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Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Ancient Goddess Barbi: Historical Views from the Year 5000
(Author's Note: Read this only if you consider laughter a sincere form of worship!) In the year 5000, historians will seek to patch together traces of the past, to discover what life was like in today's current era. Here's one humorous view of what they might...
Paganism & Wicca >> Humor
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
Magick in Ancient Egypt
"O Isis great enchantress, free me, release me from all evil red things, from the fever of the god and the fever of the goddess. From death, and deathfrom pain, and the pain that comes over me; as though hast freed, as thou hast released thy son Horus,...
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian

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Revival of Maya medicine and impact for its social and political ...
Maya medicine and combines this with advocacy work and its effect on ... exclusive health system which excludes an ancient Mayan medical system that is .
A SURVEY OF THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE MAYA
home to several ruins of ancient Mayan cities and to current descendents of the Maya, this ancient medicinal knowledge is being lost with every passing.
THE MAYA
in widespread epidemics and neither traditional Maya medicine nor European ... are synthesizing modern bio-medical practices into their ancient traditions.
Maya Medicine in the Biological Gaze - Convention on Biological ...
aspects of Maya medicine, primarily the use of herbal remedies. This biological .... tourist gaze (Castan˜ eda 1996) that confines Maya culture to the past and ...
The antimicrobial properties of chile peppers (Capsicum species ...
A survey of the Mayan pharmacopoeia revealed that tissues of Capsicum species (Solanaceae) are included in a number of herbal remedies for a variety of ...

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Mayan elder's plant wisdom puts students in medicinal touch
As a descendent of generations of Mayan medicine women from Guatemala, Maria Marina Xoc Castillo de Vasquez has made it her goal to pass along her traditional ecological knowledge to students. Marina, as her students call her, has been working at ...
The Shiv Connection
Ancient Indians were proficient in geometry, grammar, physics, medicine and spiritual quest. ... Obviously, neither Shiv nor the Vedic practices were relevant anymore, and only attachments, the bonds of maya and pleasures of the five senses mattered.
A demon ate the sun: How solar eclipses inspired superstition
Throughout history, cultures around the world sought to provide context and explanation for eclipses, and like the eclipses themselves, the legends attached to the events were dramatic. [Sun Shots: ...
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Why We Need the Dead
The science of the medical autopsy became the lens for viewing the deaths, which were said to be “caused by natural disaster.” Journalists focused on the aftermath of the problem — the refrigeration and storing of corpses in the city center.

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