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Here’s How Ancient Mesopotamian Texts Reveal That PTSD May Be As Old As Warfare Itself
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Here’s How Ancient Mesopotamian Texts Reveal That PTSD May Be As Old As Warfare Itself

In early 2015, it was announced that researchers came across written evidence that warriors from the time of the Assyrian…
9 Ancient Mesopotamian Inventions and Discoveries We Use Today
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9 Ancient Mesopotamian Inventions and Discoveries We Use Today

We often forget the innovations that changed the world and speeded the wheel of time and technological progress. We already…
The Ancient ‘Round City of Baghdad’: Mesopotamia’s ‘Modern’ Atlantis
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The Ancient ‘Round City of Baghdad’: Mesopotamia’s ‘Modern’ Atlantis

The original core of Baghdad’s city is the round city of Baghdad, constructed in ancient times by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mansur in AD…
A 4,000-Year-Old Lost City Discovered at the Gates of Ancient Mesopotamia
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A 4,000-Year-Old Lost City Discovered at the Gates of Ancient Mesopotamia

Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old lost ancient city that is thought to have bordered the ancient Mesopotamian Empire. The unexpected…
10 of the Most Influential Figures in Ancient History Before Christ
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10 of the Most Influential Figures in Ancient History Before Christ

When it comes to the history of the human race, it is more than essential to understand that, regardless of…
Ancient Artworks: 8 Iconic Works of Art from the Ancient World
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Ancient Artworks: 8 Iconic Works of Art from the Ancient World

Recently, I wrote about some of the instruments that shaped humanity and realized that amidst the development of civilization, a…
10 Cultural Achievements of the Ancient Sumerians You Probably Didn’t Know About
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10 Cultural Achievements of the Ancient Sumerians You Probably Didn’t Know About

The Sumerians were an ancient civilization that inhabited the region of southern Mesopotamia (modern-day southern Iraq), between the Tigris and…
Ancient Gadgets – The Instruments that Shaped Humanity
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Ancient Gadgets – The Instruments that Shaped Humanity

The ability to create and use tools was a defining mark in the evolution of humans. Over time, many of…
Astronomy and the Charting of Stars is as Old as our Civilization
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Astronomy and the Charting of Stars is as Old as our Civilization

How did the ancients know so much about space and the Solar System? How is it possible that we find…
Unwritten Mystery: Why Doesn’t Tutankhamun’s Dagger Rust?
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Unwritten Mystery: Why Doesn’t Tutankhamun’s Dagger Rust?

In 1922, Howard Carter unearthed a burial in the Valley of the Kings, containing many unique objects of ancient Egyptian…
Unwritten Mystery: Is The Babylonian Tablet of Shamash Proof of Advanced Ancient Technology?
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Unwritten Mystery: Is The Babylonian Tablet of Shamash Proof of Advanced Ancient Technology?

Shamash is the ancient Mesopotamian God of the Sun, justice, morality, and truth, known for his kindness and generosity. He…
How an Ancient Babylonian Map of Jupiter Helped Rewrite History
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How an Ancient Babylonian Map of Jupiter Helped Rewrite History

Babylonian astronomers calculated the motion of the planet Jupiter using an idea that led to integral calculus. This is a…
Here are 5 Archaeological Sites in Peru You Probably Never Heard of
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Here are 5 Archaeological Sites in Peru You Probably Never Heard of

I do not understand at all why the historical significance of Peru is often overlooked when compared to other cradles…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient City of Armageddon
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient City of Armageddon

Megiddo or Armageddon is an ancient site that was inhabited from around 7000 B.C. to 300 B.C. It is believed…
Unwritten Mystery: What do the Mysterious Triangle-Shaped Heads of the Ancient Vinca Culture Depict?
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Unwritten Mystery: What do the Mysterious Triangle-Shaped Heads of the Ancient Vinca Culture Depict?

In the beginning, the Vinca culture was considered a cultural site and part of a larger civilization and therefore remained…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient Sumerians
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient Sumerians

 “Sumer, the land which came to be known in classical times as Babylonia, consists of the lower half of Mesopotamia,…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Inventions of the Roman Empire
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Inventions of the Roman Empire

It is unimaginable how much of our modern life has been influenced by ancient civilizations. Following my previous articles on…
10 Longest Wars in Ancient and Medieval History You Probably Haven’t Heard Of
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10 Longest Wars in Ancient and Medieval History You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

Unfortunately or not, war has occupied a significant part of human life from the dawn of humanity. The earliest historical…
10 Fascinating Underwater Discoveries You Probably Never Heard About
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10 Fascinating Underwater Discoveries You Probably Never Heard About

Covering more than 71% of the planet, the Еarth’s oceans are rugged and unexplored. We can only guess what’s under…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the 5000-Year-Old Egyptian Abydos Boats
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the 5000-Year-Old Egyptian Abydos Boats

The ancient Egyptian site of the Abydos boats represents a whole fleet of ships found in the sands of Abydos…
10 Things You Should Know About the “Planisphere”, a 5500-Year-Old Sumerian Star Map
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10 Things You Should Know About the “Planisphere”, a 5500-Year-Old Sumerian Star Map

The ancient Sumerian civilization may have been underdeveloped in the sense of a written script, for example, but they sure…
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