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1 The Ancient Egyptian god of the sun was Ra. History > Ancient 10/01/08
2 Of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, only the Pyramids survive. History > Ancient 10/19/08
3 Asparagus was a highly prized delicacy in ancient Rome. History > Ancient 01/12/09
4 Slaves in Ancient Rome made up about 40% of the population. History > Ancient 01/12/09
5 The fall of the Roman Empire in 466 BC was the same date the Dark Age begun. History > Ancient 01/14/09
6 Zoroastrianism was the religion of the Persians. History > Ancient 01/26/09
7 The Code of Hammurabi was developed in Babylon, a city-state of Mesopotamia. History > Ancient 01/26/09
8 Early humans were hunters and gatherers. History > Ancient 01/26/09
9 People of the Neolithic Era developed agriculture and domesticated animals. History > Ancient 01/26/09
10 The Harappan civilization was located in the Indus River Valley. History > Ancient 01/26/09
11 The ancient Sumerians developed a form of writing called cuneiform. History > Ancient 01/26/09
12 In China, the Huang He Valley in East Asia gave rise to the Shang Dynasty. History > Ancient 01/26/09
13 The earliest written symbols are called pictograms. History > Ancient 01/26/09
14 Homo sapiens emerged in Africa 100,000 to 400,000 years ago. History > Ancient 01/26/09
15 The Old Stone Age is also known as the Paleolithic Era. History > Ancient 01/26/09

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