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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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11 - All You Need is Love, and Five Other Things: Empedocles | History of Philosophy without any gaps

11 - All You Need is Love, and Five Other Things: Empedocles | History of Philosophy without any gaps | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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What is your favorite proof of the Pythagorean Theorem?

What is your favorite proof of the Pythagorean Theorem? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Rakshith Kunchum's answer: Area of the entire square = (a+b)^2
Area of all the triangles = 4*\frac{1}{2}*a*b = 2ab.
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Killer entrance suspected in mystery of unusually large group of carnivores in ancient cave

Killer entrance suspected in mystery of unusually large group of carnivores in ancient cave | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An assortment of saber-toothed cats, hyenas, an extinct 'bear-dog', ancestors of the red panda and several other carnivores died under unusual circumstances in a Spanish cave near Madrid approximately 9-10 million years ago.
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What is Pi? - LiveScience.com

What is Pi? - LiveScience.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
What is Pi?
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Pi (π), the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet, is used to represent the most widely known mathematical constant. By definition, pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.
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Solved: riddle of ancient Nile kingdom’s longevity | The University of Manchester

Solved: riddle of ancient Nile kingdom’s longevity | The University of Manchester | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
#neolithic Solved: riddle of ancient Nile kingdom's longevity - University of Manchester: University of Manche... http://t.co/Psw8pR6892
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Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt

Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I'll bet you that archaeologist Betsy Bryan's perspective on reality-show behavior is a little longer than most.
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Robot Discovers 2,000-Year-Old Burial Chambers

Robot Discovers 2,000-Year-Old Burial Chambers | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A small robot has uncovered three 2,000-year-old chambers under an ancient temple in Mexico, archaeologists from the National Anthropology and History Institute announced this week.
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The two-way learning - Hindustan Times

The two-way learning - Hindustan Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The two-way learning Hindustan Times Around the 6th century BC, there was an upsurge of saints: Buddha and Mahavir in India, Zoroaster in Unan, Confucius in China, Pythagoras in Greece, Druids in England, and others who advocated one and the same...
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Basic Philosophy of Numeration and Number - Pythagorean Theory of Number - Manly P Hall - 1

Basic Philosophy of Numeration and Number - Pythagorean Theory of Number...: http://t.co/SAGvqrt2cu via @youtube #Lecture
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Ancient Europeans mysteriously vanished 4,500 years ago

Ancient Europeans mysteriously vanished 4,500 years ago | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The genetic lineage of Europe mysteriously transformed about 4,500 years ago, new research suggests.
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Ain Ghazal #figurine #Jordan #Neolithic @britishmuseum
i_vg's photo on Instagram (Ain Ghazal #figurine #Jordan #Neolithic @britishmuseum http://t.co/dvyGLfcSrh)
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History

History | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Neolithic stone mask - c. 7000 BC, probably the oldest mask in the world (Neolithic stone mask - c.
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Monsters

Monsters | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Today I'm going to discuss axioms. From Wikipedia: An axiom, or postulate, is a premise or starting point of reasoning. As classically conceived, an axiom is a premise so evident as to be accepted ...
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Greek 102: Review Session: Part 1 – The Alphabet | The Chronicle Watch

Greek 102: Review Session: Part 1 – The Alphabet | The Chronicle Watch | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Greek 102: Review Session: Part 1 – The Alphabet http://t.co/UqAVgzftRS
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Robot finds mysterious spheres in ancient temple

Robot finds mysterious spheres in ancient temple | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
By Rossella Lorenzi, Discovery.com Hundreds of mysterious spheres lie beneath the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, an ancient six-level step pyramid just 30 miles from Mexico City.
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Parmenides: Ten Fragments | Steven Schroeder

9. Since all has now been named light and night and according to the power of each they have been assigned to this or that, all is full at the same time of light and dark night – both are equal, because nothing of the other ...
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Microbe feast clue to smell of ancient earth - Science Blog

Microbe feast clue to smell of ancient earth - Science Blog | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Tiny 1900 million-year-old fossils from rocks around Lake Superior, Canada, give the first ever snapshot of organisms eating each other and suggest what the.
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What is LOGOS according to Heraclitus of Ephesus (c. 535 – c. 475 BCE)

What is LOGOS according to Heraclitus of Ephesus (c. 535 – c. 475 BCE) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Heraclitus was a native of the Greek city Ephesus, Ionia, on the coast of Asia Minor. Little is known about his early life and education, but he regarded himself as self-taught by a process of “ope...
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Ancient times tattooing

Ancient times tattooing (Ancient times tattooing:
Tattooing has been a Eurasian practice since Neolithic times. "Ötzi the Iceman", dat...
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Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute - The Guardian

Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute
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The statues, an archaic-era Greek youth and a Roman-era copy of a classical athlete, were to be the centrepiece of an exhibition entitled Olympic Games: Past and Present.
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The Middle Neolithic Population Upheaval - Stonehenge Thoughts

The Middle Neolithic Population Upheaval - Stonehenge Thoughts | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Some interesting info on the BBC web site recently -- apparently there is a move towards the idea that there was a major population surge across western Europe in the Middle Neolithic. Obviously this has a bearing on our ...
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Fossil of "most ancient" monkey of Americas found in Panama Canal

Fossil of "most ancient" monkey of Americas found in Panama Canal | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Panama City, Apr 27 (EFE).- The fossilized remains of the "most ancient" long-tailed monkey of the Americas, dating back some 20 million years, is the latest discovery to be announced by of a group of scientists who spent several years analyzing...
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The Numa Tradition for Today - Patheos - Patheos (blog)

The Numa Tradition for Today - Patheos - Patheos (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Numa Tradition for Today - Patheos Patheos (blog) With the priesthoods that Numa established, we also see in the style of their clothing and in the implements they use a reflection of an archaic period, which again attributes these priesthoods...
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Pythagoras Practise

Pythagoras Practise | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Pythagoras Practise is a maths activity ideal for use with an interactive whiteboard. (Pythagoras Practise http://t.co/OLBWAZ3BYd)
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Roger Pearse

Roger Pearse | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Thoughts on Antiquity, Patristics, putting things online, freedom of speech, information access, and more
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