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a history of the ancient world

knowledge of some recent fact or event that has become so commonly known that it has lost its original pertinence

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The initiatives include: | The Literacy through Classics" programme in which Swansea students help local pupils with their literacy, using the ancient world as a subject.
Guests will visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in Bodrum, Turkey (the remains of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus), as well as the beautiful Greek islands of Syros and Kos.
Royal Patrons' Circle and Young Patrons' Circle Members will enjoy an exclusive preview of the new exhibition Maya: Secrets of Their Ancient World before it opens to the public.
Start the slideshow to know more about other ancient places where treasures have been found and where mystery continues to puzzle the world about the hidden treasures of the ancient world.
A HISTORY OF ANCIENT BRITAIN BBC2, 9pm Neil Oliver continues the story of how today's Britain and its people were forged over thousands of years of history and, in tonight's penultimate instalment, explores one of the most mysterious periods in our pre-history, a time that sees the building of vast stone circles, passage tombs and Stonehenge itself - some of the most glorious monuments of the ancient world.
On February 25, shoppers are being challenged to step into the ancient world with the help of the BBC's Hands on History team.
Lots of action, especially in the ancient world, and frightening challenges facing the hero will keep younger readers hooked.
WHEN people consider the achievements of the ancient world, they tend to think of the beautiful artefacts and architecture those societies left behind.
Whereas one thinks of a snapshot in the aorist tense, the individual snapshots that Sartre has gathered together provide instead a gerundive sense of the ancient world, illustrating the unity of the Greek world through its diversity and through time.
Cohick dispels frequent misconceptions concerning ancient women and analyzes gendered limitations in the ancient world, depicting what she believes the daily lives of ancient Christian women resembled.
Rothman, a Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology and founder of the Anthropology Department at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, said that all the discoveries prove that around 6,000 years ago the culture of Shengavit has spread over the ancient world.
Efes, located near the Aegean Sea, is one of the grandest and best-preserved ruins of the ancient world.
The Ancient World on the Victorian and Edwardian Stage
Most UAE students seem out of touch with ancient world history with a prevailing notion of the irrelevance of this field of study.
For two centuries the West has plundered the treasures of the ancient world - LOOT brings to life the methods, logic, and history of this plundering of museums and offers many important insights into cultural and social interactions in the arts.