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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Discovery of stone monument at El Perú-Waka' adds new chapter to ...

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Archaeologist tunneling beneath the main temple of the ancient Maya city of El Perú-Waka' in northern Guatemala have discovered an intricately carved stone monument with hieroglyphic text detailing the exploits of a little-known sixth-century...
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Jerusalem: Can Our Ancient Collaborations in Science Be Revived? - Huffington Post

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Ancient monument adds spicy twist to Maya 'Game of Thrones' saga - NBCNews.com (blog)

Ancient monument adds spicy twist to Maya 'Game of Thrones' saga - NBCNews.com (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient monument adds spicy twist to Maya 'Game of Thrones' saga
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Maya hieroglyphs on Stela 44, a monument at the El Peru-Waka archaeological site in Guatemala, refer to a Maya Snake queen known as Lady Ikoom.
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It is impossible to get Vedic Moksha by glorifying Gods and - SpeakingTree (blog)

It is impossible to get Vedic Moksha by glorifying Gods and - SpeakingTree (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
It is impossible to get Vedic Moksha by glorifying Gods and
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Thus the pure Santana Dharma or Vedic religion is no longer in existence in its ancient grandeur as it was prior to the Buddhism and Jainism.
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Man, Myth, Mathematician - Pythagoras of Samos - Genius

http://samos-magazine.nl - The story of Pythagoras is one of innovation, change, determination and sheer genius. As an accurate picture of his life emerges, ...
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Scientists Think Cavemen Painted While High on Hallucinogenic Drugs - Gizmodo

Scientists Think Cavemen Painted While High on Hallucinogenic Drugs - Gizmodo | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists Think Cavemen Painted While High on Hallucinogenic Drugs
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There's something undeniably surreal about early cave paintings, something otherworldly or even psychedelic.
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Fifteen Indian Inventions and Discoveries That Shaped the Modern World - Part 1 - Huffington Post UK (blog)

Fifteen Indian Inventions and Discoveries That Shaped the Modern World - Part 1 - Huffington Post UK (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Fifteen Indian Inventions and Discoveries That Shaped the Modern World - Part 1 Huffington Post UK (blog) Many scholars have pointed to significant Indian contributions to Ancient Greek philosophy, often portrayed as the foundation of human - and...
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Mummy teeth tell of ancient Egypt drought - NBCNews.com (blog)

Mummy teeth tell of ancient Egypt drought - NBCNews.com (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Mummy teeth tell of ancient Egypt drought NBCNews.com (blog) A chemical analysis of teeth enamel from Egyptian mummies reveals the Nile Valley grew increasingly arid from 5,500 to 1,500 B.C., the period including the growth and flourishing of...
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Ancient Philosophy: Pre-Socratics | True Forms

Ancient Philosophy: Pre-Socratics | True Forms | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
History of Western Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy, Pre-Socratics (based on Greg L. Bahnsen's lecture series). The Milesians: Problem of Matter. Central Question (s): What is the world made of? How do we account for unity in ...
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Inscription dates back to King David – but what does it say? - NBC ...

Inscription dates back to King David – but what does it say? - NBC ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The text is in the Canaanite language, which predates Israelite rule and the prevalence of Hebrew script. From left to right, the letters translate to M, Q, P, H, N, possibly L, and N.
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Did Jews or other Semites jump-start ancient Greek civilization ...

Did Jews or other Semites jump-start ancient Greek civilization ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I also noticed that the New Testament was written in Greek. Why were the Jews writing in Greek, I wondered, rather than their native language? Then I realized that the Greek alphabet was based on the Phoenician alphabet.
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An ancient breed is resurrected in great grain revival

An ancient breed is resurrected in great grain revival | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Using a combination of modern science and old-fashioned research, consulting early 19th-century agricultural journals and illustrations, Sorrells believes he has isolated the true red fife and is now growing it in Cornell fields ...
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Request for literature suggestions on ancient Greek mathematics ...

Request for literature suggestions on ancient Greek mathematics ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
So it seems prudent to focus on a few specific aspects of the topic, and for now I have in mind specifically the connections between mathematics and logic (and philosophy) in ancient Greece. More generally, our main interest ...
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What It Means to Be a Contemplative in the Middle of the World - Aleteia

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What It Means to Be a Contemplative in the Middle of the World
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the ancient Greek philosopher Anaxagoras considered. His answer: “To behold.” This strange, mystical utterance is echoed in the teachings of the Church Fathers, principally St.
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Indian Brain Breathing – The Ancient Tantric Science of Prophecy and Health - Guardian Express

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Indian Brain Breathing – The Ancient Tantric Science of Prophecy and Health
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Ancient science exists that can help one understand the deeper meaning in the cosmos by simply observing the patterning of one's own breath.
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Sigmund Freud “clearly saw Empedocles as a reincarnation of Moses”.

Posted by AMAIC at 9:26 PM. Labels: AMAIC, Australian Marian Academy of the Immaculate Conception, Baruch Zoroaster Heraclitus Sirach Azariah Seraiah, Ionian philosophers ancient philosophy Empedocles Elijah ...
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July 18, 1635: Robert Hooke – The Last Virtuoso of Silly Science - Scientific American (blog)

July 18, 1635: Robert Hooke – The Last Virtuoso of Silly Science Scientific American (blog) “The Virtuoso” was a comedy of great success, a tale about a strange philosopher – busy to explore, as he believed, the greatest secrets of nature: He...
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Ionia, Kolophon ANCIENT GREEK COIN SILVER ARCHAIC

Ionia, Kolophon ANCIENT GREEK COIN SILVER ARCHAIC | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ionia, Kolophon ANCIENT GREEK COIN SILVER ARCHAIC in Coins & Paper Money, Coins: Ancient, Greek (450 BC-100 AD) | eBay (Archaic Coin of Ionia, Kolophon:...
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Ancient crop to protect wheat - ScienceAlert

Ancient crop to protect wheat - ScienceAlert | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
ScienceAlert Ancient crop to protect wheat ScienceAlert The latest edition of Science which reported the University's collaborative research, also describes an American study identifying a different gene, Sr35 in a plant related to wheat and able...
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On Athens sea front, a hub of construction - Kathimerini

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On Athens sea front, a hub of construction
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A bustling construction site is a rare site in crisis-hit Greece. However, on ...
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An overview of the history of Cyprus - Neos Kosmos

An overview of the history of Cyprus - Neos Kosmos | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An overview of the history of Cyprus Neos Kosmos The new Greek settlers brought a new vigour to the flourishing culture of the island by establishing new towns and by introducing the Greek language, new techniques in metallurgy, new artistic styles...
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The Decipherment of the New 'Incised Jerusalem Pithos' - Epigraphy ...

The Decipherment of the New 'Incised Jerusalem Pithos' - Epigraphy ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The inscription is engraved in a proto-Canaanite / early Canaanite script of the eleventh-to-tenth centuries BCE, which pre-dates the Israelite rule and the prevalence of Hebrew script.” “Reading from left to right, the text contains a combination...
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BiblePlaces Blog: Earliest Alphabetic Inscription in Jerusalem ...

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The inscription is engraved in a proto-Canaanite / early Canaanite script of the eleventh-to-tenth centuries BCE, which pre-dates the Israelite rule and the prevalence of Hebrew script.
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Lock up your Daughters: Sex and Violence in Neolithic Europe, page 1

Lock up your Daughters: Sex and Violence in Neolithic Europe, page 1 | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This view was challenged in 2010 with the publications of the results of a major genetic study that compared DNA from Neolithic burials with modern populations. According to the results of Y-chromosomal examination almost ...
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Parched Jordan to tap ancient aquifer - Science News, Technology ...

Parched Jordan to tap ancient aquifer - Science News, Technology ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Jordan, one of the world's 10 driest countries, said it will start pumping water from a 300000-year-old southern aquifer on Thursday to the capital and other cities to help them meet high demand.
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