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  Ancient Scripts: Sumerian
Moreover, instead of repeating the same picture over and over again to represent multiple objects of the same type, they used diferent kinds of small marks to "count" the number of objects, thus adding a system for enumerating objects to their incipient system of symbols.
But starting after 3000 BCE these strokes started to evolve into wedges, thus changing the visual style of the signs from linear to "cuneiform".
As the Sumerian language had a high number of monosyllabic words, there was a high degree of homophony, meaning that there is a large number of words that sound alike or identical.
www.ancientscripts.com /sumerian.html   (1252 words)

  
  Petroglyphs From Armenia, 9000-3000 BCE
These three pictographs were executed between the 8th and 4th millenia BCE, (9000 to 3000 BCE).
According to archaelogists, the drawings are associated with Neolithic cultures, especially in the higher mountain regions (Aragats and Aghmaghan and the basin of Lake Sevan).
In the Kingdom of Van, 810 BCE, inscriptions of economic and sacrificial nature were written in hieroglyphics.
www.chgs.umn.edu /Visual___Artistic_Resources/Armenia/Petroglyphs_From_Armenia__9000/petroglyphs_from_armenia__9000.html   (298 words)

  
 Science Timeline
In the second millenium bce, in the Rig-Veda it was maintained the Earth was a globe and in the Yajur-Veda that the Earth circled the Sun.
About 510 bce, Almaeon of Crotona, a member of the Pythagorean medical circle, located the seat of perception in the brain, or enkephalos, and maintained that there were passages connecting the senses to the brain, a position he was said to have arrived at by dissections of the optic nerve.
By about 335 bce, Aristotle had said that universals are abstractions from particulars and that we "have knowledge of a scientific fact when we can prove that it could not be otherwise." But "since observation never shows whether this is the case," he established "reason rather observation at the center of scientific effort" (Park 1990:32).
www.sciencetimeline.net /prehistory.htm   (6591 words)

  
 Europe before 1000 BCE
It was preceded by agriculture and the raising of animals, which appeared in sunny Greece as early as 6000 BCE - around the time that people there built stone walls around their villages, presumably to protect themselves from wild animals and marauding outsiders.
By 4000 BCE, Europeans were using a wooden plow, and, sometime after 4000, farming spread to people around the Vistula River and into Scandinavia, while in Finland those people to be known as Finns hunted seals and bred pigs.
By around 2000 BCE the Bell Beakers had traveled as far as what is now Czech Republic in central Europe, as far as Corsica, Sicily and North Africa, and they had entered Britain as far north as what is now Scotland.
fsmitha.com /h1/ch07.htm   (1502 words)

  
 NASA - Five Millennium Catalog of Hybrid Solar Eclipses
-1999 to +3000 (2000 BCE to 3000 CE)
Solar Eclipses: -1999 to +3000 (2000 BCE to 3000 CE)
The distribution of the three classes of hybrid eclipses during the five Millennium period -1999 to +3000 (2000 BCE to 3000 CE) is shown in the following table.
sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov /eclipse/SEcat5/SEhybrid5.html   (1414 words)

  
 Chronofile: BCE Section-06   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From 7 to 5,000 BCE settlements of permanent houses are being built on the fertile plains of Greece.
By 3000-2700 BCE the Egyptians were producing quality vintages which were held in graded/assessed and stamped/labeled amphorae (clay-jugs) marking the vintage year and provenance of the wine.
By 4,300 BCE there is the beginning of several cities other than Eridu in the convergence of the Tigris and Euphrates river delta on the Persian Gulf (near Kuwait of today).
hometown.aol.com /eilatlog/chronofile/timeBCE-06.html   (5016 words)

  
 Global Networking Timeline: 30,000 BCE-999 CE
3000 BCE - [M] A 13,000 km strong network of long-distance trade routes spans the seas (a total of 1,000 km) and lands (a total of 12,000 km) of Eurasia and Africa (reanalysis of Sherratt 2003 data in Ciolek, forthcoming).
A second network (in addition to that established circa 4000 BCE in Mesopotamia), centered on north-eastern China, was established (Sherratt 2003).
Distant signalling stations would use torches to indicate the beginning and end of the transmission, as well as which of the many possible water levels was to be noted down and interpreted according to a given codebook (James and Thorpe 1994, cited in Chang et al.
www.ciolek.com /GLOBAL/early.html   (2873 words)

  
 The Henna Page - The Encyclopedia of Henna
Location of Artifacts Between 6000 BCE and 3000 BCE That Have Positive Evidence of Henna Use
Location of Artifacts Between 3000 BCE and 1400 BCE That Have Positive Evidence of Henna Use
Location of Artifacts between 700 BCE and 1250 BCE That Have Positive Evidence of Henna Use
www.hennapage.com /henna/encyclopedia/geography   (667 words)

  
 Astrology - Earthlore Explorations Historic Overview - Early Concepts of Heavenly Influence
By 2001 BCE the astronomers of China had determined the length of the year to be 365 days as well as the cardinal points of direction.
The layout of this stone circle was submitted to computer analysis, and a wide range of alignments were found showing this monument to be a gigantic megalithic computer.
His instruments were so accurate that by 150 BCE he determined the length of the year to within six minutes.
www.elore.com /Astrology/History/early.htm   (1644 words)

  
 Classics at Victoria University of Wellington: Classics Museum
From the Orientalising Period (700-600 BCE) there are a number of small Corinthian vases including a concave pyxis (box) with friezes of animals and an aryballos with a procession of warriors with shields.
From the Archaic Period (600-480 BCE), we have a number of vases in the Attic fl figure style: several lekythoi (jugs or cruets), an olpe with Achilles slaying Penthesilea, a neck amphora with satyrs carrying maenads, and a kylix or cup (inscribed) with two silens running, one on either side of the vase.
From the Classical Period (480-323 BCE) we exhibit a white ground aryballos illustrated with a winged Nike (Victory), as well as a white ground lekythos with a nude male figure wearing a petasos (a travelling hat).
www.vuw.ac.nz /Classics/about/classics_museum.html   (1142 words)

  
 Climate, Culture, and Catastrophe in the Ancient World
This page presents a summary narrative of and links to geological and paleoclimatalogical data bearing on the remarkable events of 3000 BCE (calendar years BC), when urban/technological society began.
(3000 BC) This period the Atlantic or altithermal or hypsithermal, (4000 BC) with temperatures 5 degrees warmer than at present, raining all the time, Lake Chad one hundred feet higher until 3000 BC.
(3000 BC) In Santa Barbara the Mid Holocene Atlantic wet period features high human population growth (3300 BC) with increasing hunting, sea fishing, residential bases, status ranking, mortar and pestle use for large pulpy seeds, technology in general.
www.stanford.edu /~meehan/donnellyr/summary.html   (1440 words)

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