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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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fossil fuel

History; Ancient history

A source of energy that was formed millions of years ago from the remains of plants and animals.

epoch

History; Ancient history

The shortest division of time in the history of the Earth. The most recent part of the Earth's history is divided into epochs.

eon

History; Ancient history

The longest division of time in the history of the Earth. There are two eons in the history of the Earth.

Eocene Epoch

History; Ancient history

The period of time during the history of the Earth starting about 58 million years ago and ending about 37 million years ago.

era

History; Ancient history

It is commonly used word for long period of time in general historical terminology.

Emperor Jimmu

History; Ancient history

Modern scholars question the existence of at least the first nine emperors; and Jimmu's descendant, Emperor Sujin, is the first that, many agree, may have existed, in third or fourth century.

Emperor Suizei

History; Ancient history

Modern scholars have come to question the existence of at least the first nine emperors; and Suizei's descendant, Emperor Sujin is the first many agree might have actually existed.

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