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Egypt’s Revolutionary Pharaoh

Egypt’s Revolutionary Pharaoh

You are in my heart. There is no other who knows you. Only your son, Sole-One-of-Ra Whom you have taught your ways and your might. Those on earth come from your hand as you made them. When you have dawned, they live. When you set, they die. You yourself are a lifetime; one lives by …

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 …

6 Chemical Reactions That Changed History

6 Chemical Reactions That Changed History

[MUSIC] Physics might show us the universe’s basic building blocks, and biology lets the universe understand itself, but chemistry is where all the fun happens in between. We have thousands of chemical reactions going on inside us every second, but it’s the ones we’ve mastered with our hands, in labs and workshops and factories and …