Throughout history, mystification has helped to open doors and advance careers in fields of symbolic competition. … Read the post gibberish: how to open doors magically
Muslim scholars preserved an account of an ancient Greek library, probably at Ephesus, reportedly containing an estimated 1.7 million books. … Read the post a huge ancient Greek library?
The shift from scroll to codex seems to have been more a matter of perceptions of fashion and authority than of economic and technological advantages. … Read the post early history of the codex
In the ancient world, Egyptians were the recognized leaders in the healing arts. … Read the post Egypt led in healing services
The wisdom of ancient Egypt is poignantly encapsulated in a list of canal workers in Tebtynis in 193 A.D. … Read the post Napoleon and the wisdom of ancient Egypt