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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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Emperor Sujin

History; Ancient history

Emperor Sujin; ("Sūjin", used by Aston, is not the standard pronunciation) also known as Mimakiiribikoinie no Sumeramikoto or Hatsukunishirasu Sumeramikoto; was the tenth emperor of Japan. Pestilence ...

Holocene Epoch

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The period of time during the history of the Earth starting about 10,000 years ago and going all the way up to today.


History; Ancient history

A member of the human species that are related to humans. Hominids stand upright, walk on two feet, and have large brains.

ice age

History; Ancient history

One of several periods during which glaciers covered a large part of the Earth, is termed as ice age.


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A sea reptile that lived during the time of the dinosaurs and is now extinct.


History; Ancient history

Mohenjo-daro is an archeological site situated in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2600 BC, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of the ...


History; Ancient history

Harappa is an archaeological site in Punjab, northeast Pakistan. It is the site of the ancient city which contains the ruins of a Bronze Age fortified city, which was part of the Indus Valley ...

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