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  • 1ancient world — …

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  • 2Seven Wonders of the Ancient World — The Seven Wonders of the World (or the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) is a well known list of seven remarkable constructions of classical antiquity. It was based on guide books popular among Hellenic (Greek) tourists and only includes works… …

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  • 3Clothing in the ancient world — The clothing of men and women and seveal social levels of Ancient Egypt are depicted in this tomb mural from the 15th century BC The clothing used in the ancient world strongly reflects the technologies that these peoples mastered. Archaeology… …

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  • 4Great Cities of the Ancient World — Infobox Book | name = Great Cities of the Ancient World title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket for Great Cities of the Ancient World author = L. Sprague deCamp illustrator = cover artist = L. Sprague deCamp country = United States… …

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  • 5Great libraries of the ancient world — The great libraries of the ancient world served as archives for empires, sanctuaries for sacred writings, and depositories of literature and chronicles.* The libraries of Ugarit (in modern Syria), c. 1200 BC, include diplomatic archives, literary …

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  • 6Moral status of animals in the ancient world — The 21st century debates about animal welfare and animal rights can be traced back to the ancient world. The idea that the use of animals by humans for food, clothing, entertainment, and as research subjects is morally acceptable, springs mainly… …

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  • 7Seven Wonders of the Ancient World — noun impressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe • Syn: ↑Seven Wonders of the World • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑memorial, ↑monument …

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  • 8Seven Wonders of the Ancient World — noun Seven man made structures that were listed by and accepted as the greatest such in the vicinity of the Eastern Mediterranean and Near East …

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  • 9Seven Wonders of the Ancient World — Pyramids of Egypt, Lighthouse of Pharos of Alexandria, Hanging Gardens and Walls of Babylon, Temple of Artemis or Diana at Ephesus, Statue of Zeus by Phidias at Olympia. Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Colossus of Rhodes …

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  • 10the ancient world — nations of the past, past period of time in mankind, historical kingdoms of the near East …

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  • 11ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 12Ancient history — Ancient redirects here. For other uses, see Ancient (disambiguation). The times before writing belong either to protohistory or to prehistory. Ancient history is the study of the written past [Crawford, O. G. S. (1927). Antiquity. [Gloucester,… …

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  • 13Ancient warfare — is war as conducted from the beginnings of recorded history to the end of the ancient period. In Europe and the Near East, the end of antiquity is often equated with the fall of Rome in 476. In China, it can also be seen as ending in the 5th… …

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  • 14Ancient Greek literature — refers to literature written in the Greek language until the 4th century AD. Classical and Pre Classical Antiquity This period of Greek literature stretches from Homer until the 4th century BC and the rise of Alexander the Great. Alfred North… …

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  • 15Ancient African history — is the study of the documented past from the beginning of recorded history until the Early Middle Ages. [http://www.historyofworld.net/ancient history m,7 o,3 i,47.html ancient history, historyofworld.net] ] The breadth of ancient history… …

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  • 16Ancient Ruins and Archaeology —   Dust jacket for …

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  • 17Ancient Mysteries (documentary) — Ancient Mysteries is an A E documentary television series that was originally broadcast on A E from 1994 until 1997. It has not been on television since 2000. The series deals with historical mysteries and is hosted by Leonard Nimoy, which… …

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  • 18world — [ wɜrld ] noun *** 1. ) singular society in general, in all countries: We want to guarantee our children a safer world. all over the world/throughout the world: The same problems are faced by children throughout the world. the whole world: Since… …

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  • 19world — [wʉrld] n. [ME < OE werold, world, humanity, long time, akin to OHG weralt < early WGmc comp. < * wera , man (see WEREWOLF) + * alth , an age, mankind (for IE base see OLD): basic sense “the age of man”] 1. a) the planet earth b) the… …

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  • 20Ancient Inventions — was a BBC historical documentary series released in 1998. It was presented by ex Monty Python member Terry Jones and looked at great inventions of the ancient world. External links*imdb title|0173523 …

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