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  Agriculture - MSN Encarta
According to carbon dating, wheat and barley were domesticated in the Middle East in the 8th millennium bc; millet and rice in China and south-eastern Asia by 5500 bc; and squash in Mexico by about 8000 bc.
Grapes and wine were mentioned in Egyptian records about 2900 bc, and trade in olive oil and wine was widespread in the Mediterranean area in the 1st millennium bc.
In Mesopotamia in the 3rd millennium bc a funnel-like device was attached to the plough to aid in planting seeds, and other early forms of drills were used in China.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761572257_2/Agriculture.html   (1660 words)

  Britain.tv Wikipedia - 8000 BC
8000 BC – Settlements at Akure in present-day southwest Nigeria are established.
8000 BC – Settlements at Øvre Eiker and Nedre Eiker in present-day Buskerud, Norway are established.
8,000 BC is the approximate birth date of The Emperor in the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=8000_BC   (774 words)

 8000 BC - 500 AD
The period before 8,000 BC is unknown, the only prove that during this time Europe was inhabited can be found in the grottos in France and Germany.
8000 to 2000 BC The introduction and effects of settled agriculture in western and central Europe.
2000 to 1000 BC This period is marked by the rise of warrior elites in western and central Europe.
www.earth-history.com /Europe/ancient-europe.htm   (2104 words)

 The Bible UFO Connection - UFOs In History - 45,000 BC - 9 BC
BC China: From the book " Memories of the Sovereigns and the Kings " published in the 3rd century AD, in China, in the third millennium B.C., before the birth of Huang Ti or of Chi You, "sons from the sky", would descend to Earth on a star which was the shape of a saucer.
BC Phoenicia, Tyre: During the siege of the trade capital of Phoenicia by the Greeks a fleet of flying shields is described as plunged from the sky and crashed upon the city walls.
BC Rome: Glowing lamps were seen in the sky at Praeneste, a shield was observed at Arpi and in the Amiterno district, the sky was all on fire, and men in white garments appear.
www.bibleufo.com /ufos.htm   (1145 words)

 Ancient Egypt - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
In the late 20th century archaeologists discovered evidence of human habitation before 8000 bc in an area in the southwestern corner of Egypt, near the border with Sudan.
By 3500 bc, the settlement of Hierakonpolis, located on the west bank of the Nile between Luxor and Aswān, had become a central site of Predynastic culture—that is, the culture that existed before the time of the first Egyptian dynasties, or families of rulers.
The Egyptians were able to regain control in 404 bc, but their last native dynasties ruled under conditions of internal discord and continual external conflicts.
encarta.msn.com /text_461511156___3/Ancient_Egypt.html   (3697 words)

 Palestine - Crystalinks
The beginning of the third millennium BC was characterized with the emergence of the old empires in the east accompanied by the discovery of writing and the start of writing history.
Egyptian hegemony and Canaanite autonomy were constantly challenged during the 2nd millennium BC by such ethnically diverse invaders as the Amorites, Hittites, and Hurrians.
Israel fell to Assyria in 722 and 721 BC, and Judah was conquered in 586 BC by Babylonia, which destroyed Jerusalem and exiled most of the Jews living there.
www.crystalinks.com /palestine.html   (2877 words)

 The Mahabharata and the Sindhu-Sarasvati Tradition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Furthermore, the date of 1424 BC sits in the middle of an obscure period, and it is hard to see how the events of that age would not have left markers in the archaeological record.
The idea of invasion or large-scale immigration of outsiders into India displacing the original population in the middle of the second millennium BC has been rejected since it is not in accord with archaeological facts, skeletal records, and the continuity of the cultural tradition.
Given the extensive nature of the king-lists and the teacher-lists it is impossible that the origin of the Mahabharata-Purana tradition could be brought down to the beginning of the second millennium BC as espoused by the proponents of the theories of Aryan invasion and migration.
subhashkak.voiceofdharma.com /articles/mahabharatII.htm   (5387 words)

 Ancient Egypt - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Along the Nile, in 10th millennium BC, a grain-grinding culture using the earliest type of sickle blades had been replaced by another culture of hunters, fishers, and gathering peoples using stone tools.
Climate changes and/or overgrazing around 8000 BC began to desiccate the pastoral lands of Egypt, eventually forming the Sahara (c.
The earliest evidence (circa 1600 BC) of traditional empiricism is credited to Egypt, as evidenced by the Edwin Smith and Ebers papyri.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Ancient_Egypt   (3248 words)

 8th millennium BC at AllExperts
*Circa 8000 BC–Settlements at Øvre Eiker and Nedre Eiker in present-day Buskerud, Norway are established.
*7227 BC is the supposed date of the fall of Atlantis according to Rudolf Steiner.
*8,000 BC is the approximate birth date of The Emperor in the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/8th_millennium_bc.htm   (816 words)

 Pages of Shades - Native Americans
About 3000 BC the Southwesterners learned to grow maize (also known as corn), which had been domesticated in Mexico, but for centuries it was only a minor food.
About 300 BC, some Mexicans whose culture was based on cultivating maize, beans, and squash in irrigated fields migrated to southern Arizona.
Distantly related to the Inuit and Yuit are the Aleuts, who since 6000 BC have remained in their homeland on the Aleutian Islands, fishing and hunting sea mammals.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/nativeam6.htm   (3418 words)

 Predynastic Egypt
The Predynastic Period of Egypt (prior to 3100 BC) is the period that culminates in the rise of the Old Kingdom and the first of the thirty dynasties based on royal residences, by which Egyptologists divide the history of pharaonic civilization using a schedule laid out first by Manetho's Aegyptiaca.
Subsistence in organized and permanent settlements in ancient Egypt by the middle of the 6th millennium BC centered predominantly on cereal and animal agriculture: cattle, goats, pigs and sheep.
By 4000 BC we have evidence of pre-dynastic alchemists having invented the use of mortar (masonry) via one of the oldest known of chemical reactions.
www.crystalinks.com /predynasticegypt.html   (783 words)

Along the Nile, in the 10th millennium BC, a grain-grinding culture using the earliest type of sickle blades had become replaced by another culture of hunters, fishers and gathering peoples using stone tools.
Climate changes and/or overgrazing around 8000 BC began to desiccate the pastoral lands of Egypt, eventually forming the Sahara (c.
Around 3100 BC a king unified the whole of the Nile Valley between the Delta and the First Cataract at Aswan, with the centre of power in Memphis.
www.the-world-in-focus.com /Africa/Egypt/History/history.html   (1036 words)

 Southern Europe, 8000–2000 B.C. | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
7250–6000 B.C. Franchthi Cave in the Argolid, Greece, attests to the earliest deliberate burials in Greece.
7000 B.C. Evidence of emmer and einkorn wheat, barley, sheep, goats, and pigs suggests that a food-producing economy is adopted in Greece and the Aegean.
It reaches its apogee between 1700 and 1100 B.C. with the establishment of centers, known as palaces, that concentrate political and economic power, as well as artistic activity, and may serve as centers for the redistribution of agricultural commodities.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/ht/02/eus/ht02eus.htm   (829 words)

 Lake Erie Coastal Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The first to occupy the Lake Erie coastal region were Paleo-Indians (9500 - 8000 BC), big-game hunters who hunted mastodon, bison and other large mammals which flourished on the tundra immediately after the glaciers.
The Woodland Period (1000 BC to 1000 AD) continued the practices of hunting and gathering, although advancements were made in fishing nets, bows and arrows.
Prehistoric Ohio and Northeastern Ohio artifacts from 1O,OOO BC to 1650 AD and crafts of North America from 1800 to present are displayed at The Indian Museum.
www.coastalohio.com /site.asp?id=174   (243 words)

 Culture of India
From 8000 BC, the Mesolithic age began and continued upto 4000 BC in India.
This was the Chalcolithic phase (1800 BC to 1000 BC).
Around the beginning of the third millennium BC, a culture appeared to the south-east of Baluchistan, which evolved into what is now known as the Indus Valley or Harappan civilization.
www.desperdes.us /culture1.htm   (784 words)

 Missouri Prehistory
The Paleoindian Period (12,000 - 8000 BC) is generally recognized as representing the earliest human occupation in North America.
The Dalton Period (8000 - 7000 BC) is the transitional period from the Paleoindian big game hunting tradition to the broader hunting-gathering tradition of Archaic peoples.
Remains from the Early Woodland Period (1000 - 500 BC) are rare in Missouri and it appears that the Late Archaic cultural pattern persisted throughout most of the state.
www.modot.org /services/engineering/prehistory.htm   (826 words)

 Technology Outline
The rear, or belly, of the bow is reinforced with horn to increase the bow's resistance to bending.
Because of the the difficulty in casting bronze and its limited strength, axe blades were broad and joined to a handle at three points with bindings or rivets.
End of 2nd Millenium BC Horses are bred with the strength and stamina to carry men.
www.warscholar.com /Year/TechnologyOutline.html   (2771 words)

 Sicilian Peoples: The Sicanians - Best of Sicily Magazine - Sikania, Sikelia, Thapsos, Castelluccio, Prehistoric Sicily.
Cave drawings confirm a presence by 6000 BC, if not earlier, and there is no evidence to suggest anything but a continuous presence since that period.
Developed some time before 1200 BC, the Phoenician alphabet was used in some form in early Etruscan and Greek, and also influenced the writing systems of Hebrew and Aramaic.
It would not be inappropriate to postulate that an identifiably "Sicanian" culture existed in many parts of Sicily by 1600 BC; it certainly existed before the presumed date of arrival of the Elymians and Sicels a few centuries later.
www.bestofsicily.com /mag/art141.htm   (2219 words)

 Neolithic Turkey
In the middle of the settlement is a center and around it are monumental, rectangular structures and houses.
The walls and the floors of Hacilar houses which are made of mud-brick on stone foundations are lime mortared and red painted.
The Catalhoyuk settlement, on the 52 km southeast of Konya and north of the town of Cumra is, dated back to 6800-5000 BC and it is the most developed center of the Near East and the Aegean.
www.turizm.net /turkey/history/neolithic.html   (768 words)

 The Stone Age
But also by 8000 BC (if not even somewhat earlier) in certain semi-arid environments of the world's middle latitudes, traces of a quite different course of development began to appear.
This variety may be the result of adaptations to changed ecological conditions associated with the retreat of glaciers, the growth of forests in Europe and deserts in N Africa, and the disappearance of the large game of the Ice Age.
By 1500 B.C., Neolithic cultures based on the cultivation of corn, beans, squash, and other plants were present in Mexico and South America, leading to the rise of the Inca and Aztec civilizations and spreading to other parts of the Americas by the time of European contact.
history-world.org /stone_age.htm   (2504 words)

 8th millennium BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
7200 BC - 5000 BC: Ain Ghazal, Jordan is inhabited.
7220 BC – Eruption of Mount Edgecumbe, Alaska.
Northern Europe - Women supposedly developed blonde ("blond" for males) hair and blue eyes to allure or attract scarce population of males due to conditions in the north (The Sunday Times, 26 February 2006)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/8000_BC   (799 words)

 Book Review: The Message of the Sphinx
They point out the studies of several accomplished geologists and climatologists who claim that the heavy weathering observable over the entire body of the Sphinx (except those parts restored in Classical times or recent years like the front paws) is of a type due to heavy rains experienced over a long period of time.
Hancock and Bauval put forth the theory that the Sphinx was built in approximately 10,500 BC by persons unknown, or at least unacknowledged by conventional archeologists.
The Sphinx is positioned such that in 10,500 BC (give or take a few years; precession is a very slow process) a remarkable astronomical arrangement of the Sun, Orion, and the constellation of Leo occurs.
www.duntemann.com /sphinx.htm   (1049 words)

 History of Ancient Egypt and Egyptian Pyramids
Along the Nile, in 10th millennium BC, a grain-grinding culture using the earliest type of sickle blades had been replaced by another culture of hunters, fishers, and gathering peoples using stone tools.
Climate changes and/or overgrazing around 8000 BC began to desiccate the pastoral lands of Egypt, eventually forming the Sahara (c.2500 BC), and early tribes naturally migrated to the Nile river where they developed a settled agricultural economy and more centralized society (see Nile: History).
By 6000 BC ancient Egyptians in the southwestern corner of Egypt were herding cattle and constructing large buildings.
www.joinafrica.com /countries1/Egypt/historyancientegypt.htm   (587 words)

 In Depth Background Information
It is likely that during the Paleo-Indian period (11000-8000 BC), the Post-Ice Age landscape of the Washington DC area was a relatively open forest with some northern pines, white birch, and maple trees.
During the Archaic period (8000- 1200 BC), the climate became warmer and drier, and melting glaciers flooded rivers, resulting in the creation of the Chesapeake Bay.
During the Woodland period (1000 BC to AD 1600), it is possible that Rock Creek was used by native peoples as hunting and fishing grounds.
www.nps.gov /archive/rocr/naturecenter/Educational/npindepth.htm   (2158 words)

 The History Of The Holy Jerusalem
During the third millennium BC, the Ammonites, the Canaanites and also the Yabousians and the Phoenicians, which are considered sub-branches of the Canaanites, had migrated to settle in Palestine.
The Canaanites settled on the plains of Palestine and the Ammonites settled in the mountains.
As to the Iron Age (1200 BC-330 BC), it seems that in its early period (approximately 1200 BC), Palestine had received groups of emigrants who came from various regions, the most important ones were "the peoples of the sea" migrations.
library.thinkquest.org /C0110767/english/data.phtml?ID=2   (1151 words)

 New Page 1
By 15,000 BC the Adamites in the second garden had become so blended with the other races, particularly the Nodites, that they could no longer be considered Adamites.
By 13,000 BC Chinese culture was being boosted by a steady inpouring of blended Andites and Andonites carrying Andite blood eastward from Sinkiang and Tibet to the upper valley of the Yellow River.
By 8000 BC many groups of Andites had penetrated to the ends of the earth as missionaries, teachers, and traders.
www.squarecircles.com /race/ANDITES.htm   (2756 words)

 From Ancient Persia to Contemporary Iran - History of Iran Timeline
1000 BC -- The Prophet Zoroaster was one of the first prophets to introduce the concepts of: monotheism, duality of good and evil, mankind's free choice between the two alternatives, messianic redemption, resurrection, final judgement, heaven (the word "paradise" comes from Old Persian), hell and the notion of an almighty, kind, loving and forgiving God.
The name of the founder of the dynasty, Arsaces, became the title of all Parthian kings in much the same way that the name of Caesar was later to become the title of all Roman emperors.
Their victory over the Romans in 53 BC elevated the Parthians into a superpower of their era.
www.mage.com /TLbody.html   (5130 words)

 Stone Age information - Search.com
Agriculture and the culture it led to spread to the Mediterranean, the Indus valley, China, and Southeast Asia.
An animal hide tent dated to around 15,000 to 10,000 BC (in the Magdalenian) was discovered at Plateau Parain, France.
The Altamira cave paintings in Spain were done 14,000 to 12,000 BC and show, among others, bisons.
www.search.com /reference/Stone_Age   (3123 words)

 CiteULike: Palaeodiet of Mesolithic and Neolithic populations of Meuse Basin (Belgium): evidence from stable isotopes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The human diet was investigated using the carbon and nitrogen isotopic signatures of 93 Mesolithic and Neolithic specimens (~10,000-2000 BC) from the Meuse Basin (Belgium).
During the Ancient Mesolithic period (~9300-8000 BC), the environment was generally open and the main dietary protein was provided by hunted terrestrial mammals, with the possible addition of freshwater resources.
Human remains are not available in the Meuse Basin from around 8000 BC to 4300 BC, thus preventing the study of the Mesolithic-Neolithic dietary transition in this region.
www.citeulike.org /user/EsepBib/article/918302   (455 words)

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