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5 09, 2017

History of Electricity – Science of shocks

By |2019-05-26T06:12:40-07:00September 5th, 2017|Science|0 Comments

History of electricity: A bolt of lightning in the sky Why did it take so long to control electricity? Like other inventions, electricity took thousands of years to develop. For centuries. scientists all over the world investigated first one idea and then another. At first, of course, they didn't even know what they [...]

4 09, 2017

Roman philosophy – ancient Rome

By |2018-04-24T11:41:37-07:00September 4th, 2017|Philosophy, Romans|0 Comments

A Roman man making a speech (Florence, about 50 BC) Thanks to VROMA for the image Romans meet Greek philosophy Roman men didn't begin studying philosophy until about 200 BC. At that time, the Romans were conquering Greece. So a lot of Roman soldiers and generals spent a lot of time in Greece, and got a chance to talk [...]

4 09, 2017

Seneca – Roman philosophy – ancient Rome

By |2017-09-04T01:17:29-07:00September 4th, 2017|Literature, Romans|0 Comments

Seneca, the Roman philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca was one of the great writers of the Julio-Claudianperiod in Rome. He was born in the Roman province of Spain about 3 BC. But his aunt took him to Rome during the reign of the emperor Claudius, so Seneca could get a good education. Seneca's father was a well-known [...]

16 08, 2017

Stoics – Greek and Roman philosophy

By |2018-04-18T17:19:14-07:00August 16th, 2017|Greeks, Philosophy|0 Comments

Cicero, a Roman philosopher The Stoics were a group of philosophers who first began teaching their ideas in the Hellenistic period. Stoicism was founded by a man named Zeno, who lived from 335-263 BC. He was friendly with the successors of Alexander who ruled Greece. Zeno lived in Athens, which was a great center of learning. He used to [...]

13 08, 2017

Iroquois history: the Revolutionary War

By |2019-09-27T05:47:34-07:00August 13th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Later Iroquois history: Trade beads made in Venice in the 1600s and traded in North America Iroquois trade for beads and knives When the first European traders came to the north Atlantic coast, about 1600 AD, the Iroquois were very interested in trading with them. Earlier Iroquois history Early Modern  Netherlands Europe's Early Modern economy Native American economy [...]

9 08, 2017

Iroquois history – Native Americans

By |2019-09-27T05:04:05-07:00August 9th, 2017|Native American|4 Comments

Early Iroquois history: Mohawk pottery Haudenosaunee Early Iroquois history starts when the Iroquois originally came to America with the other Native Americans. They may have first settled around what's now Maryland around 1000 AD. Iroquois since colonization What was Iroquois food like? Iroquois longhouses All our Native American articles The Iroquois didn't call themselves "Iroquois", [...]