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Ancient Egypt: The beginning - Ancient Man and His First Civilizations

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Ancient world history: Interwoven history of all the world's original civilizations in chronological context and in book format: Egypt (RT @da13thsun: Ancient Egypt: The beginning - Ancient Man and His First Civilizations
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Egypt to me is the most fascinating civilization to learn about.

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International Relations in the Ancient and Modern Worlds - National Geographic

International Relations in the Ancient and Modern Worlds - National Geographic | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
National Geographic International Relations in the Ancient and Modern Worlds National Geographic The Dialogue of Civilizations conference sets out to examine the origins, developments, interactions, and declines of five great ancient civilizations...
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The Normans - Invaders and Settlers - Ancient Civilizations - YouTube

http://www.thehistoryexplorer.com/product/the-normans-invaders-and-settlers Of tough warrior stock, the Normans turned a toehold in northern France into one ...
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I never have heard of this civilization before.

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Archaeologists discover cemetery in Mexican city with clues to ancient ... - HeritageDaily

Archaeologists discover cemetery in Mexican city with clues to ancient ... - HeritageDaily | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
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Wow  more civilizations being discovered, this is why I don't think we'll ever fully understand history of our ancestors.

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Ancient Civilizations? Check Out These Mysterious Structures Found On The Bottom Of The Ocean Floor | Alternative

Ancient Civilizations? Check Out These Mysterious Structures Found On The Bottom Of The Ocean Floor | Alternative | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
In cultures all over the world, there are ancient stories about beautiful, prosperous cities that became submerged in the ocean and were never seen again. The most famous of these is the story of Atlantis, but there are many others.
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The fact that we are finding structures beneath water is surprisingly interesting to the point that perhaps they could have been built on a island and with time it began being submerged with rising water or erosion.

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'Early image of Jesus' found in the remains of ancient Egyptian tomb - Metro

'Early image of Jesus' found in the remains of ancient Egyptian tomb - Metro | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
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'Early image of Jesus' found in the remains of ancient Egyptian tomb
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We've seen images of Jesus on a pancake, pieces of toast and even bruises. This time Christ appears to have been found underground in an ancient Egyptian city.
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With this being here how is it that a civilization that didn't believe in God , have this placed on  tomb? Jesus was born long after the Egyptian civilization was done for.

 

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Kevin Kaatz's comment, May 5, 2014 1:10 PM
It is because the image dates to the 500s AD.
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Lost Civilizations: 12 Societies that Vanished in Mystery | WebEcoist

Lost Civilizations: 12 Societies that Vanished in Mystery | WebEcoist | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
What happened to the Indus Valley civilization, the Minoans or the Olmec of Mexico? Alien abduction? Maybe not, but it's still a mystery.
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I wonder if we'll ever truly know what happened to these civilizations? Maybe as the years go back and our technology advances we'll be able to decode what occurred to these ancient civilizations

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Archaeology adds another twist to Rome's foundation story by ageing it 100 years - The Conversation

Archaeology adds another twist to Rome's foundation story by ageing it 100 years - The Conversation | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
Archaeology adds another twist to Rome's foundation story by ageing it 100 years
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There were also Greek legends that the hero Aeneas escaped the fall of Troy and came to Italy, where his son or grandson founded Rome.
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Wow, so now Rome is pushed back 100 years more due to what archaeologist found out about a wall that channeled water.

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THE PERSIAN EMPIRE

For more information on the Great Empires of Mankind visit: http://www.greatmilitarybattles.com/
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The Persian Empire grew to be so big due to it's military, this is how we can understand today, that in order to maintain such a big empire one must have a strong military, in order to survive.

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8 Ways Roads Helped Rome Rule the Ancient World - History

8 Ways Roads Helped Rome Rule the Ancient World
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Roadways were the lifeblood of Ancient Rome. Over the course of 700 years, the Romans built more than 55,000 miles of paved highways throughout Europe—enough to encircle the globe.
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These roads seemed to have been able to keep ancient Rome alive allowing for trade to occur thus helping the economy. In addition to that, they would travel far more easily through these roads giving them that advantage.

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Rome's Lost City - Amazing Secrets of Herculaneum - Ancient Civilizations

http://www.thehistoryexplorer.com/product/romes-lost-city/ Witness one of the most terrifying events in ancient history; the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. R...
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I am simply amazed how Herculaneum was named right after Hercules to them became a God, so they built these small temple like structures to worship him in some way.

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Ancient Civilizations? Check Out These Mysterious Structures Found On The Bottom Of The Ocean Floor

Ancient Civilizations? Check Out These Mysterious Structures Found On The Bottom Of The Ocean Floor | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
In cultures all over the world, there are ancient stories about beautiful, prosperous cities that became submerged in the ocean and were never seen again. The most famous of these is the story of Atlantis, but there are many others ...
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BBC News | SOUTH ASIA | Lost city 'could rewrite history'

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The discovery of what is believed to be a 9,000 year-old city off the coast of India could radically reshape archaeologists' view of the ancient world.
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Seems like everyday something new is being discovered that alters our view on history.

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Hatshepsut - The Great Female Pharaoh

Hatshepsut was one of the most powerful women in the ancient world. She was not only a pharaoh but a living god. Her reign was noted for twenty years of peace and a fabled trade mission to the land of Punt.
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Why was her reign longer than most pharaohs? What did she do differently?

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Downfall of Roman Republic Caused by Concrete?

Downfall of Roman Republic Caused by Concrete? | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
Rise of concrete as a building material made politicians think like kings, says academic (Strong #concrete brought down the #AncientRoma empire??? Hmmm...
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That would make sense to why it made them feel like kings. If someone feels like they have all the power then they would try to rule on their own and cause disputes.

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Bronze age weather report solves some ancient mysteries : House ...

Bronze age weather report solves some ancient mysteries : House ... | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
... fitting the dates of other events more logically. “This new information would provide a better understanding of the role of the environment in the development and destruction of empires in the ancient Middle East,” he said.
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Just like in the old kingdom weather plays important roles in weather a civilization will strive or simply go down in history as lost.

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'Accidental' Siberian Mummies Part of Mysterious Ancient Arctic Civilization - International Business Times UK

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International Business Times UK 'Accidental' Siberian Mummies Part of Mysterious Ancient Arctic Civilization International Business Times UK Russian archaeologists are trying to discover the origins of a group of 800-year-old bodies found just 29...
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Well this is surprising, I didn't know there was an artic civilization.

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Secrets of the Ancient Empires The First Beliefs (History Documentary)

Secrets of the Ancient Empires - The First Beliefs (History Documentary) The bloody act of human sacrifice combined with bizarre ritualized acts formed the b...
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I think that sometimes the basis of a collapse is also because of the differences in each person's point of view whether it is religion or  not.

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'Secret' Ostia is bigger than Pompeii - The Local.it

'Secret' Ostia is bigger than Pompeii - The Local.it | Collapse of Civilizations | Scoop.it
'Secret' Ostia is bigger than Pompeii
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The findings, described as “exceptional”, also reveal how important Ostia was as a trading port, which was abandoned with the fall of Rome, in the first 200 years of the millennium.
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So after reading this I am wondering why they abandoned this city? Also the fact that this place is bigger than Pompeii kind of astonishes me.

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Fall of The Roman Empire...in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12 - YouTube

Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Cour...
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I would understand the fact that the Roman Empire would fall because it was getting too large and far away from a distance where no one can really protect those barriers.

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(6) Lost Treasures of the Ancient World - The Maya and The Aztec

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Historians seem to come up with so many reasons why the Mayan and Aztecs disappeared but there are Mayans still today that have survived in the rainforests

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