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Iron Age

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Characterized by the introduction of iron metallurgy, the Iron Age is the period in cultural development which succeeded the Bronze Age. It was the final technological and cultural state in the Three-Age System of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Age.
Grauballe, tollund and Lindow are all names given human remains recovered from bogs.
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People used tools made out of many things, not just stone.
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In the Iron Age, people used weapons and farming implements made of iron and steel. Many cultures developed writing systems during the Iron Age, but literacy was usually restricted to scribes and priests.
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Ores of iron were dug up and smelted in prehistoric times. Evidence clearly estabilishes the first know working of iron from ore in India in the second millennium BC. As such, the discovery of iron and iron ores cannot be attributed to any given individual or specific time.
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acually it started in the zhou dynasty
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Bronze was used before Iron because it was easier to find, mine, and mold to the uses that they needed. People did not have the technology or the wherewithal to mine, use, or sustain Iron ore in the mainstream economy.The primary reason Bronze was used in toolmaking well before Iron has to do with t…
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Answer The use of simple tools dates to about 2,400,000 B.C the named of the personed
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The consensus is that Tollund Man died by hanging, after ingesting an hallucinogen, as a sacrifice. One proposal is that this was a sacrifice to Nerthus, goddess of fertility in Denmark.
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The exact person who first discovered iron is unknown, because its first uses predate any reliable historical records.
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He was buried in aroung 400BC and today is 2012 so its around 2412 years ago :) sorry if its wrong answer
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They switched because even though bronze is easier to manipulate, iron is more useful and much more suitable for armour and weapons. Iron can be sharpened but unlike bronze the sharpness last longer because of its greater resistance.
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i think thetollund man was strangled or hung
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The Tollund Man was thought to be sacrificed due to the fact that he had a noose around his neck.
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The Tollund Man died approximately 2000 years ago, and his body was discovered by two men, who were brothers, who were digging peat.
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Since iron tools were different and a ton more powerful than what the other communities had, the iron tools and weapons made the Kush Nubians one step ahead of everyone else. They had the top notch weapons, which was so much better than what everyone else had, the farmers from Kush also used it for …
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Bronze preceded iron as a widely worked metal due to the fact that the metals which make bronze are easily recovered from their ores, and the resulting alloy is soft enough to be easily worked with the raw materials which were then available. Bronze is an alloy of tin and copper and is lower in the…
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iron has actually always been around, people dug it up at various times, and scientists aren't sure who discovered it first although many want to credit themselves.the iron age. about 100 years ad. but you should get the specifics
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iron use has been dated from before christ. the Sumerians and Egyptians used Iron for small objects like spear point and jewelery.
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We don't know- it was so long ago that there are no records. Mankind began using iron between 4,500 and 5,000 years ago in the Middle East.
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the iron age was between BC 700 and AD 300Classically, the Iron Age is taken to begin in the 12th century BC Bronze Age collapse in the ancient Near East, ancient India (with the post-Rigvedic Vedic civilization), ancient Iran, and ancient Greece (with the Greek Dark Ages).Iron use, in smelting and …
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when did the iron age began? the iron age began around 1200 BCE
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The Tollund Man was found in a peat bog on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark.
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Because bronze was found before Iron and they named it "the age"
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You could go to educational programs through the church to learn how to read and write.
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The element iron was created in massive stars, and then released through supernova explosions. over time, it was bound up in rocky material and helped to form planets.
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bcoz u iz koolzer zhan mez
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if u were just trying to get answers for your world geo homework.... u should have put ....."in mexico" on the end :)
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The middle east, Ancient India and Ancient Greece in about the 12th century BC. It was the 8th BC in central Europe and 6 th BC in Northern Europe. Since it was so long ago no one can say who actually found the first iron ore. new study led by Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute senior…
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The role of iron during the 6th century BC was highly important, in fact, this period was known as the Iron Age. Iron was used in tools - such as those used to dig, and in weaponry like spears and daggers.
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As the name suggests, the Bronze Age was dominated by the metal alloy bronze. People used bronze tools and bronze weapons and armor. When people started using iron weapons and armor, the bronze ones didn't hold a candle to the tougher iron. However, that's just a general definition. The real reason …
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This is almost impossible to answer. But it is most likely in Europe because that's when iron weapons were first being used.
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because bronze was on earth first
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the iron age began in 1200 bc
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There is no exact answer to this question. Different areas of Europe entered the Iron age at different dates. A general guide is: Central Europe: from c. 800BC Northern and Western Europe: from c. 600BC Southeast Europe: from c. 900bc
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we ate bootys made of pure iron. adn the iron girls were really men
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In general it is taken that, the iron age ends when history can be easily recorded (writing materials are available to the public, and recognized by the public) This is often called the historical age.
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what features of social led to the stagnation of science in iron age
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The Lindow Man was killed in his mid-20's after being strangled, hit on the head and having his throat cut after having one last, burnt meal. lindow man sacrificed himself for the pleasure of the gods
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ancient age, medieval age and modern age are the different ages.
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Lots of developments occurred during the Iron Age including: woolly sheep the rotary quern
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Early men spent most of their time hunting for food, making and using tools, keeping warm, etc... basically, surviving.
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Well of course no one knows for sure but early man probally used clubs and stones as their first form of weaponary.But of course this depends what period of "early man" you are referring to, it could be the stone age or the bronze age or any age at all.Maybe you should try making your question more …
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These periods of history are known after the newly discovered/popular material - stone, bronze and iron.This is because that particular material was easily worked or easy to get to, this is why stone comes first. As the people become more intelligent and experienced they move to things like metal. B…
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It is believed that the Tolland man was killed as a sacrifice to Nerthus, the goddess of fertility and germination. The people of northern Ireland believed that by sacrificing somebody (often someone of reasonable high social status) to this goddess they were ensured a healthy crop. sacrifice was a …
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Although the transition between archaeological periods is often gradual the most commonly accepted date for the start of the Iron Age in Britain is 800BC.
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the period between the Stone and the Iron Age is the Bronze Age.
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in a peat bog in Denmark
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Unknown as it was discovered prehistorically in the stone age. The first form discovered was meteoric iron.  
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Many people would have kept animals (even animals we would consider large farm animals) in their houses at night. This would protect the creatures from predators and probably help warm the place up. During the day animals would be let out to graze.
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Hellenistic is basically a Hellenic-Greek culture at its core with localized partial influences (depending on the area) of: Buddhist-Indic, Syrian-Persian-Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Jewish,Anatolian-Phrygian-Capadocian-Armenian,Thracian. For A+ kids: Persian, Egyptian, Indian, and Greek. c:
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Neanderthals ate veggies,according to their teeth found by archeologists, they also ate wild dogs,cats, mice, each other and ,they ate fish and shellfish too,for dessert they had ...
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What people ate in the Iron age would depend to some extent on where in the world they were. Generally speaking though by this time people were farmers who would have lived off domesticated plants and livestock much the same as we do today. They would also have supplemented this with wild resources,…
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Houses Huts
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The Celts arrived in Britain and Ireland around 500 BC and within a few hundred years, Ireland's Bronze Age culture had all but disappeared, and Celtic Iron Age culture was in place across the entire island. The Celts had discovered iron, which had been introduced to them in Europe around 1000 to 7…
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he die becase people kill him
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Tollund Man lived in Tollund, Denmark
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in the iron age
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Leather!! No not leather, they wore hand made clothes as they existed during 1200BC. The women of the tribes made most of the clothes because they had the skill and the men's skill was hunting, fishing etc.
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Iron is known from the antiquity - 6 000 years ago or more.
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That is an epic question. Ask that on a search engine.
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Man began smelting and using iron for the first time.
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Whether 210BC is a date in the Iron Age would depend on where in the world you are.
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1st AnswerThis is not a good question. The dark ages occurred much later.  2nd AnswerThe Greek Dark Ages were from roughly 1200 BC to 800 BC. The iron age started in Mesopotamia, and iron working was imported to Greece, possibly during the same period.There are links below.
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As Iron Age refers to the archaeological period in which the use of iron for tools is common and as such, starts and ends at different dates in different locations. This is not a good question. Years would be better. Although it is important to remember that it was a gradual transition from bron…
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As a general guideline, the Iron Age ends with the arrival of the Romans. This obviously occurred in different geographical areas at different times.
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If you believe in the evolutionary view of history, first came the age of stone tools, followed by the age of bronze tools, and then the age of iron tools. On the other hand, if you take the Bible seriously as a guide to history, then such chronology becomes highly suspect, as, if anything, the bibl…
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they originated in Africa and Egypt.
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the bronze age followed the stone age the stoapproximately 3300 BC and lasted until 1200 BC. In the Near East the stone age is followed by the copper age, or Chalcolithic. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_age_comes_after_the_stone_age#http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_age_comes_after_the_stone_age#http:…
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on stone benches inside the chambers lay carved sarcophagi (stone caskets)In which the dead were laid to rest. In tombs found at tarquinia,painting with scenes of everyday life decorate the tombs and give valuable information to archaeologists
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Media, Lydia, and Babylon
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The Tollund Man was notbelieved to have been hung. People believe he was a slave forced to pull a giant statue of a German tribes Spring Goddess around on parade then forced to wash it and the cart it was in and finally after that killed as a sacrifice to that very god all at the age of about 19-22 …
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Yes , He had a mother called Marisa and his father was called Damian.
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go to the site of the tollund man u will get all the information u want
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The uprising of slaves in first Sicily 135-132 BCE, then again in Sicily 104-100 BCE, and then 73-71 BCE in peninsular Italy (led by the gladiator Spartacus). They were put down with difficulty after initial successes, requiring the mobilisation of major military operations.
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A shiny metallic element with the chemical symbol Fe. It has the atomic number 26 and the relative atomic mass 56. It can form an orangey-brown oxide commonly called rust
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I don't think the Egyptian art is 2d. It seems 2d but its actually more 3d! I know this maybe hard to believe but try looking at the art as if its 3d and it has a vanishing point. Then you may see what I'm talking about, its pretty deep. being under the influence helps to prove this point and I'm tr…
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His skin is the shade of dark tanned leather and when found was thought to be a recently deceased body. He was subsequently dated to 4th century BC. His mummified body was found in a peat bog on the Jutland peninsular in Denmark in 1950.
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There were four classes in Celtic society, each contributing something to the others in return for a service from that class. The classes were as follows; Chiefs, Nobles, Druids and Bards (considered one class), and the peasants. The Chief gave land to the peasants, money to the nobles, and rights o…
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Shelters were made of mud stick and what other quick resources they could find
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Are you in English and this is an extra credit question. because I have the same one. yeah. extra credit for english.
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Why was he called the tollund man?
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Andy Mould and Eddie Slack.
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In most cases the Bronze Age is followed by the Iron Age.The Axial Age (a subset of the Bronze Age but that involves philosophical as well as social advances) followed by the Iron Age. the silver age
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No. Scandinavians are Germanic. Celts are not.
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How did the tollund man live?
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nobody knows when it is over 1000 years ago
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In the 12 century B.C..
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The age of iron is the 19th century when it became possible to make iron and then steel in large quantities.
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Maybe he was a traitor and then they hung him on a tree branch - or he could of been a coward and drowned in a fen/swamp under piles of sticks.
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The most powerful person was the pharaoh as he was the political and religious leader of the Egyptian people.
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They are where EXTRAORDINARY history took place
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They spent their lives in small groups of 0-20 people, wandering and hunting for animals and gathering plants. Not until the Neolithic age did man begin to settle and farm.
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Gunpowder, Invented by the ChineseStirrups, also invented by the Chinese. and used for horse-riders to use swords and spears.catapult, the first artillery weapon invented by the Greek.
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everywhere. because meteorites contain iron atoms. and meteorites fall anywhere in the world
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