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40 Fascinating Lectures for Linguistics Geeks

40 Fascinating Lectures for Linguistics Geeks
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Stonehenge occupé 5000 années plus tôt qu'on ne le pensait Stonehenge occupé 5000 années plus tôt qu'on ne le pensait première photo aérienne de Stonehenge, 1906 De récentes fouilles ont révélé que la zone de Stonehenge était occupée 3000 ans avant sa construction. La fouille archéologique, à environ 1.5km des pierres, a révélé que des gens étaient installés là en 7500 avant JC. Les résultats, révélés par des bénévoles et un petit budget, sont de 5000 ans plus tôt qu'on ne le pensait précédemment. Le Dr Josh Pollard, de l'Université de Southampton, a déclaré que l'équipe avait "trouvé la communauté qui a mis en place le premier monument à Stonehenge". La "tâche cachée" archéologique. Le projet à petite échelle a été menée par l'archéologue David Jacques, venant de l'Université. Il a d'abord repéré le site d'Amesbury sur des photographies aériennes, en tant qu'étudiant. Il était supposé avoir été complètement aménagé au 18ème siècle, mais M. Le site, qui contient une source naturelle, est la source d'eau douce la plus proche de Stonehenge. Et M.

Water Animal Guide Quick find... Filter By: type diet region continent all Fish This combination might work, but unfortunately the animals with those characteristics don't live with us at the zoo. Bonnethead Shark Butterfly Fish Cownose Stingray Damsel Epaulette Shark Garden Eel Orbicular Batfish Zebra Shark Parkin Archeological State Park The Parkin site was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1964 for its significance as a type site of the Parkin Phase.[2][3] In 1966, the Parkin Indian Mound was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.[1] Parkin Archeological State Park is located at 60 Arkansas Highway 184 North, Parkin, Arkansas. Culture of the Parkin Phase[edit] The Parkin Site is the type site for an important Late Mississippian cultural component, the Parkin phase, which dates from about 1400–1700 CE. The Parkin phase was a collection of villages along the St. In the early 1540s, the Spanish Hernando de Soto expedition is believed to have visited several sites in the Parkin Phase, which is usually identified as the Province of Casqui,[5] with the Nodena Phase being identified as the province of Pacaha. Settlement pattern[edit] The distribution of Parkin Phase sites along the St. Agriculture and food[edit] Maize was the main foodstuff grown by the peoples of Parkin Language[edit] Parkin Site, circa 1539.

20 New Lines from The Epic of Gilgamesh Discovered in Iraq, Adding New Details to the Story The Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the oldest narratives in the world, got a surprise update last month when the Sulaymaniyah Museum in the Kurdistan region of Iraq announced that it had discovered 20 new lines of the Babylonian-Era poem of gods, mortals, and monsters. Since the poem has existed in fragments since the 18th century BC, there has always been the possibility that more would turn up. And yet the version we’re familiar with — the one discovered in 1853 in Nineveh — hasn’t changed very much over recent decades. The text remained fairly fixed — that is, until the fall of Baghdad in 2003 and the intense looting that followed yielded something new. Since that time, the History Blog notes: the [Sulaymaniyah] museum has a matter of policy paid smugglers to keep artifacts from leaving the country, no questions asked. That’s a pretty good deal for these extra lines that not only add to the poem’s length, but have now cleared up some of the mysteries in the other chapters. Related content:

Sydney's North Head cemetery: Archaeologists unearth hidden graves and last resting place of bubonic plague victims Posted Archaeologists are discovering scores of hidden graves at the cemetery that is the final resting place of the first person to die of the bubonic plague in Australia. The scientists are using ground-penetrating radar to survey the Third Quarantine Cemetery at North Head in Sydney. The quarantine station was in operation between the 1830s and 1984, and the cemetery opened in 1881. Sydney Harbour Foundation Trust heritage architect Libby Bennett said people buried at the site included Sydney residents. "There are people that lived in Pyrmont and The Rocks that are buried here," Ms Bennett said. It is also the final resting place for at least 241 people, who were buried after they died from diseases including influenza, the bubonic plague and smallpox. Early results suggested the true number of people buried there was much higher. Among the now unmarked graves is Thomas Riley Dudley — the first person to die from the plague in Australia, in February 1910.

Maurya Empire The Maurya Empire was a geographically extensive Iron Age historical power in ancient India, ruled by the Maurya dynasty from 322–185 BCE. Originating from the kingdom of Magadha in the Indo-Gangetic Plain (modern Bihar, eastern Uttar Pradesh) in the eastern side of the Indian subcontinent, the empire had its capital city at Pataliputra (modern Patna).[1][2] The Empire was founded in 322 BCE by Chandragupta Maurya, who had overthrown the Nanda Dynasty and rapidly expanded his power westwards across central and western India, taking advantage of the disruptions of local powers in the wake of the withdrawal westward by Alexander's Hellenic armies. By 316 BCE the empire had fully occupied Northwestern India, defeating and conquering the satraps left by Alexander.[3] Chandragupta then defeated the invasion led by Seleucus I, a Macedonian general from Alexander's army, gaining additional territory west of the Indus River.[4] History[edit] Chandragupta Maurya and Chanakya[edit] Bindusara[edit]

HISTORY OF THE HITTITES The first Indo-European empire: 17th century BC A group of tribes, speaking Indo-European languages and collectively known as the Hittites, establish themselves as the dominant power in Anatolia. Their capital is at Bogazkoy, a dramatically fortified city on a steep slope among ravines; its walls and towers enclose no fewer than five great temples. The priest-king who makes this place his capital in the 17th century BC is Hattusilis I. He has ambitions for his people. Eager to give his empire full credentials, Hattusilis brings back from Syria a team of scribes, expert in cuneiform. When the clay tablets of this archive are discovered, in the 20th century, they provide the basis for our knowledge of the Hittites. The magic of iron: from 1500 BC The Hittites are the first people to work iron, in Anatolia from about 1500 BC. The furthest extent of the empire: 16th - 12th century BC In about 1600 the Hittites reach and destroy Babylon, before retreating again to their Anatolian heartland.

Vedic period The Vedic period (or Vedic age) was a period in history during which the Vedas, the oldest scriptures of Hinduism, were composed. The time span of the period is uncertain. Philological and linguistic evidence indicates that the Rigveda, the oldest of the Vedas, was composed roughly between 1700 and 1100 BCE, also referred to as the early Vedic period.[1] The end of the period is commonly estimated to have occurred about 500 BCE, and 150 BCE has been suggested as a terminus ante quem for all Vedic Sanskrit literature. Transmission of texts in the Vedic period was by oral tradition alone,[3] and a literary tradition set in only in post-Vedic times. After the end of the Vedic period, the Mahajanapadas period in turn gave way to the Maurya Empire (from ca. 320 BCE), the golden age of classical Sanskrit literature. Map of northern India in the later Vedic age. History Early Vedic Period (1500–1000 BCE) Later Vedic period (1000–500 BCE) Second urbainsation Political organisation Economy Culture

Mohenjo Alphabet - same as Easter Island Indus Valley Civilization The major sites of the Indus Valley Civilization imposed over modern borders The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilization (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE) extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India (see map). Along with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, it was one of three early civilizations of the Old World, and the most widespread among them, covering an area of 1.25 million km2.[3] It flourished in the basins of the Indus River, one of the major rivers of Asia, and the now dried up Sarasvati River,[4][5] which once coursed through northwest India and eastern Pakistan together with its tributaries flowed along a channel, presently identified as that of the Ghaggar-Hakra River on the basis of various scientific studies.[7][8][9] The Harappan language is not directly attested and its affiliation is uncertain since the Indus script is still undeciphered. Discovery and history of excavation Chronology Geography Cities

BBC Bitesize - KS2 History - Indus Valley Un ado découvre une cité maya William Gadoury, un adolescent de Saint-Jean-de-Matha dans Lanaudière, est devenu une petite vedette à la NASA, à l’Agence spatiale canadienne et à l’Agence spatiale japonaise, alors que sa découverte est sur le point d’être diffusée dans une revue scientifique. Passionné des Mayas depuis plusieurs années, il a analysé 22 constellations mayas et s’est aperçu que s’il reliait sur une carte les étoiles des constellations, la forme de chacune d’entre elles correspondait au positionnement de 117 cités mayas. Aucun scientifique n’avait encore découvert une telle corrélation entre les étoiles et l’emplacement des villes mayas. Le génie de William a cependant été d’analyser une 23e constellation. Celle-ci contenait trois étoiles et seulement deux cités correspondaient sur la carte. Une des 5 plus grosses cités Le Journal a eu accès aux images satellites où l’on voit différentes structures de ce qui pourrait bien être une ancienne cité. «C’est toujours une question d’argent. Photo courtoisie

History of Latvia The History of Latvia began when the area that is today Latvia was settled following the end of the last glacial period, around 9000 BC. Ancient Baltic peoples appeared during the second millennium BC, and four distinct tribal realms in Latvia's territories were identifiable towards the end of the first millennium AD. Latvia's principal river, the Daugava River, was at the head of an important mainland route from the Baltic region through Russia into southern Europe and the Middle East, used by the Vikings and later Nordic and German traders. In the early medieval period, the region's peoples resisted Christianisation and became subject to attack in the Northern Crusades. Today's capital, Riga, founded in 1201 by Teutonic colonists at the mouth of the Daugava, became a strategic base in a papally-sanctioned conquest of the area by the Livonian Brothers of the Sword. From the mid-1940s, the country was subject to Soviet economic control and saw considerable Russification of its peoples.

Site de l'univers social au primaire » La société des incas et iroquoienne vers 1500 Projet partagé par Hélène Labranche – Commission scolaire des Hauts-Cantons Présentation projet Incas Jones Guide de l’enseignant Présentation sur les Incas Professeur Techno La carte de l’empire Incas Journal de bord de l’élève Pamphlet territoire final Corrigé activité 2 Corrigé activité 4 Corrigé éléments du territoire Points cardinaux: Est Nord Ouest Sud

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