Ohio Memory, a product of the Ohio Historical Society and the State Library of Ohio Ancient Egyptian scripts (hieroglyphs, hieratic and demotic) Origins of Egyptian Hieroglyphs The ancient Egyptians believed that writing was invented by the god Thoth and called their hieroglyphic script "mdju netjer" ("words of the gods"). The word hieroglyph comes from the Greek hieros (sacred) plus glypho (inscriptions) and was first used by Clement of Alexandria. The earliest known examples of writing in Egypt have been dated to 3,400 BC. The hieroglyphic script was used mainly for formal inscriptions on the walls of temples and tombs. After the Emperor Theodsius I ordered the closure of all pagan temples throughout the Roman empire in the late 4th century AD, knowledge of the hieroglyphic script was lost. decipher the script. Decipherment Many people have attempted to decipher the Egyptian scripts since the 5th century AD, when Horapollo provided explanations of nearly two hundred glyphs, some of which were correct. Notable features Used to write: Egyptian, an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until about the 10th century AD. Determinatives
Home · September 11 Digital Archive Perseus Digital Library Ancient Egypt Online New Deal Network: The Great Depression, the 1930s, and the Roosevelt Administration Welcome to the Museum of the History of Science - Museum of the History of Science : Museum of the History of Science Ancient Greece AEC534/WC196: Introduction to Social Network Research: Application of Social Network Analysis in Extension Anil Kumar Chaudhary and Laura A. Warner2 Introduction to Social Network Analysis Social Network Analysis (SNA) is an innovative approach Extension professionals can use to understand interactions among Extension clientele. Social Networks Networks are “a set of nodes and the set of ties representing some relationship, or lack of relationship, between the nodes” (Brass, Galaskiewicz, Greve, & Tsai, 2004, p. 795). Viewed from a network perspective, every actor in a society is part of an interwoven network of relationships. Figure 1. Matrix for Cienega Watershed Participants Collaborating on Invasive Species Issues in 2008. Credit: Adapted from “Social network analysis: A tool to improve understanding of collaborative management groups” by A. [Click thumbnail to enlarge.] Figure 2. Network map of UM Extension by program area. Adapted from “Mapping Extension's networks: Using social network analysis to explore Extension's outreach” by T., Bartholomay, S., M. Use of Social Network Analysis Vera, E.
The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius (/ɔːˈriːliəs/; Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; 26 April 121 – 17 March 180 AD), called the Philosopher, was Roman emperor from 161 to 180. He was adopted by Antoninus Pius, whose daughter Faustina he married and whom he and his adoptive brother, Lucius Verus, succeeded. He ruled the Roman Empire with Lucius until Lucius' death in 169, and with his son by Faustina, Commodus, from 177. He was the last of the rulers traditionally known as the Five Good Emperors. He was a practitioner of Stoicism, and his personal philosophical writings, which later came to be called Meditations, are a significant source of the modern understanding of ancient Stoic philosophy. During his reign, the Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire in the East; Marcus' general Avidius Cassius sacked the Parthian capital Ctesiphon in 164. Sources The major sources depicting the life and rule of Marcus are patchy and frequently unreliable. Early life and career Name ...
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