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First Jewish revolt – West Asian history

By |2017-08-24T00:08:05-07:00August 24th, 2017|History, West Asia|

The Roman emperor Caligula The Roman conquest of Israel and Egypt in the last century BC brought many Jews into the Roman Empire (though many Jews lived in Babylon or elsewhere in the Parthian Empire as well). Many stayed in Israel, but others moved to Rome or other parts of the Roman Empire. Because they had a different religion [...]

Inclined plane – Simple machines – Physics

By |2018-06-11T22:26:46-07:00August 16th, 2017|Physics|

An inclined plane: Earth ramp to the fortress at Masada (Thanks to What is an inclined plane? An inclined plane is any slope or ramp, like a wheelchair ramp or a slide. The ramp makes it easier to lift something heavy, like a rock. (Find out more about work) Instead of lifting the rock [...]