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  1. 10 of the World’s Oldest Languages Still Used Today

    ... influence. Even today, they disappear and reappear - in new and different forms. But which is the oldest language ... guesswork. Why? Because sadly, the only way to judge the age of a language is by its earliest use in the written form. ... that survived was thoroughly reshaped by loanwords and new grammatical developments. Distance and geographical ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 17/02/2020 - 13:56

  2. Ten of the Most Critically Endangered Languages in the World

    ... one another have never been so widespread and learning a new language is as simple as downloading an app like ...

    Sarah P Young - 09/02/2019 - 22:55

  3. The Last Speaker of Resigaro – Murder of a Language

    ... The Ancient Origins of Some Dead or Dying Languages A new language has been discovered in Australia Last Survivor ...

    Caleb Strom - 01/04/2019 - 18:50

  4. Ferdinand Magellan: Defying all Odds in a Voyage around the World

    ... prices to the Europeans. This contributed to the European Age of Discovery, as one of the goals of maritime exploration ... Although Columbus eventually ‘discovered’ the New World – in actual fact, other foreigners had been there ... Did Ancient Egyptians Trade Nicotine and Cocaine With the New World? Norsemen transformed international culture, ...

    dhwty - 19/04/2015 - 01:00

  5. The Bronze Age - A Spark That Changed the World

    ... stepped from one millennium to another, and the Stone Age evolved further and further... The development of ... to another, and the Stone Age evolved further and further, new things began appearing - a new vision and new skills. This gave rise to the Bronze Age. ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 21/01/2020 - 18:38

  6. New Language Spawned in Remote Australian Town and Only 350 People Can Speak It

    It is not every day that a new and unique language is discovered, but this finding ... outback Australia, an American linguist discovered that a new language emerged among the young people in the community ... and is now spoken by around 350 individuals, all under the age of 35. It is not every day that a new and unique language ...

    aprilholloway - 06/07/2017 - 22:53

  7. New AI Algorithm is Cracking Undeciphered Languages

    Scientists have created a new algorithm to hunt down similarities in ancient languages ... of all undeciphered languages. Scientists have created a new algorithm to hunt down similarities in ancient languages ... the mystery of all undeciphered languages. According to a new MIT report “most languages that have ever existed are ...

    ashley cowie - 21/10/2020 - 06:00

  8. The Stone Age: The First 99 Percent of Human History

    The Stone Age is the longest period of human history, lasting from 2.6 ... Borg / Public Domain ) Around 2 million years ago, a new human species appeared which is referred to as Homo ... the Achuelian tool-making tradition. The purpose of these new tools is uncertain, but archaeologists believe that they ...

    Caleb Strom - 09/09/2019 - 14:06

  9. Are Ancient Inscriptions Found at Tintagel Evidence of King Arthur’s Presence?

    ... and that this period was ‘Cornwall’s First Golden Age’ according to the News network Archaeology blog. It is ...

    Ed Whelan - 20/06/2018 - 18:55

  10. The Age of Discovery: A New World Dawns

    The Age of Discovery (also known as the Age of Exploration) ... was in Christian hands. The Reconquista gave rise to new European kingdoms, namely Portugal and Spain, whose ... is remembered in the West as the man who discovered the New World. Had the Americas not existed, Columbus might have ...

    dhwty - 27/01/2020 - 23:02

  11. Adrift at Sea: The Long-Awaited Recovery of the Oldest Message in a Bottle

    Two years ago, a bottle was found with a message in it that had been released before the outbreak of World War One. It had survived not only the ravages of the seas, but both world wars and the life of its sender. It surely had encountered many obstacles on its voyage. No one will know for sure the route it took or if it was at rest for periods along the way, but it was certainly an unusual modern-day odyssey.

    dhwty - 12/12/2017 - 13:49

  12. How Does Language Emerge? Answer: Spontaneously

    ... have tried to simulate the process of developing a new communication system in an experiment... How did the ... have tried to simulate the process of developing a new communication system in an experiment - with surprising ... how social interaction becomes language. This is where our new study comes in”. The Study of Language In a series of ...

    ancient-origins - 12/12/2019 - 22:50

  13. Rebirth and Rejuvenation: How Have Ancient New Year’s Traditions Influenced Festivities Today?

    January 1st, New Year’s Day, is often ushered in with fireworks and ... the world, not every culture has celebrated the start of a new year in this way, or necessarily on January 1st. There are many ways to honor the new year and several of them are based on ancient traditions. ...

    aprilholloway - 31/12/2017 - 22:54

  14. New Analysis Proves Most If Not All Bronze Age Iron Came From Space

    A new French study suggests that all iron tools from the Bronze Age, including King Tutankhamun's dagger, have ... used to create one of the most epic weapons in history. A new French study suggests that all iron tools from the Bronze ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 06/12/2017 - 13:39

  15. Was It Just a Boss Spying on His Workers? First Viking Age Tower Found in Denmark

    ... consider it an extremely unique discovery from the Viking Age, as the high building is unknown to Danish archaeology ... consider it an extremely unique discovery from the Viking Age, as the high building is unknown to Danish archaeology and architecture. A Viking Age Tower That Could Be Seen from a Distance The newly ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 07/03/2017 - 22:56

  16. Mountainside Gallery Where All Civilizations Added Their Own Art from Bronze Age to Medieval Times

    ... mountain, in modern-day Tuva Republic - literally from the age of the spear until well into medieval times.  ... exhibits on Kara-Turug. Image: Marina Kilunovskaya Each new incoming group on this crossroads of ancient ... in this area in different times, starting from the Bronze Age in the third millennium BC,' said the academic, who is ...

    ancient-origins - 19/10/2017 - 01:53

  17. How to Invent a Tolkien-Style Language: Ancient Languages Inspire Modern Movies

    ... went on to unveil his many experiments in inventing new languages that would be aesthetically pleasing, including ... imaginary language, published for the first time in the new book. He also commented on the “coeval and ... The book also includes a hitherto unpublished new essay on phonetic symbolism, in which Tolkien muses on ...

    ancient-origins - 18/03/2018 - 12:55

  18. Startling new find of a 5500-year-old Megalithic Passage Tomb in Ireland is, “The Most Important Find for Half a Century”

    ... knowledge of some of the first farmers in Europe and stone age society. Knowth Passage Tomb site at Brú na Bóinne. ( ... was of considerable religious significance in the stone age and later. Illustration of the construction of passage ... stones. Source: Devenish Nutrition By Ed Whelan Startling new find of a 5500-year-old Megalithic Passage Tomb in ...

    Ed Whelan - 17/07/2018 - 14:03

  19. Papua New Guinea Witchcraft: Ancient Spirits and Deadly Modern Witch Hunts Live On

    Papua New Guinea is one of the few places in the world where ... witch hunts still take place on a regular basis. Papua New Guinea is one of the few places in the world where ... of Ancient Symbolic Culture are Revealed in Indonesian Ice Age Art and Jewelry Papua New Guineans in 2005. A typical ...

    Caleb Strom - 15/11/2018 - 22:49

  20. Agesilaus II, King of Sparta and Commander of Warriors

    ... lover when he was younger), Agesilaus was crowned as the new king of Sparta from the Eurypontid family. Spartan ... however, was overthrown, and Agesilaus sided with the new ruler, Nectanebo II. Agesilaus and his mercenaries were ...

    dhwty - 03/01/2017 - 00:55

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