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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Pythagoras and His Theory of Reincarnation - Transcend

Pythagoras and His Theory of Reincarnation - Transcend | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Pythagoras and His Theory of Reincarnation. SCIENCE / SPIRITUALITY, 17 June 2013. by Igor Bukker - Pravda. The name of Pythagoras is known to all from school, but many people associate this name with a theorem in ...
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What's common between Ml Ashraf Ali Thanwi & the Greek ...

What's common between Ml Ashraf Ali Thanwi & the Greek ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
What's common between Ml Ashraf Ali Thanwi & the Greek Mathematician, Pythagoras? Not just the beard and the fact that both were mystics. But something more... http://theijtema.com/2013/04/11/thanwi-pythagoras/.
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Knowing the Pythagorean Theorem

Knowing the Pythagorean Theorem | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This guest post is by Sue VanHattum, who blogs at Math Mama Writes. She teaches math at Contra Costa College, a community college in the Bay Area, and is working on a book titled Playing With Math:...
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Why Learn Ancient Greek? » RUPERT WILLOUGHBY

Boys and girls grappling with the Greek alphabet should bear in mind that, but for the Greeks, it is doubtful that we would be able to write at all. The ancient Greeks improved on the system of symbols that they had learnt from ...
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Ancient Chinese tomb murals found

Ancient Chinese tomb murals found | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A colorful, well-preserved mural tomb, where a military commander and his wife were likely buried nearly 1,500 years ago, has been uncovered in China (Ancient Chinese tomb murals found http://t.co/BXZ1bLigV6...
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Ancient Siberians may have rarely hunted mammoths - Science News

Excavated mammoth bones from Siberia's Yana archaeological site suggest that people hunted mammoths mainly for ivory, which they used to make tools. Credit: Stanislav Remezov. Contrary to their hunting reputation, ...
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The Lost Fort: Neolithic Remains, Picts and Vikings

Orkney must have been a veritable centre of Neolithic buildings, from the intriguing stone settings to a settlement like Skara Brae - a village older than the pyramids which has become one of the main tourist attractions.
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Cindy Garcia's curator insight, October 12, 2013 7:11 AM

These are interesting photos from Gabriele C. Blog. She has taking photos in Orkney in a site of Neolithic buildings

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The claim I am making for them as being the "oldest" Canaanite inscriptions relates to the script they are written in. West Semitic anti-snake-spells are said to be found in an Egyptian pharaoh's tomb, written in hieroglyphs; but I ...
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Alphabet and Hieroglyphs - cryptcracker

Gordon J. Hamilton has theorized on the beginnings of the letters of the alphabet in The Origins of the West Semitic Alphabet in Egyptian Scripts (2006), 433 pages. He argues that all the letters of the alphabet derive from ...
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Peak Awareness Secrets of the Empedocles Meditation

Peak Awareness Secrets of the Empedocles Meditation | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Discover how to break free of mind delusions. Read on and learn how to use this deceptively simple practice to dramatically increase your awareness of what's really going on. It's common to find meditations that dive you ...
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The Ashtray: Hippasus of Metapontum (Part 3) - NYTimes.com

The Ashtray: Hippasus of Metapontum (Part 3) - NYTimes.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A third installment, in which it turns out that the confused postmodern term 'incommensurability' is really about intolerance.
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Language Log » “The world's oldest in-use writing system”?

The problem with this interesting article is that the proto-Sinaitic texts have still not actually been read satisfactorily, so the relationship between proto-Sinaitic and North-West Semitic scripts is not really established.
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Comparing Parmenides and the Atomists, The Nature of Reality | at ...

Comparing Parmenides and the Atomists, The Nature of Reality | at ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Comparing Parmenides and the Atomists, The Nature of Reality. Questioning the nature of reality is how philosophy came to be. Thales can be credited with beginning the process, by attempting to determine what everything ...
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There's something about 40 - The 40 days of Pythagoras, Greek Mathematician, Philosopher, Scientist & Mystic.

There's something about 40 - The 40 days of Pythagoras, Greek Mathematician, Philosopher, Scientist & Mystic. | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
As salaamu wa alay kum wa rahmatullahi wa barakath, The image on your left is of the Greek island, Samos. The place where one of the most famous mathematicians of the past, Pythagoras is believed t...
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The Faulty Logic of the 'Math Wars' - NYTimes.com

The Faulty Logic of the 'Math Wars' - NYTimes.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The “reform” strategy for teaching math that has taken American schools by storm lacks a claim to the progressive values that are its chief selling point.
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Oldest cave art discovered in US shows prehistoric southern living - Fox News

Oldest cave art discovered in US shows prehistoric southern living - Fox News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Oldest cave art discovered in US shows prehistoric southern living Fox News The oldest and most widespread collection of prehistoric cave and rock art in the United States has been found in and around Tennessee, according to a new paper in the...
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Druidcast - The Druid Podcast

EDIT_HERE (Episode 75 of the Order's DruidCast podcast is online and ready for you.... http://t.co/JPjJdE8rrX)
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Astronomy needs to 'enriched' with ancient science, says Kalam ...

Ujjain (MP), Jun 12 : Former President APJ Abdul Kalam said here today that modern astronomy needs to be linked with ancient science to "enrich" it. "Astronomy is a subject of inquisitiveness, whose attraction will continue unabated and it ...
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Hearing the Ancient Past | TDG - Science, Magick, Myth and History

We can visualise the ancient past thanks to a wealth of art, texts, and archaeological evidence; but what of its sounds? The music our ancestors played to celebrate spring, evoke battles and mythologies, and keep spirits high ...
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Empedocles is Born - WorldHistoryProject.org - Timelines.com

Empedocles is Born - WorldHistoryProject.org - Timelines.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Empedocles (Ancient Greek: Ἐμπεδοκλῆς; ca. 490–430 BC) was a Greek pre-Socratic philosopher and a citizen of Agrigentum, a Greek city in Sicily. Empedocles' philosophy is best known for being the origin of the cosmogenic theory of the ...
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Metapontum Amphitheatre Ruins - Virtual Globetrotting

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Metapontum Amphitheatre Ruins - Virtual Globetrotting.
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alphabet origins - cryptcracker

Around the fourteenth century B.C.E., a cuneiform alphabet was devised for writing West Semitic language on clay, but after a few hundred years this was ousted by the Phoenician linear alphabet (the stylized version of the ...
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Debra Cannon's curator insight, June 16, 2013 11:32 AM

As my grandson is learning to write, I enjoy thinking about the origins of the symbols we take for granted...

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The Probable Inventors of the First Alphabet:Semites Functioning as ...

The Probable Inventors of the First Alphabet:Semites Functioning as rather High Status Personnel in a Component of the Egyptian Apparatus - . Epigraphy. ... 2006 Origins of the West Semitic Alphabet in Egyptian Scripts.
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Pythagoras at Metapontum | Philosophical Garden

He gives the example of a visit to Metapontum, when he eagerly sought out the place where Pythagoras lived. Similarly (he says) in Athens there are many places that serve as reminders of distinguished individuals.
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The Egg Came First: Plato's Parmenides or How Progress Exists in ...

Plato's dialogue “Parmenides” is notoriously enigmatic. Viewing it through the proper (wide-angle) lens, however, it is quite readable and well worth the effort. In it, the philosopher critiques his own theory of ideas as he ...
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