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Ancient history

The study of the written past from the beginning of recorded human history to the Early Middle Ages. The span of recorded history is roughly 5,000 years, starting with Cuneiform script, the oldest discovered form of coherent writing, from the protoliterate period around the 30th century BC.

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druid

History; Ancient history

A druid was a member of the priestly class in Britain, Ireland and Gaul (France). Very little is known about ancient druids because they left no written accounts about themselves and there are only a ...

Cambrian period

History; Ancient history

The period of time during the history of Earth starting about 540 million years ago and ending about 505 millions years ago.

Cenozoic era

History; Ancient history

The most recent era of geological time, starting about 65 millions years ago and continuing until today.

Cretaceous Period

History; Ancient history

The period of time during the history of the Earth starting about 144 million years ago and ending about 65 million years ago.

Cro-Magnon

History; Ancient history

An early form of modern human. They lived in parts of Europe from about 35,000 to 10,000 years ago.

Devonian Period

History; Ancient history

The period of time during the history of the Earth starting about 408 million years ago and ending about 360 million years ago.

fossil

History; Ancient history

The hardened remains or traces of a plant or animal that lived long ago. Fossils are found in sedimentary rocks.

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