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  • Coptic Museum
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    The Coptic Museum in Cairo is a life-like record of one of Egypt's periods all fraught with various antiques and monuments reflecting the different civilizations that graced the land of Egypt starting by the Ancient Egyptian civilization, passing by the Greek, the Roman, the Coptic, and lastly the Islamic. The Coptic Museum lies behind the walls of the famous Roman Fortress of Babylon in the ancient district of Cairo (Misr Al-Qadi ma). The area surrounding the museum abounds in lively monuments ...
  • Prominent Aspect Of Ancient Greek Architecture
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    Ancient Greek Contributions It is always important to look to the past in order to move towards the future. This was done in the formation of Western Society, and more specifically the formation of American society. The Greek culture served as a frame of reference for many aspects of Western life including government, architecture, math and the arts. Ancient Greek culture served as a very broad base for our society to be built upon. During the age of Pericles, the ideal form of government was be...
  • Ancient Civilizations And Early Man
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    works cited: Bibliography Benton, Jen etta Re bold and Robert DiYammi. 1998 Arts and Culture, An Introduction To The Humanities. New Jersey. Pretence Hall Best, Nicholas. 1984 Quest For The Past. USA: Readers Digest Association Boardman, John. The Cambridge Ancient History. 1982. New York. Cambridge University Press Briggs, Asa. 1992 Everyday Life Through The Ages. Berkeley Square, London Readers Digest Diamond, Jared. 1992 The Third Chimpanzee. New York. Harper Collins Edwards, Mike. "Indus Civ...
  • Birth Tab
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    Egyptians " Did the early Egyptians have help in building the pyramids?' All over the world remain fantastic objects, vestiges of people or forces which the theories of archaeology, history, and religion cannot explain. There is something inconsistent about our archaeology. They have found electric batteries many thousands of years old. They have found strange beings in perfect space-suits with platinum fasteners. They have also found numbers with fifteen digits-something not registered by any c...
  • Entire Civilization Of Ancient Egyptian Life
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    Is it ethical to put the ancient dead on public display? Is it morally correct to even disturb ancient cemeteries for educational reasons? While it is not known how the Ancient Egyptians would have felt, studying the bodies of ancient peoples makes it possible to learn more about their lives and deaths. There are many extremely strict laws that punish people who damage or destroy sites to acquire artifacts in order to keep them or sell them. Archaeologists work very carefully with geologists and...
  • People Of Ancient Greece
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    The ancient cultures of Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient India, China, and Classical Greece have been shaped largely due to their location and physical geography. The interaction of the people in these different societies greatly varies, from subjects like religion to something as simple as exploration. These ancient societies span from the Pacific ocean to the Mediterranean sea so the way that they were created is very diverse. Mesopotamia is the first real civilization to inhabit the area o...
  • Civilizations Of Ancient Egypt And Mesopotamia
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    Around the time 4,000-1,000 BC there were two major western civilizations. Those civilizations were the Ancient Egyptians and the Mesopotamians. Many similarities exist between the civilizations of Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, as well as many differences. Both Egypt and Mesopotamia were polytheistic, that is, they believed their worlds were ruled by more than one god. Both cultures also believed that they themselves were created for the purpose of serving their gods. Their similarities include...
  • Urban Civilization In Ancient India
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    "Indian cities are prosperous and stretch far and wide. There are many guest houses for travelers. There are hospitals providing free medical service for the poor. The vihar as and temples are majestic. People are free to choose their occupations. There are no restrictions on the movement of the people. Government officials and soldiers are paid their salaries regularly. People are not addicted to drinks. They shun violence. The administration provided by the Gupta rulers is fair and just". (Joh...
  • Fall On One's Opponent
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    Just as in modern times, ancient civilization's combat sports played a large role in the entertainment of its societies. And although modern times and the ancient world may differ in terms of its means of combat sports, they can also at times appear to be very similar. In Michael B. Poliakoff's book "Combat Sports in the Ancient World", the author discusses both of these topics, as well as the origin and rules of combat sport in ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East. Poliakoff defines sport as...
  • Ancient African Civilizations The Environment
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    THE ENVIRONMENT OF ANCIENT AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS The environment is an extremely important factor in determaing the developement of a civilization. It can help advance a civilization or impede it. In ancient Africa, the environment affected the different civilizations, such as the Sahel, the Wagadu Empire and the Mbuti of the Ituri Forest. The environment uop n many aspects of these and other civilizations, such as agriculture, technology, trade, daily life and even sometimes the physical appear...

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