11 Facts About Ancient history


Ancient history is the aggregate of past events from the beginning of writing and recorded human history and extending as far as late antiquity.

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The span of recorded Ancient history is roughly 5, 000 years, beginning with the Sumerian cuneiform script.

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Ancient history'story is the study of the past using sources such as archaeology and written records.

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Ancient history'storians consider texts recorded after an event to be secondary sources, and they usually draw on primary sources directly.

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Fundamental difficulty of studying ancient history is that recorded histories cannot document the entirety of human events, and only a fraction of those documents have survived into the present day.

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PreAncient history is often known as the Stone Age, and is divided into the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic.

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Ancient history Carthage was a city-state that ruled an empire through alliances and trade influence that stretched throughout North Africa and modern Spain.

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Ancient history Egypt was a long-lived civilisation geographically located in north-eastern Africa.

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Ancient history Egypt developed over at least three and a half millennia.

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Ancient Egyptian history is divided across various periods, beginning with the Old Kingdom, which saw pyramid building on a large scale.

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Ancient history Rome was a civilisation that grew out of the city-state of Rome, originating as a small agricultural community founded on the Italian peninsula in 8th century BCE, with influences from Greece and other Italian civilisations, such as the Etruscans.

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