Ancient Origins of Science
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Ancient rolled scrolls readable thanks to new tech - Science Blog

Ancient rolled scrolls readable thanks to new tech - Science Blog | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Pioneering X-ray technology is making it possible to read fragile rolled-up historical documents for the first time in centuries. Old parchment is often.
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Strange Characters - Wall Street Journal

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Kober's analysis led Ventris to deduce that the language of the tablets must be an archaic form of Greek.
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Jaron Lanier takes a hard look at the wired world - Los Angeles Times

Jaron Lanier takes a hard look at the wired world - Los Angeles Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Los Angeles Times Jaron Lanier takes a hard look at the wired world Los Angeles Times He's sitting in his home in Berkeley, in an office crammed with musical instruments: guitars, a harp and many that are less recognizable (he has a fondness for...
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Why Humans Took Up Farming: They Like To Own Stuff : NPR

Why Humans Took Up Farming: They Like To Own Stuff : NPR | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The appeal of owning your own property — and all the private goods that came with it — may have convinced nomadic humans to settle down and take up farming. So says a new study that tried to puzzle out why early farmers bothered with agriculture.
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Bulldozed Belize Mayan site: the latest in a litany of heritage disasters - The Guardian

Bulldozed Belize Mayan site: the latest in a litany of heritage disasters - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Guardian Bulldozed Belize Mayan site: the latest in a litany of heritage disasters The Guardian Penny was fined £10,000 and had to pay £38,000 for restoration work to the monument, considered one of Britain's most important Neolithic sites,...
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The oddest English spellings, part 20: The letter “y” - OUPblog (blog)

The oddest English spellings, part 20: The letter “y” - OUPblog (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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The oddest English spellings, part 20: The letter “y”
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Another luxury (luksury), or rather a great nuisance, is the letter y.
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Fossils point to ancient ape-monkey split - Science News

Fossils point to ancient ape-monkey split - Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
National Science Foundation Fossils point to ancient ape-monkey split Science News Previous studies using living primates' DNA suggested that ancient apes and Old World monkeys parted from a common ancestor between 25 million and 30 million years...
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Dogma costs Islam innovative edge - Asia Times Online

Dogma costs Islam innovative edge Asia Times Online Dionysius of Halicarnassus wrote that "history is philosophy through paradigm", [1] while Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel in his Philosophy of History lectures said philosophy can view history as a...
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Stone Age skull-smashers spark a cultural mystery - life - 16 August 2012 - New Scientist

Stone Age skull-smashers spark a cultural mystery - life - 16 August 2012 - New Scientist | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A cache of Neolithic skulls unearthed in Syria had been exhumed, separated from their bodies, had their faces smashed in and been reburied. But why?
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Water Trapped For 1.5 Billion Years Could Hold Ancient Life : NPR

Water Trapped For 1.5 Billion Years Could Hold Ancient Life : NPR | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered water that was sealed in Canadian bedrock for nearly half of Earth's history. It may contain the descendants of ancient microbes.
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Samaras sees Greece as crucial link between Europe and China - EnetEnglish

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Samaras sees Greece as crucial link between Europe and China
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Was Lao Tzu, or Lao Tse, a parallel to Pythagoras or to Heraclitus?
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King Arthur and the quest for the ancient bones - Channel 4 News

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Druid leader King Arthur Pendragon's second legal bid to prevent English Heritage displaying ancient bones found at Stonehenge may have been unsuccessful, but he tells Katie Razzall he will fight on.
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Ancient seabird bones reveal human effects on ocean food chain - Science Recorder

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Researchers from Michigan State University say that the bones of endangered Hawaiian petrels reveal changes in the open-ocean food chain.
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Site provides clearer picture of China's past - China Daily

Site provides clearer picture of China's past - China Daily | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Site provides clearer picture of China's past China Daily New archaeological discoveries in Yuyao city, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, provide a clearer picture of life in China's Neolithic age and confirm that the nation originated the...
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The Minoans were Caucasian: DNA debunks longstanding theory that Europe's ... - Daily Mail

The Minoans were Caucasian: DNA debunks longstanding theory that Europe's ... - Daily Mail | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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How the World's Most Difficult Code Was Cracked - Publishers Weekly - Publishers Weekly

How the World's Most Difficult Code Was Cracked - Publishers Weekly - Publishers Weekly | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal How the World's Most Difficult Code Was Cracked - Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly Linear B, he discovered, recorded a very early dialect of Greek, spoken centuries before Hellenic peoples were believed to have existed, and...
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Scientists Confirm Gobekli Tepe Was Buried On Purpose in Ancient Times | Beyond Science

Scientists Confirm Gobekli Tepe Was Buried On Purpose in Ancient Times | Beyond Science | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Located in Southeastern Turkey is one of the most important archaeological discoveries ever made. Gobekli Tepe is the name of the site and it is the oldest place of worship ever found.
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The Archaeology News Network: Early Greek states beyond the 'polis'

The Archaeology News Network: Early Greek states beyond the 'polis' | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
BC) to the Archaic period (6th c. BC) where complex communal practices would be examined within a wider social context and, more importantly, beyond the structure of the Greek polis. This is the aim of Beyond the polis, ...
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Visionary historian will be sadly missed - Swindon Advertiser

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Swindon Advertiser Visionary historian will be sadly missed Swindon Advertiser He believed the hill was the resting place of a neolithic princess, that Stonehenge was a navigational aid and that the Avebury stones once formed a huge amphitheatre of...
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Promoting-science,-promoting-democracy - Al-Ahram Weekly

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The-values-of-science--mdash;-inquisitiveness,-openness,-rationality-and-logic--mdash;-are-also-guarantees-of-a-tolerant,-democratic-society,-writes-Ismail-Serageldin-
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Geza Vermes obituary - The Guardian

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In 1947, an Arab shepherd had chanced upon the first scrolls – texts written in ancient Hebrew and its sister language Aramaic – in a cave in the cliffs along the north-west shore of the Dead Sea.
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The world's most sleep-starved students

The world's most sleep-starved students | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Sleep deprivation is a significant hidden factor in the underachievement of school pupils, according to a global study.
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Ancient water found in Canadian mine

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Scientists say 1.5-billion-year-old water drilled from rock in a North American mine is the most ancient yet found on Earth.
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the Enochian Communications System of the Pythagorean Order of Death

for more videos about the "Enochian System" invented by John Dee and used by the Golden Dawn: http://www.benpadiah.com/GOD/pages/Dee.html for further researc...
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Voyage Into Ancient China's Bronzes - The Epoch Times

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"In China, very early, bronze was used to make ritual objects for sacrifices to the heavens, the notion of ritual is a heritage from Neolithic man.
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