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Teotihuacan in Mexico compared to Rome, Italy: Part One

Setting the scene Thousands of years ago, as the ice sheets melted and humans began their migrations and explorations of this Earth, let us try to imagine, without modern transport and comforts, how tribes of people could travel from Africa … Continue reading

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The tribes who evolved out of Africa to eventually become pre-Roman settlers

Influencers of pre Roman tribes were The Scythians – the Greeks’ name for this initially nomadic people. They inhabited Scythia from at least the 11th century BCE to the 2nd century CE. This included Kazakhstan, thought to be the location … Continue reading

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Obsidian Power: Part Two

Fact: You can’t hang on to your power base if the drinking water has dried up or become contaminated. It comes as no surprise that we find early humans dwelt close to abundant water supplies, recognising humans can endure many … Continue reading

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Obsidian and Power: Part One

One of the most fascinating subjects I personally keep returning to is the area around the Gulf of Mexico and that point in Earth’s history when she was hit by a massive asteroid and the millions of years of global … Continue reading

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Habitat, genetics and us

As the last Ice Age melts at a fast pace, the upside of that news is that researchers are finding more and more ancient bones, skeletons and artefacts which were previously locked under permafrost. The knowledge accumulating about the kind … Continue reading

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Before humans there were many forms of life

Timeline: Pre-human evolution The earth is about 4.54 billion years old and the first life dates to at least 3.5 billion years ago. I found the following useful https://dinosaurpedia.wordpress.com I have referred back to Scotland (where I live) as this … Continue reading

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The Great Rift Valley route out to world exploration

The Red Sea (also the Erythraean Sea) is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between Africa and Asia. The sea is underlain by the Red Sea Rift which is part of the Great Rift Valley, that stretches across … Continue reading

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