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Roman Gladiators: How They Compare to Modern Sporting Heroes

UPDATE!  This post was originally published on April 4th, 2013. American football season is in full swing and the players are back in the news for their behavior on and off the field. 1,339 more words

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Who On Earth Thought That the World Is Flat? >:(

It’s a common misconception that Ancient and especially Medieval People thought that the world was flat. That misconception came around in the 1800’s with histories written by authors like  John William Draper, Washington Irving, and Andrew Dickson White, In reality Ancient people realized that the earth was round. 416 more words

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Bon Appetit Wednesday! Popping Up Some Ancient Amaranth

Today’s recipe is for 5-Minute Amaranth Popcorn—a nutritional, gluten-free snack food to accompany a rousing ballgame or a family movie night. It’s so scrumptiously delicious it will fool even the most hard-core popcorn devotees! 807 more words

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Lioness Goddess of Memphis, Daughter of Ra, Consort of Ptah, mother of Nefertum.   19 more words

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The Shabaka Stone & Grand Unified Theorem

THE SHABAKA STONE AND THE GRAND UNIFIED THEOREM

The Shabaka Stone is a relic from the Nubian Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt incised with an important Egyptian religious text, the Memphite Theology.[1] It is a stone slab measuring 66 cm in height and 137 cm in width. 118 more words

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War Horse Part 3: The Assyrians

(A war horse being ridden by a cavalry archer, most likely to be an Assyrian warrior king.)

Legend states that the Assyrians were often, if not always, ruled by cruel kings. 462 more words

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