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Revisiting the past

Dawn 24 Jul 2021
Miri Qalat is famed for hosting an ancient fortress of Punnu, a Hoath prince who lived in the 12th century ... This prompted researchers to undertake a fresh survey in 1994 and they concluded that Makran served as a bridge between ancient civilisations of South Asia and the Middle East.

Dive into a world where the stresses and strains of everyday life simply float away

Irish Independent 23 Jul 2021
The swimming pool, and dear reader this column is an ode to the pool, has a storied history going back 5,000 years to the Indus civilisation in modern-day Pakistan ... The notion of the swimming pool as a place for athletic training emerged as we know it from the Greek and Roman civilisations.

The Witcher: Blood Origin on Netflix: release date, cast rumors, story and what to expect ...

TechRadar 23 Jul 2021
Announced by Netflix in July 2020, the live-action series will explore the origins of Witchers and the ancient Elven civilisation before it fell. Star Trek ... Expect an emphasis on the ancient Elven society, tensions between races as they are introduced to each other, and the appearance – and disappearance – of the world due to the Conjunction.

Brick structure unearthed in Tamil Nadu’s Korkai may date back to 2,000 years

Hindustan Times 22 Jul 2021
Korkai was the ancient port city dating back to the early Pandya dynasty ... The recent addition is the seven-layered brick structure indicating that it was a settlement area of the ancient civilisation ... The literature and archaeological evidence suggest that Korkai was the hub of export and import of goods with other ports of ancient civilisations.

How a humble Greek water carrier won the first Olympic marathon

The Independent 21 Jul 2021
The spiritual home of the ancient Olympic Games had been an obvious choice for the first Olympics of the modern era in 1896, but despite the numerical superiority of its athletes, not a single Greek winner had emerged on the centrepiece of the games – the running track.

The benefits of steaming: for face, body, hair and mental health

The National 21 Jul 2021
References to steaming can be found in Native American culture, as well as in the ancient Mayan society and, like so many therapies, it was the ancient Greeks and Romans who expanded upon the concept. The two civilisations used to build huge, elaborate steam baths where people ...

When did humans start experimenting with alcohol and drugs?

Phys Dot Org 19 Jul 2021
Given humanity's love of drugs and alcohol, you might assume getting high is an ancient, even prehistoric tradition ... Cannabis seeds appear in archeological digs at 8,100 BC in Asia, and the ancient Greek historian Herodotus reported Scythians getting high on weed in 450 BC ... This American psychedelic culture is ancient ... Civilisation and intoxication.

UAE: 409 ancient coins found in Sharjah

Gulf Daily News 18 Jul 2021
409 coins thought to belong to the Ancient Greek civilisation have been found in Sharjah ... of an ancient jar filled with numerous coins from c.

Statement by Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka International Conference

Sri Lanka News 18 Jul 2021
We are heirs to ancient civilisations that contributed immensely to the making of the modern world through achievements in mathematics, astronomy, medicine, philosophy, religion and the arts. Central Asia, though land locked, was at the crossroads of ancient trade routes connecting multiple regions, including the ancient Silk Route.

Why Moving National Museum to North and South Blocks is a Great Idea

Yahoo Daily News 18 Jul 2021
... from other civilisations—thanks to ‘collections’ fattened by colonial exploits. But the need for nations like Egypt (and Cairo as the current capital of one of the most ancient civilisations in the world) to give as much play as possible to their own historical legacy is obvious.

"Thriving state capital" Brisbane prepares for awarding of 2032 Olympics

Inside The Games 18 Jul 2021
In Australia, they are already getting the celebration areas for Wednesday's (July 21) big announcement which is expected to confirm Brisbane and the Gold Coast as the 2032 Olympic host cities ... The bid had Government support ... "As Victor Hugo put it, the whole civilised world has a common grandmother in ancient Greece but we have her as a mother." ... .

Archaeologists discover 4,000-year-old ancient city in Iraqi desert

The Art Newspaper 15 Jul 2021
"According to initial speculation, the city could be the capital of a state founded following the political collapse at the end of the ancient Babylonian era [around the middle of the second millennium BC], which caused the systematic destruction of the Sumerian civilisation’s ...

Eight top places that may get Unesco World Heritage status: As-Salt to Nice

The National 15 Jul 2021
The site dates back to ancient prehistoric times, and its ... It is the earliest example known to date of a site in the Americas dedicated to astronomy, and played a "vital role of knowledge within ancient civilisations", according to Unesco.The Glorious Kakatiya Temples and Gateways.

Pew religion survey: India a mix of tolerance, segregation and respect

Gulf News 15 Jul 2021
It is almost impossible to assess accurately the core beliefs of 1.3 billion humans, with around 950 million adults among them, and draw conclusions from it ... The survey covers Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Jains of India ... The picture emerges of the ancient civilisation that is working out ways in the modern age to cohabit ... .

The Tories are learning that culture wars make you enemies as well as friends

New Statesman 14 Jul 2021
The conflict itself is not new – politicians have been arguing about history, patriotism and social values since the dawn of civilisation (just look at the collapse of ancient Greek democracy, or the crisis of national identity Rome suffered after the civil war in 30 BCE). But the branding is, as is the growing view that the woke vs ... But be warned ... .

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