought of Socrates but also upon the theories ...
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EGYPT'S FAITH - Patheos (blog)

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During Jesus's lifetime, Philo was the towering giant of that Hellenistic world, the genius who integrated Greek philosophy into the Jewish world-view.
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Three steps for the devotee; listen, see and experience - The New Indian Express

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Three steps for the devotee; listen, see and experience The New Indian Express The scripture is truly an icon of the Sanatana Dharma, an ageless and valuable ancient discourse that has the potential to play a significant role in the alleviation of...
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Amartya Sen on Nalanda – Reviving an ancient Buddhist campus - University World News

Amartya Sen on Nalanda – Reviving an ancient Buddhist campus - University World News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Amartya Sen on Nalanda – Reviving an ancient Buddhist campus University World News Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, professor of economics and philosophy at Harvard and former master of Trinity College, Cambridge, was last year appointed as the first...
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Archaeologists put new and old finds together to reassemble ancient ...

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Professor Nicholas Conard and his excavation assistant Mohsen Zeidi today presented the new discovery and discussed its scientific importance, after which the find rejoined the permanent exhibit at MUT.
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Higher Perspective: 6,000 Year Old Cave Painting Depicts ...

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Recent findings by archaeologists stretching from Tennessee to the Mississippi, from the Kentucky line down to Alabama, have unearthed over 44 open air rock face paintings and 50 cave paintings ranging in age from 500 to ...
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Phoenician language is … | What is this ? - Top definitions

Phoenician is a Semitic language of the Canaanite subgroup; its closest living relative is Hebrew, to which it is very similar. The area where Phoenician was ...
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The Art of Magna Graecia. The Colombo Collection of the National ...

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... between the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century, the collection consists of very luxurious figurative vases and artifacts from tombs and sanctuaries on the conical side of Magna Graecia, ...
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Advaitic sages Sri Sankara and Goudpada declared the non du - SpeakingTree (blog)

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Advaitic sages Sri Sankara and Goudpada declared the non du SpeakingTree (blog) As one digs into the annals of the history of India one becomes aware of the fact that, Science was pursued in ancient India but only the philosophical aspect of it,...
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Slave to our thoughts - The Age (blog)

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Slave to our thoughts The Age (blog) "He told me he had been directly inspired by ancient Greek philosophy, particularly by a line from the Stoic philosopher Epictetus: 'Men are disturbed not by events but by their opinion about events.' "Ellis,...
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Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic: Empedocles ... - vncentral

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http://buspic.com/img/file13736384931.jpg Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic: Empedocles and Pythagorean Tradition English | 432 pages | ISBN-10: 0198150814 | PDF | 46.16 MB This is the first book to analyze ...
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Cave art reveals ancient secrets - Tullahoma News and Guardian

Cave art reveals ancient secrets - Tullahoma News and Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Tullahoma News and Guardian Cave art reveals ancient secrets Tullahoma News and Guardian Together they have studied over 100 pieces of open air and cave art from the Middle Archaic, Woodland and Mississippian periods of Native American history,...
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Bryn Mawr Classical Review: 2013.07.33

Bryn Mawr Classical Review: 2013.07.33 | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Alexander P. D. Mourelatos, '"The Light of Day by Night" nukti phaos, Said of the Moon in Parmenides B14' (25-58), deals with Parmenides frr. B14 and B15, i.e. the fragments where Parmenides seems to have discovered ...
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Fiala on ethics: Taking pity on weak, defenseless is important - Fresno Bee

Fiala on ethics: Taking pity on weak, defenseless is important - Fresno Bee | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Fiala on ethics: Taking pity on weak, defenseless is important
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Some ancient philosophers argued for vegetarianism and against animal cruelty along these lines.
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Confucius's descendants hope to revive family cuisine - China.org.cn

Confucius's descendants hope to revive family cuisine
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The descendants of ancient philosopher Confucius have been endeavoring to preserve and popularize the family's cuisine, as they believe his culinary thinking is largely ignored.
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When Knowledge Is Complete Maya Ceases to Exist - SpeakingTree (blog)

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When Knowledge Is Complete Maya Ceases to Exist
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“This universe is maya,” said our ancient rishis. This was because those who entered it faced nothing but sorrow and adversity.
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The Yukon Dodged Ice Age Glaciers to Become a Trove of Ancient ...

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By Claire Eamer. Alberta may have dinosaurs and British Columbia the Burgess Shale, but those aren't the only treasure troves of ancient life in Canada. The Yukon has its own spectacular collection of long-lost animals.
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Proto-Canaanite script found on Pithos : Archaeology News from ...

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Proto-Canaanite script found on Pithos. Article created on Thursday, ... Since this combination of letters has no meaning in known west-Semitic languages, the inscription's meaning is unknown. The archaeologists suspect the ...
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Israeli archaeologists have discovered earliest alphabetical written ...

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“Since this combination of letters has no meaning in known west-Semitic languages, the inscription's meaning is unknown.” “The inscription is not complete and probably ...
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88488808 130 Tarentine Horseman of Magna Graecia 430 190 BC

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430-190 BeABOUT THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATORNIC FIELDS started his career as a biochemist before joining the RoyalMarines. Having left the military, he went back to university and completed aBA and PhD in ...
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In the shadow of the epics - The Hindu

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In the shadow of the epics
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To put this in perspective, one must imagine thousands of folk in England showing up to listen to an eight-hour long rendition of a Homeric epic in ancient Greek.
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Interpreting the First Commandment: Philosophy or Prophecy - Algemeiner

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Interpreting the First Commandment: Philosophy or Prophecy Algemeiner The biblical covenant has the same literary structure as ancient near eastern political treaties, of which the oldest known are the “Stele of the Vultures” (before 2500 BCE),...
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Pamphlets on the Earthquake of 1580

On 6 April 1580, sometime around 6:00 PM, London was shaken by an earthquake. Contemporary accounts describe a relative short quake that damaged church steeples and chimneys, and caused the bells at Westminster to ring.
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