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The Alphabet – Origins of Writing – Extra History

As the world ended with fire and sword, and one by one, the lights of civilization were snuffed out, old ideas died, and from their ashes, new ideas came. Ideas that would change the world. (intro) As we’ve talked about the Bronze Age Collapse, we’ve mentioned time and again that, across much of the ancient …

History of Athens – Part 1

History of Athens – Part 1

with the spreading of civilization from the faraway lands of Mesopotamia the idea of the city slowly crept its way into mainland Greece with several cities such as Mycenae and Sparta being founded one of these new urban settlements occupied a small but fair secure region in mainland Greece this growing city drew the attention …