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From Ancient to Modern: A brief history of Greek jewellery

Greek City Times 25 May 2022
The ancient roots of Greek jewellery ... The establishment of the Greek state in the 19th century brought an influx of European influences while, at the same time, the establishment of a national education system led to the re-evaluation of not only the ancient Greek civilisation, but also the more recent one.
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A man navigate on a street during a sand storm in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, May 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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Iraq sandstorm grounds flights, sends 1,000 to hospitals

The Jordan Times 24 May 2022
BAGHDAD — Iraq closed public buildings and temporarily shut airports on Monday as another sandstorm — the ninth since mid-April — hit the country ... More trees needed ... Oil-rich Iraq is known in Arabic as the land of the two rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates, where the ancient civilisations of Mesopotamia flourished ... Image. Section. Region Display Lead for.
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A local’s guide to Jaén, Spain: sunsets and sundowners in Andalucía

The Observer 23 May 2022
Food ... My favourite is El Abuelo, which has amazing tapas ... Inspiration. The Íbero Museo is dedicated to the ancient civilisations of the Iberian peninsula. Photograph. Japhotos/Alamy ... Check out the Museo Provincial ... Spain road trip ... Nearby, the modern Íbero Museo is, as its name suggests, dedicated to the ancient civilisations of the Iberian peninsula ... .
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Iraq sandstorm grounds flights, at least 1,000 hospitalised

RTE 23 May 2022
Iraq closed public buildings and temporarily shut airports today as another sandstorm - the ninth since mid-April - hit the country ... More trees needed ... Oil-rich Iraq is known in Arabic as the land of the two rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates, where the ancient civilisations of Mesopotamia flourished ... .
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Reducing India to civic nation bound by Constitution disregards its history: JNU VC

The Siasat Daily 20 May 2022
Reducing India to a civic nation bound by a Constitution disregards its history, ancient heritage, culture and civilisation, JNU Vice-Chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit said here on Friday ... “Reducing India to a civic nation bound by a Constitution disregards its history, ancient heritage culture and civilisation.
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‘Women rights not western invention; Sita Draupadi, first feminists’

The Times of India 20 May 2022
... political science department on ‘Revisiting the idea of India from Swaraj to New India’ as part of its centenary celebration, Pandit said, “To reduce India to a civic nation bound only by its constitution disregards its history, its ancient heritage, culture and civilisation.
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Despite the crypto crash, bitcoin still has a bright future

Moneyweek 19 May 2022
Osborne, July 27, 1866 ... Nevertheless, since the dawn of civilisation, we have been using promissory money. In Ancient Mesopotamia, people used mud tokens, representing sheep or barley, baked inside clay balls to log debts owed ... In Ancient China, people recorded their debts on bits of leather; after the invention of printing they started using paper ... .
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Finding Alkebulan in Africa’s best museums

Mail Guardian South Africa 18 May 2022
The next explores the ancient period, mediaeval period, and various Ethiopian leaders’ periods of rule, by displaying objects from these times ... One could argue that Ancient Egypt is the world’s greatest explained mystery ... Each exhibit will bring you closer to understanding the genius behind one of history’s greatest civilisations.
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Egyptian artist composes score of Hollywood series

The Arab Weekly 17 May 2022
The six-episode saga starring Oscar Isaac tells the story of a superhero who draws his powers from an ancient Egyptian god. “Ancient Egyptian civilisation is extremely appealing for any composer, whether Egyptian or not,” the 50-year-old composer said during an interview from his studio in Cairo.
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After Pharaohs’ parade fame, Egyptian artist composes score of Hollywood series

The Arab Weekly 17 May 2022
The six-episode saga starring Oscar Isaac tells the story of a superhero who draws his powers from an ancient Egyptian god. “Ancient Egyptian civilisation is extremely appealing for any composer, whether Egyptian or not,” the 50-year-old composer said during an interview from his studio in Cairo.
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Egypt composer's star rises with 'Moon Knight' fame

Urdu Point 17 May 2022
The six-episode saga starring Oscar Isaac tells the story of a superhero who draws his powers from an ancient Egyptian god. "Ancient Egyptian civilisation is extremely appealing for any composer, whether Egyptian or not," the 50-year-old composer told AFP from his studio in Cairo.
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Google offers virtual tours of Sudan’s Pyramids of Meroe

The National 17 May 2022
The "immersive experience help people around the world learn more about the Kingdom of Kush and its culture in an engaging way", said Mariam Dabboussi, product marketing manager at Google, referring to the ancient realm along the Nile Valley that is considered a cradle of civilisation ... Businesses are also using virtual tours for product launches.
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Dharmendra Pradhan: Indian Knowledge System holds solutions to many of the world’s challenges

The Times of India 16 May 2022
He spoke about the ancient Indian civilisation and how it has positively impacted the world. Speaking about Vedas, Upanishads and other Indian texts, he said that our ancient heritage is full of treasures which need to be preserved, documented and propagated.
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The Jewish Hasbara in All Its Glory. Lies, Lies Everywhere, by Larry Romanoff

The Unz Review 16 May 2022
.”, and not only had “close ties to China” but were actually the people primarily responsible for China’s ancient Silk Road ... On a similar note, it isn’t widely known but Baghdad as a cradle of the ancient civilisations had museums filled with priceless artifacts and scrolls going back thousands of years.
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Why Ancient Greek Philosophers are the greatest thinkers to have graced this earth

Greek City Times 15 May 2022
Ancient Greek philosophy opened the doors to a particular way of thinking that provided the roots for the Western intellectual tradition and civilisation, so it comes as no surprise that these philosophers of ancient Greece are known as some of the greatest thinkers to have ever stepped foot on this earth.

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