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Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

Hi there, my name’s John Green and this is Crash Course: World History, and today we’re going to talk about Egypt. No, not that Egypt. Older. Older. Older. Less fictional. Yes, that one. Ancient Egypt is probably the most influential of the river valley civilizations. Like you might not recognize any Assyrian Kings or Assyrian …

The Oldest Language

The Oldest Language

What Is The Oldest Language? By oldest, I mean out of the thousands of languages spoken around the world today, which one has been spoken for the longest time? This is a minefield of a topic and most linguists I talked to do not want to touch this subject with a ten-foot pole, for a …

Cannabis: A Lost History (FULL DOCUMENTARY)

In 2012, after 75 years of prohibition, Colorado and Washington state legalized recreational marijuana, with other states slowly but surely following suit. But long before prohibition, Long before the united states, even, Cannabis had been established as an integral part of human civilization. From it’s depiction in the cave paintings of Japan To it’s usage …

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 Real Reason Cleopatra Killed Herself

The Real Reason Cleopatra Killed Herself

In the annals of world history the story of Cleopatra VII stands among the most fascinating tales ever told. Admired for her divine beauty and her unconquerable intelligence, as well as famous for her relationships with the Roman generals Mark Antony and Julius Caesar, the name Cleopatra is forever written into the fabric of the …