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RAWLINSON :Pioneer Reader of Cuneiform and Assyriology

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Baronet GCB was an English soldier, diplomat and orientalist. He is sometimes referred to as the “Father of Assyriology.” Knowledge of cuneiform was lost until 1835 when Henry Rawlinson, a British East India Company army … Continue reading

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Early Roads : History of Transport

In early times roads were used for transporting people and goods. People walked or used animals. Roads were tracks or traces that often used or paralleled game trails. Roads also were and are careers of ideas. One example that still … Continue reading

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Iraq’ Venice where People Live in Floating Houses

Iraq is colorful. In Tigris-Euprates marshland people live in floating houses. Some tribes live here. They do fishing here. These hoses are build easily , in 2-3 days. The population consisted of several tribes that had developed a beautiful, eco-friendly … Continue reading

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Origin of Agriculture

Agriculture was developed at least 10,000 years ago, and it has undergone significant developments since the time of the earliest cultivation. Evidence points to the Fertile Crescent of the Middle East as the site of the earliest planned sowing and harvesting … Continue reading

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