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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet ...

Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Note A.S.: This is the first part of Dr. Anthony Alcock's translation of an intriguing text, the Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet. This text is preserved in a single Copto-Arabic paper manuscript in the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
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Evelyn J Lamb | Strumming the Lute of Pythagoras

Evelyn J Lamb | Strumming the Lute of Pythagoras | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Columbia College Chicago instructor Ann Hanson and two of her students generously shared artwork they made using the geometric figure the “Lute of Pythagoras.” A drawing by Joseph Koch incorporates the Lute of ...
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Pythagoras and his theory of reincarnation | Margotsweb's Blog

The name of Pythagoras is known to all from school, but many people associate this name with a theorem in geometry. Meanwhile, this ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician and mystic was the first man, who coined such ...
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Midnight Freemasons: Pythagorean Views of Divinity

A year afterwards, as a stranger was passing by this inn he saw the signs and said to the host, 'I am a Pythagorean; one of my brothers died here; tell me what I owe you on his account.” Edouard Schure, (Pythagoras and the Delphic Mysteries) ...
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Ancient trapped water explains Earth's first ice age - Science News

Tiny bubbles of water found in quartz grains in Australia may hold the key to understanding what caused the Earth's first ice age, say scientists.
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For what they were... we are: Sago trees were important in Neolithic ...

Sago trees were important in Neolithic Guangxi. What did SE Asians eat before the spread of rice farming? Xiaoyan Yang et al., Sago-Type Palms Were an Important Plant Food Prior to Rice in Southern Subtropical China.
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Thermophiles, humans share ancient machinery used in cell division

Thermophiles, humans share ancient machinery used in cell division. Mon, 06/10/2013 - 15:21 ... Bell is co-lead author on the paper that appears today in early online editions of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Jesus loves your downward dog - San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Jesus loves your downward dog - San Francisco Chronicle (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Jesus loves your downward dog
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It is my guess that these fine, terrified people are not at all studied in matters of yoga or ancient philosophy.
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Synoptic excursus of ancient greek concept of mind from thales to the stoics

Internatinoal Journals Call for paper: http://www.iiste.org/Journals

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Zeno's Paradox - Numberphile

Zeno's Paradox - Numberphile | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Dr James Grime is back and talking about tortoises. In many ways this video follows on from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFNjA9LOPsg and then http://www.yo...
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Stone Age

Stone Age | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Paleolithic Age to the Neolithic Age (From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers)
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Headed for the Sky

  Jun 11, 2013 In parts of the Amazonian rainforest, traditional costume included a headdress consisting of a circular arrangement of feathers.
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Burial Practices of the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Ireland

Burial Practices of the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Ireland | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeology, the study of the past through material remains. Archaeology finds the pieces of the great puzzles of our past as a human race, and then evaluates what those pieces mean.
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Coins, Historical Medals & Paper Money #64 Catalog - Morton ...

450 BC, ear of barley, rev., facing head of bull with horns turned down, 0.35g (Noe p. 106, 346.2), toned, about extremely fine and rare [ex Hugh Griffin collection]. View additional info ». *Italy, Lucania, Metapontum, stater, 4th cent.
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“The Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet” – part 5 of translation from ...

June 1st, 2013 by Roger Pearse. Dr Anthony Alcock has kindly sent me the fifth and final part of his translation of the 14th century Coptic text, “The mysteries of the Greek alphabet”. It's here: alphabet_alcock5 (PDF).
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“Parmenides proposed, because if Being were not one, then… |

“Parmenides proposed, because if Being were not one, then there must be something to divide it. But to be divided, there must be something other than Being to be divided by, which would suggest there to be something other ...
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A Tension in My Thinking: Hume Meets Parmenides - Maverick ...

I recently wrote the following (emphasis added): According to David Hume, "Whatever we conceive as existent, we can also conceive as non-existent." (Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion) I've long believed Hume to be ...
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Gentle Buddhism: Wise Words From Heraclitus

Gentle Buddhism: Wise Words From Heraclitus | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Wise Words From Heraclitus. Nothing endures but change. You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you. The road up and the road down is the same. It is in changing that things find ...
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Tai Chi, Surfing, and the Philosophy of Water - Huffington Post

Tai Chi, Surfing, and the Philosophy of Water - Huffington Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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This influence is the ancient Chinese philosophy of Taoism, and its younger, Japanese derivative, Zen. Taoists believe there is an intelligent, guiding force, Tao, permeating the universe.
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Heraclitus on the unity of opposites - Electronic Philosopher

To: Ruy R. From: Geoffrey Klempner Subject: Heraclitus on the unity of opposites. Date: 19th March 2010 13:09. Dear Ruy, Thank you for your email of 13 March, with your essay for the University of London Plato and the ...
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SANSKRIT LANGUAGE - SpeakingTree (blog)

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SANSKRIT LANGUAGE
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Sanskrit is the language of ancient India and of Vedic philosophy and its civilization. It is a perfect language, which also invokes the spiritual vibration of which it speaks.
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Gobekli Tepe

Göbekli Tepe Turkish: [ɡøbe̞kli te̞pɛ][2] ("Potbelly Hill"[3]) is a Neolithic hilltop sanctuary erected at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern An...
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8000 years older than pyramids ! Gobekli Tepe, Human's First yet Known Temple in Northern Kurdistan

8000 years older than pyramids ! Gobekli Tepe, Human's First yet Known Temple in Northern Kurdistan | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Gobekli Tepe ( Kurdish: Girê Navokê) is a hilltop sanctuary built on the highest point of an elongated mountain ridge about 15 km northeast of the Kurdish to...
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DEMOCRATISATION OF GREEK SOCIETY DURING THE ARCHAIC ERA?

DEMOCRATISATION OF GREEK SOCIETY DURING THE ARCHAIC ERA? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In the modern scholarship of the Ancient Greek history there is a well known and well established conception of an universal democratisation of Greek society during the Archaic and Early Classical periods.
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