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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
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 Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Who Were the Celts?
The Celts were a group of people that occupied lands stretching from the British Isles to Galatia. The Celts had many dealings with other cultures that bordered the lands occupied by these people, and even though there is no written record of the Celts...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Historical Christian Jewelry
The art of jewelry making evolved though the centuries. In a sense, jewelry is any ornamentation or adornment on the body. Jewelry has been used not only for aesthetic reasons but also as an indication of a person’s status in life.
>> Body Mysteries
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

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South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
Almost all Indian empires (the one exception was the maritime Southeast Asian empire of the Cholas, based in Tamil Nadu) have expanded toward Central Asia and the Middle East and vice versa.
The mighty Mauryas
Though the dynasty did not end until much later, the decline of the Mauryas began after the death of Ashoka. The vast empire slowly began to shrink and in 185 B.C.
Experts to Document Ashoka Circuit in State
This inscription carried the separate edicts one and two and rock edits 12 and 14 of Ashoka (274-232 BC). Karnakata was the southernmost boundary of the Ashoka's Mauryan Empire. This inscription was discovered in 1989.
Dalit-Bahujan Perspective On The Mahishasura Debate
For example, a Puranic text depicts Ashoka, one of the most benevolent kings in history, as a hated Buddhist and a despised shudra. In brahmanic eyes, the Mauryas, the dynasty to which Ashoka belonged, was shudra-prayastv-adharmikah—mainly shudras ...
A Historical Chola Era Temple In Chennai Has Now Become A Garbage Dump
The Chola dynasty was one of the longest-ruling dynasties in the history of southern India. The earliest references to this Tamil dynasty are in inscriptions from the 3rd century BCE left by Ashoka, of the Maurya Empire. The Cholas left a lasting legacy.

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