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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 Greek foreign minister, for his part, pointed to the status quo of Athens-Tehran relations, and said, "Expansion of relations with Iran in political, economic, cultural and social areas is highly important to Greece; given their ancient civilizations the two countries have a lot of capacities for mutual cooperation.
Further, Al-Neesh said there are solutions that could be adapted using modern information and technology systems to study methods of water conservation, environmental protection and preserving water quality that had been used by ancient civilizations.
The astronomical tables are expected to provide scholars with new insight in the study of ancient civilizations.
Thi-Qar, 375 km south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, is home to 1200 registered archeological sites, topped by Ur, the birthplace of the Prophet Abraham and a city that is mentioned as holy in the Old Testament and is considered one of the most ancient civilizations in the world.
With only the tiniest amount of research, strong evidence can be found of extraterrestrial influence dating thousands of years ago, of ancient civilizations, possibly more advanced than ours, archaeological discoveries that could have no other explanation.
Thematic Links: Ancient Civilizations Occupations--Ancient Egypt
Ali al-Assad, with his sculpture, aimed at achieving a historical work which maintains Syria's status as the cradle of ancient civilizations.
Above 400 representatives from various countries have attended the 7th World Forum Dialogue of Civilizations to review ways of resisting global crisis, as well as interactions between the world's rich and ancient civilizations.
Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilizations.
IN THE NAME OF HEAVEN: 3,000 YEARS OF RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION defines repressive actions used by authorities on their own people on religious grounds, and provides a history of ancient civilizations right up to modern times, moving around the world to cover Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Pacific.
Under the supervision of Artist Sakhr Hattar, As-Semsimyeh Symposium will stand witness to the dialogue among ancient civilizations and a sponsor of dialogue among contemporary civilizations.
The 96 titles are grouped around 16 social studies and science themes, such as ancient civilizations and the environment.
As Professor Kovach points out, ancient civilizations can fall due to many causes, including climate change, epidemics, foreign and civil wars, cultural and social decay, and agricultural and economic collapse.
He said his influences include science fiction and horror movies, primitive cultures of Africa and the Americas, ancient civilizations, art deco and automotive and aircraft design.
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