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ARCHAEOLOGY - Ancient ship to set sail again to Egypt

ARCHAEOLOGY - Ancient ship to set sail again to Egypt | History | Scoop.it
A ship that served both for trade and as a warship in the ancient city of Phaselis in the southern province of Antalya will be reconstructed by Akdeniz University

Via David Connolly
Kalah Atherton's insight:

An interesting project, recreating an ancient ship and actually using it. Have a read of this article and conscider the project these guys are undertaking and the magnitude of the experiment. Now, answer the following, remembering to take into conscideration all parts of the questions:

1) To what extent can historians benefit from this project? How will they benefit, what will the learn?

2) How important was trade and transport in Ancient times? How did trade especially benefit Ancient civilizations?

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Huge Gladiator School Found Buried in Austria

Huge Gladiator School Found Buried in Austria | History | Scoop.it
Nearly as big as two Walmarts, the "important" find boasted its own cemetery and amphitheater—and rivaled its counterparts in Rome, experts say.

Via Mrs Braddock
Kalah Atherton's insight:

How cool is this! A school for Gladiators has been uncovered in Austria, and it's MASSIVE! Have a read of this article, and consider how it would have been made, and what this discovery means for Historians.

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