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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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Ordovician Period

History; Ancient history

The period of time during the history of the Earth starting about 505 million years ago.

Neolithic Period

History; Ancient history

The final period of the Stone Age that began around 10,000 years ago in the Middle East and ended when humans began to use metal tools.

Miocene Epoch

History; Ancient history

The period of time during the history of the Earth starting about 24 million years ago and ending about 5 million years ago.

Paleocene Epoch

History; Ancient history

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

Permian Period

History; Ancient history

The period of time during the history of the Earth starting about 286 million years ago and ending 245 million years ago.

period

History; Ancient history

A division of time in the history of the Earth, longer than an epoch and shorter than an era.

Paleozoic Era

History; Ancient history

The era of geological time starting about 540 million years ago and ending about 245 million years ago.

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