How Did the Egyptians Build the Pyramids?

One of the Seven Wonders of the World The Great Pyramid of Khufu was one of the Seven Wonders of the World to the ancients and we still marvel at it today. Although it is not the largest pyramid of the past –– honors go to an otherwise undistinguished pyramid from Cholula, Mexico, that was […]

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The Mathematics Used From the First Civilization of the World

Mathematical knowledge of the ancient world Because baked clay tablets with cuneiform symbols impressed are easily preserved, especially in a dry climate, much is known about Mesopotamian mathematics. Some historians think that it is likely that a great deal of the mathematical knowledge of the ancient world, ranging from Rome to China, diffused from Mesopotamia. […]

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The Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke

Background Before establishing the colonies of Jamestown and Plymouth,the English had an attempt to establish a colony on Roanoke Island.They hoped it would be the first permanent English settlement  in the New World.The colony was founded by Sir Walter Raleigh who had a charter for the colonization  granted by  Queen Elisabeth I.This charter granted by […]

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Just How Good Was Egyptian Medicine? | Most Will Be Amazed by the Sophistication of the Ancient Egyptians

World’s first sophisticated medical practice Sometime before 2000 BCE, Egyptian priests began to develop the world’s first sophisticated medical practice. Although it is believed that all early cultures learned some forms of herbal cures and methods of surgery, the Egyptian priests were the first to codify their knowledge in a way that scholars can interpret […]

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