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  • Anchors On A Wreck Site
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    A deep-sea salvage company claims to have discovered the deepest ancient shipwreck ever found- a 2,300-year-old Greek trading vessel found nearly two miles under the surface of the Mediterranean. The discovery of the shipwreck between the classical trading centers of Rhodes and Alexandria adds to the collection of evidence that is challenging the long-held theory that ancient sailors lacked the navigational knowledge and skill to sail large distances across open water. It is believed that they w...
  • 1998 Web Suez Canal
    561 words
    The Suez Canal The Suez Canal is an achievement that man has made and a great help through the entire world. This is one of many difficult tasks that man has done and completed. This was a big task and a big construction and was done many years ago. This canal only transported a little water and was not deep enough for ships or boats. The idea of liking the Mediterranean Sea and Red sea first occurred during the age of the pharaohs. The pharaoh dug the canal to link both seas but soon after the ...
  • Phoenician Alphabet
    800 words
    The Mediterranean Sea has spawned many civilizations through history. The Phoenicians, which originated around 1200 BCE, is one example. Despite the rather small size of this civilization, its impact on our world has been considerable. Being a seafaring nation, the Phoenicians established colonies all over the Mediterranean area, including the present-day cities of Carthage and Tripoli. As notable traders, they shared cultures with many nations, which allowed their invention of the alphabet to s...
  • Trade In Mediterranean Sea
    573 words
    Over the years foreign influences have changed lots of countries' and nations' destiny. Either economically or politically, influences force countries to change their way of living. Some of them could not resist the influence and vanished from history. Others stand like a rock in front of the influences and have their own identities as pure as it was at first day. Wounded Knee and Turkey are two places which evidenced different kinds of foreign influences. And there are some similarities and dif...
  • Kingdom Of Aksum
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    The Ancient African Civilization Aksum One of the most powerful urban kingdoms of ancient African civilization was Aksum (also spelled Axum), which reigned from 1st to 7th century AD. Aksum was located near the red sea, allowing for prosperous trade. This kingdom was a sub-Saharan society of Africa that flourished in the centuries before and after the time of Christ. It made revolutionary changes in trade, religion and architecture during its prime. The kingdom of Aksum was a mix of Kushitic spe...
  • Major Trade Town In Medieval Germany
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    In the story, "In Another Country", by Ernest Hemingway, throughout the story he is constantly comparing life to an iceberg under water saying that life is not always the way you see it. One example of how Hemingway compares life to an iceberg is, "There was a time when none of us believed in the machines, and one day the major said it was all nonsense". The major and his crew never believed in machines to help him and his soldiers but now he is realizing and believing that the machines help peo...

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