Latest News for: Ancient civilisation


How the World Made the West by Josephine Quinn: A sprawling new history

The Irish Times 02 Mar 2024
For the last 200 years, writes ancient historian Josephine Quinn, we have become trapped in 'civilisational thinking' ... “I want to study the ancient world because Greece and Rome are the roots of western Civilisation.”.

Lakshmi Puri's debut novel is about the power of love \u2013 and India's wisdom and eloquence

Indian Express 02 Mar 2024
Ingmar Bergman spoke of how crucial it was for us to stay connected to our civilisational history \u2014 Swallowing the Sun urges us forward, in this liberating direction ... the only extant continuous and ancient civilisation today ... Views are personal .

Greek Gods Resurfaced: Ancient Statues Rescued from the Depths

Greek City Times 01 Mar 2024
During ancient times, trade routes and ... Despite these challenges, the Riace Bronzes endure as enduring symbols of ancient Greek civilisation, and a reminder of the timeless allure of art and culture.

Forever Revitalising. Forever AlUla

Time Out Dubai 01 Mar 2024
A journey through the past, present, and future, the destination offers a window into the lives of the ancient Nabataean and Dadanite civilisations, complemented by contemporary artistic expressions ...

Modi’s underwater journey to India’s ancient past

Gulf News 01 Mar 2024
Is there a submerged city on the ocean coast near Beyt or Island Dwarka? India’s ancient epic, the Mahabharata (c ... Could it be the ancient and legendary city of Dwarka so graphically described in the Mahabharata?.

Gods of Nabataeans: Unveiling ancient belief systems through ‘betyls’ studies

The Jordan Times 01 Mar 2024
AMMAN — A team of scholars from Bonn University started a project “The Gods of the Nabataeans” whose objective was to study the pantheon of the ancient inhabitants of Petra.

How a leap year prevents seasonal chaos

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 Feb 2024
Today is a leap day, which comes round every four years, perhaps especially welcome for anyone whose birthday is on February 29 ... Sponsored. Ancient civilisations that depended on knowing the timings of the seasons needed a more ... .

Indian, Italian jazz musicians come together for fusion concerts

Hindustan Times 29 Feb 2024
(Pianist Rita Marcotulli . Facebook) ... Also Read ... “Italy and India, being heirs of ancient civilisations and young democracies, share the same need to preserve their immense cultural heritage and traditions while looking at innovation.” ... Watch Now! ... ....

Expo 2023 Doha marks Somalia National Day

Gulf-Times 28 Feb 2024
It highlights Somalia's history as a commercial and economic centre and showcases its deep-rooted customs, traditions and culture.The pavilion explores Somalia's ancient civilisation, its trade and ...

How the World Made the West by Josephine Quinn review – rethinking ‘civilisation’

The Guardian 28 Feb 2024
A radical new history of the ancient world that challenges modern chauvinism Like the railway and the telegraph, western civilisation was invented in the 19th century ... For her, “civilisational ...

Stones Luxury Opens New Gallery in Bahrain

bizbahrain 28 Feb 2024
Notable pieces, such as the HATHARA and AD-DANA wall arts, are adorned with motifs and symbols reflecting Bahrain’s ancient civilisations, offering a tangible connection to the region’s history and cultural depth ... ....

Stones Luxury opens newest gallery in Bahrain

GDN Online 27 Feb 2024
  ...   ...   ... Notable pieces, such as the Hathara and Ad-Dana wall arts, are adorned with motifs and symbols reflecting Bahrain's ancient civilisations, offering a tangible connection to the region's history and cultural depth.  ... .

History & culture’s effect on the modern world

TravelDailyNews 26 Feb 2024
Technology’s ancient tools to digital revolution ... Some of the best real money slots to play at online casinos often include themes and symbols directly inspired by ancient civilisations, myths, or pop culture references.

I spent 4 days in Saudi Arabia’s 7,000-year-old ancient oasis

Metro UK 25 Feb 2024
This two hour walking tour follows the path taken by the Dadanites, an ancient civilisation dating back to the 9th and 8th Century BC, through a deep valleystopping to look at just a few of the many ...

At Windsor Gallery, It’s a Celebration of Female Creativity

This Day 25 Feb 2024
Nigeria .. Yinka Olatunbosun ... Charting New Frontiers in Art ... Osaru Obaseki blurs the lines between  abstraction and figuration  using sand and acrylic to draw connecting lines between ancient and modern civilisations ... .