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Thinking Things from Snaith PrimaryScience News / A Prayer For Archimedes
An intensive research effort over the last nine years has led to the decoding of much of the almost-obliterated Greek text. The results were more revolutionary than anyone had expected. The researchers have discovered that Archimedes was working out principles that, centuries later, would form the heart of calculus and that he had a more sophisticated understanding of the concept of infinity than anyone had realized.
"....The researchers have discovered that Archimedes was working out principles that, centuries later, would form the heart of calculus and that he had a more sophisticated understanding of the concept of infinity than anyone had realized."Graffiti from Pompeii
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
For the "some things never change" file.Odyssey Online: Greece
flashy! fonty! browser resize-y! Great info and interactivity. From Emory U.Edict of Prices
Edict on Maximum Prices issued by Diocletian in 301 A.D.
prices of common goods in ancient rome
Edict of Prices
When studying Ancient Rome, it is only natural to wonder what the price of everyday items might have been. In order to fully understand the price of an item, you must also consider the wages workers received at the time the item was purchased.
What things cost in Ancient RomeBBC NEWS | Technology | Google Earth revives ancient Rome
Google has added a new twist to its popular 3D map tool, Google Earth, offering millions of users the chance to visit a virtual ancient Rome. ... This is another step in creating a virtual time machine.Codex Sinaiticus - See The Manuscript | Genesis |
Wow, oldest bible goes online
ה-Codex Sinaiticus הוא העותק הקדום ביותר של התנ"ך, שהודפס במאה הרביעית. לאחרונה הועלה לאינטרנט עותק סרוק שלו, שמאפשר לעיין בברית החדשה והישנה (ביוונית), לראשונה מזה 100 שנה.
Codex Sinaiticus is one of the most important books in the world. Handwritten well over 1,600 years ago, the manuscript contains the Christian Bible in Greek, including the oldest complete copy of the New Testament. The Codex Sinaiticus Project is an international collaboration to reunite the entire manuscript in digital form and make it accessible to a global audience for the first time.Gobekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple? | History & Archaeology | Smithsonian Magazine
Information on the digs at Gobekli Tepe in Turkey.
Turkey: Archeological Dig Reshaping Human History - Newsweek.com
Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey's stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization
"Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey's stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization"
Gobekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple?