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Ancient History

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Ancient history covers the period up to 500 CE, after which the Medieval period begins. There are subdivisions of the Ancient period, and technically speaking, it begins with alphabetic writing from about 8th century BCE onwards. However, earlier periods can conveniently be dealt with under this heading.
Italy in the early days was inhabited by different ethnic groups. There were at least 35 different groups. One geographic element which affected them was the features of the terrain. The people who lived on the mountains tended to have more of a pastoral life. The lives of the peoples who lived on...
Historical concensis changes over time. Perspectives change as more  information is uncovered, or seen in a new light.
The area along the Tiber was a good place to settle because it had villages near the river, the rolling land had rich soil that was good for farming, and it also had natural resources such as wood and stone for building. The inland location and hilly country protected settlers of Rome from enemies.
You could say that the Romans had slaves since they came into existence. Slavery is as old as mankind and every civilization, both ancient and modern had slaves. The Romans along with other ancient peoples had a slave based economy and many aspects of civilization are due to not only a slave's...
The Kings of Egypt were not called Pharaohs by the ancient  Egyptians. This word was used by the Greeks and Hebrews, and today  is commonly used for the ancient Kings of Egypt. We really do not  know how many kings ruled in Egypt, for at times in its ancient  past the country was split up, and...
yes taj mahal is a wonder of seven wonders.
Egyptians traded for ALOT of things.. gold , turquoise papyrus ( a type of plant used to make paper-like substances ex- small boats , baskets , and of course paper. ) and copper.
The Greek who wrote about the Persian was was Herodotus in 'The Histories'. Also Thoukydides wrote about this war.
Plutarch was 74 when he died (46-120). During his long lifetime there were many emperors: Claudius (reigned 41-54), Nero (54-68), Galba (68-69), Otho (69), Vitellius (69), Vespasian (69-79), Titus (79-81), Domitian (81-96),Nerva (96-98), Trajan (98-117) and Hadrian (117-138).
Cleopatra basically did, but she was also helped by A man. She did rule an army of men in her position. She was a ruler, because she killed her brother. So yes she was a ruler, I'm pretty sure, but look it up incase.
The Ancient Greeks called the Earth 'Gaia'.
Columns; refer to Parthenon
The rich owned estates and traded. The poorer had small subsistencefarms.
Very rich people who could afford the cost of learning to write.
 Life in modern Egypt is both modern and traditional. In the big  cities, such as Cairo, you will see people wearing jeans and  sneakers as well as more traditional dress. Clothing in Egypt is  generally conservative because followers of Islam obey rules that  require shoulders and knees of...
a sun centered solar system
Roman (civil) law was at the time at the basis of most legislation  in Europe. Although the US Constitution itself is largely based on  the ideas of Montesquieu and other Enlightenment thinkers, the  Founding fathers (at least those who had studied Law) would be  heavily influenced by the...
It was Cleopatra. In actual fact, this was a  power play on Cleopatra's part. She became the lover of the most  powerful man in Rome to avert the possibility of a Roman invasion  of Egypt. The affair was also an alliance between Egypt and the man  who dominated Roman politics. Had the Romans...
Jeroboam was the first king of the rebellious northern tribes, not the kingdom. Israel, as opposed to Judah, was the kingdom, and there were nine tribes that comprised the Kingdom of Israel. (Zebulun, Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, Dan, Manasseh, Ephraim, Reuben and Gad.)
I know they removed the brain from the nose but the rest of the organs were just taken out through a surgical cut
The Small Roman Theater was situated within the city walls. The  remains of scene, semicircular orchestra and tired section for the  audience have partly been reconstructed. Below the theater is the  building of the one-time German Royal Gymnasium, which in 1930  became the Archaeological Museum...
The pyramids were lavish tombs for their deceased pharaohs. They  wanted to be sure that their kings were traveling safely to the  afterlife.
the reason is because it helped cure sicknesses and disorders, and was very expensive. people all around the world now use these ancient ways
The LAtin word for sound and noise is sonitus. There was not a word  for sonars. The Romans did not have sonar. It was invented in the  1930s. Additionally, SONAR isn't a word, it's an acronym: SOund  Navigation And Ranging.
The first tyrannical ruler Rome had was Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, the last king of Rome. He was deposed in a rebellion because of his tyranny. The Romans decided to do away with the monarchy to prevent the return of tyranny and established the Roman Republic. During the period of the Roman...
He died by the 3 king killed him
Lighthouses were a great help for Roman shipping or any other Mediterranean shipping for that matter. As storms would frequently occur, the lighthouses gave sailors a direction as to where a port was located. In calm weather, the lighthouses acted as a nautical roadmap, as every experienced captain...
There were many Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, although rule by queens  was less common. The modern kingdoms of Egypt (1805 through 1953)  had thirteen rulers, all of them male.
people had to pay more for they things because interrupt trading on the medditerrian sea
It can hold up to 6,893 people,because there are 6,893 seats.
Cyrus the Great and Darius the Great.
It's dangerous because because it's too long and their are burglars so they traveled in caravans. ( small groups )
He is god of Shepherd's and flocks.
After 50 years of warfare trying to enforce peace amongst the Greek  city-states, the Persians agreed in 449 BCE to peace and left the  Greek cities to go back to destroying each other, and turned their  full attention to maintaining peace and prosperity within their  empire. They intervened 60...
The patricians had the right to vote, as did the plebeians and  equites and all the Roman citizens of the first class. Rome was a  republic and all citizens could vote, depending on their class of  citizenship. As far as becoming consul, anyone could run for the  office providing he had...
Some of the Italian city states that controlled trade in the 1200's  were Venice, Florence, Milan, and Siena.
Provinces, each one having a governor, Examples are: Italia,  Noricum, Britannia, Judea, Thracia, Galia, Dacia (which was  abandoned in the 3rd century). THese governors were answerable  driectly to the emperor.
The easiest way was from the hoofs of animals.
Construction, as well as chopstics and baskets. Household articles  and weapons, as writing materials. Take your pic.
The ever greatest pyramid in the world is pyramid of giza which has  been 146 metres which is 479 feet tall.
Alexander wanted to fulfill a wish for Diogenes and asked him what  he desired.
"If I already wasn't Alexander, I would want to be Diogenes". To  which Diogenes answered: "If I already wasn't Diogenes, I would  want to be Diogenes".
A console was the highest elected political office of the Roman Republic, and the consulship was considered the highest level of the cursus honorum. Each year, 2 Consol's were elected together, to serve for a one-year term.....so in Rome they are still ruled by Consol's!
Rome's ancient history goes back to 753 BC
Pythagoras thought of triangles and a system of them in mathematics, he would take in people and teach them, they had their own "secret society" and did not explain information with outsiders. I'm not sure if information explaining their belief in universe exists but I could be wrong.
Ancient greece and classical greece
Heinrich Sliemann in the mid late 19th century.
They felt that Cleopatra's father, Ptolemy XII, did not have a legitimate claim or right to the throne.
From about 330 when Constantinius founded Constantinopolis to 1453  ad when the Ottoman Turks seized the capital (the had already taken  the rest of the empire). One could also date the Byzantine EMpire  back to the founding of the ROMAN empire in 22 BC, so around 1500  years.
There was not an official end for the western  part of the Roman Empire. Historians have set 476 as a conventional  date for its fall, but there are some historians who disagree with  this. This was the year when the last emperor of the west, Romulus  Augustus, was deposed by Odoacer, a Germanic...
Skilled workers such as physicians and craftspersons made up the middle class. Craftspersons made and sold jewelry, pottery, papyrus products, tools, and other useful things.
The climate of Ancient Egypt is hot desert climate.
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None. No mummy has ever been found in any of the Giza pyramids.
He is remembered for taking over the government.July is named after him.He was a high priest.He reorganized the army..He suggested new laws, which were approved
Atum has no real symbol that is primarily for him. Symbols used by Atum are shared by many other Gods, and can range from animals such as the snake, mongoose, scarab, baboon and lion, to different variations of the solar disk. He is usually just displayed as a man wearing the united crowns of...
You need to specify whose overthrow you are referring to if you  want to make it possible to answer your question. I will assume  that you are referring the overthrow of the last king of Rome. The  Romans decided to do away with the monarchy to prevent the return  of tyranny and established the...
Roman Coliseum, in short was used for blood sport dedicating the  lives sacrificed to the gods. Imagine any sport resulting in death.  The romans did it first.
In Judaism, the earliest manuscripts were the prophetic books thatwere written by the prophets themselves. At the death of each ofthe prophets, the original manuscript was deposited with theSanhedrin, which was the high court of Torah-sages in the Templepremises. This is why the first Torah-scroll,...
The emperor of Rome live many centuries ago so even if he lived to  be an old man, he would not have lived until today. No man has  lived to be 1,800 years old.
The emperor Nero committed suicide in 68 AD, so he died during the  first century AD.
The eastern and western parts of the Roman Empire were not  separate. They were two units of the same empire. The terms Eastern  Roman Empire and Western Roman Empire have been coined by  historians. The Romans did not use them. The political difference  between these parts of the empire...
The area of the Sahara had already long been a desert by 2000 BCE.  Lack of precipitation and a rise in temperature had dried up the  area by 3400 BCE.
Queen Nefertiti brought back the old religion.
The Flavian Amfitheater as the building was called by the romans  (and it was commisioned by the emperor Vespesianus and completed  under his son Titus in the 70s ad) was not attacked, it has been  scavenged over the centuries for building materials and also  subjected to several earth quakes
Iusaaset was the Egyptian grandmother goddess. I have been trying to find this answer myself, with no luck. I hope you find what you need soon. sincerely, Anonymus
The Indians invented 0, then Islamic Arabs brought it to the west.
This is a very complex matter, but I'll try to give you a brief  answer. Ancient Greek Cities-States where a very small town or city  with its around territory part of them. Greeks would speak the same  language (in many dialects), have same religion, customs and  bloodline but were very...
because people didn't have any land so they went to the nearest land owner and asked if they can live off his land he would say yes but you must give him half your food monthly and that was simple
The Greek city-states within the Persian Empire in Asia Minor were  restive, and two of their mother-cities in Mainland Greece, Eretria  and Athens, provided military support to them. During this in 498  BCE, forces from the two cities over-reached by burning down  Sardis, the Persian provincial...
one can be that an agricultural farmer will have a less-varied diet than a hunter-gatherer, therefore he will die or get sick faster than a person in a hunter-gatherer society
It sort of ended when Mexico lost the war under their dictator  Santa Anna a the hands of the US. The US the took California and  the areas now known as Arizona and New Mexico and gave the rest  back to Mexico so they could still be an independent nation.
many girls stayed with there mother until they were old enough to marry and boys went of to military school at the age of 7 years. This only applies to Sparta. In Athens Girls stayed home to help their mother and boys of rich families would go to school. Then after school they would attend wrestling...
Rome declined for a variety of reasons. First, they had grown too  large to effectively govern. Rome was also suffering from  considerable internal pressures. There were so many religions  within the borders that it was hard to feel a sense of unity with  your fellow citizens. There were also...
Of the seven wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid of  Giza is still in existence. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were  destroyed by earthquakes. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was  destroyed by fire. The Lighthouse of Alexandria was destroyed by  the 1303 Crete earthquake. The Colossus...
In a dual beam oscilloscope we are using two separate electron beam for producing different wave forms. But in a dual trace oscilloscope the same beam is used for producing two different wave forms
People in times before clocks were in common usage used the sun as  a basis for timekeeping. Sun dials were common in city squares and  at churches.
"thoth" is barried in the Valley Of the kings, where most egyptian  pharaohs were barried. The only tomb in the valley of the kings  that was NOT grave robbed was Tutenkhamen's tomb or (king tut) as  the most popular Pharaoh who died as a kid at the age of 19.
he was stabbed to death by rivals in politics and even friends in politics who wanted his job.
Almost all the same as the boys. Sparta is the first known Faction  (was more a Kingdom rather a City-State as as most of Hellenic  cities) in the ancient world that women had significant liberties  in comparison with other Hellenic or non-Greek cities. At  childhood, they would take part on the...
This is a statement regarding the type of democracy of the Roman  Republic. It is based on a wrong assumption that a republic should  be a liberal democracy. This is incorrect. A Republic is a state  which is not governed by emperors, kings or queens or aristocrats  (such as princes in...
Many farmers in the ancient world would count on rain to water their crops until harvest time. But this natural didn't work in the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. There, rain was scarce. For most of the year, the land between the rivers is scorched by the sun. The clay soil bakes so...
They were built to house their dead king's body with all hispossessions including: his coffin, mummified pets, gold, jewelry,and any other items. Pyramids had many rooms, dead ends, andendless hallways built to confuse any grave robbers hoping to findthe tomb of the deceased king and steal his...
Italy, with its boot shape extending into the Mediterranean Sea. .
They match the three stars in the constellation Orion's belt. They  also match up with the placement of the three Pyramids in Mexico  City and a set of pyramids in Xian China. There may also be a  similar set up in the valley of the Bosnian Pyramids.
The Roman government however,viewed them with suspicion and  persecuted them for .... Later Byzantine emperors followed  Constantine's example as protectors of the Christian faith.