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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Anaxagoras - The Philosopher's Zone

Philosopher (500 BC – 428 BC) Anaxagoras was a Pre-Socratic Greek Philosopher who devised the cosmological concept of Nous or mind and the ordering force.
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Indus Script: The no script theory is a non starter - Centre Right India

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Rao et al's paper uses the Markov model, a statistical method to estimate the meaning of unknown symbols in the context of known symbols, as a computational tool for investigating ancient scripts. The results of this study ...
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Druid Thoughts: Paganism, Druidry and Religion - Patheos

Druid Thoughts: Paganism, Druidry and Religion - Patheos | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Can Druidry be reasonably called a religion, or is it more like a group of beliefs arguing under the same umbrella? What is the relationship between religion and spirituality? These are big questions, by anyone's standards.
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Indonesia cave reveals history of ancient tsunamis - Phys.org

Indonesia cave reveals history of ancient tsunamis - Phys.org | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In this Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 photo, a guide stands at the entrance of a cave which scientists said reveals history of ancient tsunamis in Lhong, Aceh province, Indonesia. ..... Phys.org™ 2003-2013, Science X network.
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Greek Revival - The Smart Set

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In English for the first time, Giacomo Leopardi's extraordinary 19th century diary Zibaldone is an unexpected window on the American relationship with the ancient world.
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Democritus And Atomic Theory

Describes of some of the motivations behind the development of the Atomist Doctrine by Democritus and his mentor Leucippus. TEXT Democritus and his mentor Le...
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Parmenides (ii, corollary) | Just Thomism

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That the mind knows being in the way that the eyes know color or shape, and yet there is the crucial difference that color and shape are a mixture of subject and object and so could not exist without subject.
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Raymond Tallis on Parmenides

Philosophy Bites: Raymond Tallis talks about the philosophy of Parmenides. Ex nihilo nihil fit.
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Ancient traditions: Why we make New Year resolutions - Phys.org

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Simulation helps unravel ancient Roman puzzle. 19 hours ago.
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Earth's Ancient Unstable Crust 'Dripped' Into Mantle - Headlines & Global News

Earth's Ancient Unstable Crust 'Dripped' Into Mantle - Headlines & Global News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Headlines & Global News Earth's Ancient Unstable Crust 'Dripped' Into Mantle Headlines & Global News Researcher's suggested the crust that formed during the Archean eon four billion years ago was incredibly dense; this composition caused pieces to...
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Online puzzle has world's codebreakers baffled - Irish Examiner

Online puzzle has world's codebreakers baffled - Irish Examiner | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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First employed by the ancient Greeks to warn of enemy advances, it has now taken digital form and is mostly used with image files.
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Researchers uncover how ancient artists used palace floor as a ...

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Her work at the Palace of Nestor builds on a long tradition in UC's McMicken College of Arts and Sciences since the remains of the site were first discovered in 1939 by UC archaeologist Carl Blegen. According to Egan ...
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Ancient mayan religion-Ancient Scripts: Maya | All electronic devices

Ancient mayan religion-Ancient Scripts: Maya | All electronic devices | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Maya civilization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ancient mayan religion Since Preclassic times the Maya conceived the Cosmos as a structure divided.
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zlesiswel - Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic: Empedocles ...

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Top prices for numismatic rarities at Numismatik Lanz - CoinWeek

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Top prices for numismatic rarities at Numismatik Lanz
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Recently, however, this Archaic work of art is associated with the coinage of tribes located in northern Greece instead. The extremely rare double siglos was called out for 24,000 euros.
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With This Shield | The Wandering King

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In ancient times, southern Italy and Sicily were known as 'Magna Graecia.' During the Archaic Period of Greek history (750 – 480 B.C.), the Greeks colonized so much of southern Italy and Sicily they considered it an extension ...
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Ancient Spider Rock Art Sparks Archaeological Mystery

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The rock panel, depicting spiders possibly trapping insects in their orb web, presents an archaeological mystery: Why did ancient people draw spiders when no other examples are known to exist elsewhere in Egypt or the entire Old World?
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si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes: Greek, German, onward ...

si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes: Greek, German, onward ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I've been practicing learning the Attic Greek alphabet, and I think I've got the basics down now.The first Greek word I learned is Ιλιον, "Ilion," the Greek word for "Troy." I've also been reading The Iliad in English, which has been ...
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Parmenides - Ancient Greek Shaman | Skeptiko

Parmenides - Ancient Greek Shaman | Skeptiko | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I'm starting this thread to find out if there is any interest in this topic. Background on Parmenides: Parmenides was (is?) an ancient greek...
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artefactphil: Parmenides' message

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Parmenides' message. τὸ γὰρ αὐτὸ νοεῖν ἐστίν τε καὶ εἶναι. (Frag. III) "For minding and being are the same." Namely, they are time, the time-clearing for all presencing and absencing, itself unchanging, unlocatable ...
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Discover the ancient wisdom and modern science behind kidney ...

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Discover the ancient wisdom and modern science behind kidney health. Winter is the season of the kidney according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is especially important to tend to these organs during this time.
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Long-lost biblical blue dye found in ancient textile - CBC.ca

Long-lost biblical blue dye found in ancient textile - CBC.ca | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Vancouver Sun Long-lost biblical blue dye found in ancient textile CBC.ca An Israeli researcher says she has identified a nearly 2,000-year-old textile that may contain a mysterious blue dye described in the Bible, one of the few remnants of the...
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Pompeii's Poor Ate Well, Ancient Remains of Human Waste Reveal - Nature World News

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Nature World News Pompeii's Poor Ate Well, Ancient Remains of Human Waste Reveal Nature World News After more than a decade spent excavating the homes, shops and businesses of a non-elite section of Pompeii, archaeologists say they've assembled a...
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17 of 53tet Arabic Pythagorean « Music & Techniques by Chris Vaisvil

17 of 53tet Arabic Pythagorean « Music & Techniques by Chris Vaisvil | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
17 out of 53-tET, Arabic Pythagorean scale, Safiyuddîn Al-Urmawî (Safi al-Din)(a tuning from the Scala archive) is a piano improvisation using my 17 edo piano layout. This piece was done for the fun of performance and ...
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