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Throne of Motecuhzoma II (Article) -- Ancient History Encyclopedia

Throne of Motecuhzoma II (Article) -- Ancient History Encyclopedia | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
The magnificent stone monument variously referred to as the Monument of Sacred War, the Teocalli of Sacred War, the Temple Stone or, more simply, the throne of Motecuhzoma II, the Aztec king (tlatoani) who ruled at the ...
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The detail in the stone monument is so precise. I wonder what tools they used to carve into the stone. I also wonder how they made so much of their creations so perfect.

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The Death of Nerva - Ancient / Classical History - About.com

The Death of Nerva - Ancient / Classical History - About.com | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
On This Day in Ancient History - January 27. When the much-hated Emperor Domitian was assassinated, the conspirators asked Nerva to replace him. Nerva had come from a senatorial family from Narnia, in Umbria, and had ...
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This is a piece of ancient history that I never new about. I have never heard of Nerva before this article. Also I never knew the name Narnia was a real place.

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The Early Cosmos --New Discovery Shows Ancient "Cities" of ...

The Early Cosmos --New Discovery Shows Ancient "Cities" of ... | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
In the early cosmos, billions of years ago, galaxies resided in the equivalent of urban or country environments. Those that dwelled in crowded areas called clusters also experienced a kind of opulence, with lots of cold gas, ...
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It is interesting how old our universe is. There are continous amounts of clusteral galaxies throughout space, and they are considered dead.

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Ancient Roman Infanticide Didn't Spare Either Sex - Discovery News

Ancient Roman Infanticide Didn't Spare Either Sex - Discovery News | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Ancient Roman Infanticide Didn't Spare Either Sex
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A new look at a cache of baby bones discovered in Britain is altering assumptions about why ancient Romans committed infanticide.
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This article is disgusting because it talks about killing babies. It's disturbing how this was probably a methos that the ancient Romans did. I am curious as to why they probably committed in killing babies.

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Ancient Civilizations

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From the Greeks and Romans to the Aztecs and the Mayas, today's civilizations owe an immense debt to the powerful empires and mighty cities of antiquity.
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Many of the things that influence our lifestyles today, are based off new technologies and inventions introduced by all these ancient civilizations.

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