I Admire Ancient Cultures

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    I never enjoyed History in Highschool,

    let alone actually enjoy Highschool. I picked Geography over history in my 3rd year of highschool, being 13 history is not exactly on my mind at that time. I also think the way we were taught had something to do with the fact not many enjoyed it or wanted to pick it for a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 11, 2014

    Egypt myth and legends will always fascinate me

    - especially how they built the pyramids and how many are discovered so far - anubis is one I read up on alot.
    Stephenrko Stephenrko
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2014

    It Makes Me Wander

    I went site seeing for the weekend, to the glorious ruins of a place built 2600 years ago. It was built through 180 years, by 7 kings, parts of it were not finished yet. They hired the best craftsmen in the world and they used best materials in the world to build it. It was...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    15 Responses Dec 19, 2009

    Romans, Egyptians...

    but recently I visited Sutton Hoo to the site of a terrific Anglo-Saxon ship burial - the jewellery metal work is incredible - we need loads of new technology to reproduce it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 6, 2015

    Ever since I went to the ruins of Persepolis in

    Iran about 3 years ago and learned Cyrus the Great was the father of human rights, building his palace and empire without slavery or animal cruelty, I became inspired by people who I wrongly thought were savages because they came 3,000 years before us.
    PersianPeasant PersianPeasant
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2014

    I think it's rather depressing how one can't

    really learn about certain ancient cultures, languages, etc because the entire civilization faded into obscurity and if any knowledge is known about them, it's very limited. For example, The Etruscans, who spoke their own unique language unrelated to any other language at the...
    MichaelMyers1 MichaelMyers1
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 13, 2015

    I never liked learning history at school

    but now years later and a wealth of knowledge gained I adore ancient cultures and their history. I have had the privilage of travelling to some amazing places to see and experience this first hand. Its something I dont think I will ever get tired of. My absolute fav is the...
    AX5625 AX5625
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 28, 2014

    Egypt, Rome, Greece, Sumeria,

    Phoenicia, Persia, Celts, Germans, The Vedic Indians All these cultures are so fascinating and mysterious, there is a great appeal about them that I admire and draws me towards them and the values they had.
    crowe151 crowe151
    26-30, M
    Apr 17, 2015

    the natural state of motherhood should end in

    the maturity/progression of  her offspring NOT well into adulthood, fees,wages,companionship nor reinforcement is no duty of the mom....we've  adopted many  animalistic~mentalities SAVE independent growth how sad?
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    26-30
    Nov 1, 2015
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