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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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Some years ago, we excavated a village of the Mediaeval Period, but after our last two campaigns now, we know that the human presence on the Inqitat dates back to a very ancient period: the Palaeolithic Period (60.000 years ago).
It has been argued in the article that geo-strategic location has always rendered Gwadar as an important port for a long time - from ancient period to the British rule over India.
Food is one of the fundamental needs of human lives, and from the ancient period till this ultra-modern tech-time people have invented different ways to prepare and customize food preparation.
He covers the entire range of sports and games in Indian history from the ancient period to contemporary times, writing with the flare of a cultural historian without dwelling on dull facts and figures.
These canyons also appear to represent evidence for an ancient period of tectonics.
Dr Abdul Samad while briefing media persons said that the step was aimed at to preserve ancient period archeological site, wherein excavation was done by archaeologistsm, a depth of over 44 feet.
That being said, Borys thinks art is a critical medium of being able to communicate the history from this ancient period.
The country's colorful history-from the ancient period of the Vietnamese of the Red River Delta (driven south by the Chinese) to the end of World War II-seems fuzzy and complicated.
"If you pull Jews out of the ancient period, if you are saying that ioudaios are not Jews but Judeans, that changes our whole history."
Similarly, they said more than 222 coins of ancient period, excavated from various archaeological sites, along with recovered 179 other coins, by Pakistan Army also showcased at the Museum.
The ancient period, encompassing the thousand years of Chinese governance, is summarised in 33 pages and followed by a very detailed narrative of 430 pages that spans the succession of indigenous dynasties from 939 to 1883 when the Harmand Treaty made an end to national independence.
Then there's the fossilized worm which researchers estimate dates back to a very ancient period, some 4 000 million years ago." These are the tales of Qacax's personal museum and he talks about it all with excitement.
Rebore (Saint Louis University) summarizes the ethical ideas of 23 philosophers and psychologists from the ancient period, the modern period, and mainly from the contemporary historical period, and applies them to educational leadership in order to offer insight on issues such as gender, cultural communication, and the ethics of nonverbal and verbal expressions of human communication.
The genetic materials researched in the study indicate two different populations: Jews who migrated to North Africa as a result of the expulsion from Spain and Portugal at the end of the 15th century, and also genes that date back to a more ancient period, over 2,000 years ago, when the first groups of Jews reached North Africa.
This comprehensive collection of articles presents a compelling argument that the great diversity of interpretation of biblical texts described in volume one of this series, the Ancient Period (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2003), continued in the medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation periods.