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The Wooden Horse was the trick the Greeks used to capture Troy . First they pretended to sail away, but left behind a giant wooden horse. Inside the horse, Greek soldiers were hiding. Rejoicing that the Greeks had gone, the Trojans dragged the horse into their city. They thought it was a gift.

Summarizes theories of Erich Von Daniken and Zechariah Sitchin, including evidence from creation myths, ancient clay tablets, and cylinder seals.

Dover insisted that the active role of the erastês and the passivity of the erômenos is a distinction "of the highest importance", [21] but subsequent scholars have tried to present a more varied picture of the behaviors and values associated with paiderastia . Although ancient Greek writers use erastês and erômenos in a pederastic context, the words are not technical terms for social roles, and can refer to the "lover" and "beloved" in other hetero- and homosexual couples. [29]

Because Ancient Greece was an agricultural society, most of the population earned their living by farming. The way to wealth was through ownership of land. Men were in charge of getting the crops to grow but everyone in the family helped, unless the family was wealthy and had enough slaves to handle the work.

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Monkey talk. It has been widely reported that apes can use symbolic language, but more recent studies have revealed this is not true. The apes only do what they think their trainers want them to do. —pp. 40-41.

So it is that all of the in-between accomplishments normally associated with the pristine development of a civilization, are missing with the Norte Chico civilization. Logically it doesn’t make sense, but we also know that Human development always makes sense, something is missing. They also found abundant evidence of drug use that is normally associated with Shamanism.

Pyramids continued to be built throughout the fifth and sixth dynasties, but the general quality and scale of their construction declined over this period, along with the power and wealth of the kings themselves. In the later Old Kingdom pyramids, beginning with that of King Unas (2375-2345 ), pyramid builders began to inscribe written accounts of events in the king’s reign on the walls of the burial chamber and the rest of the pyramid’s interior. Known as pyramid texts, these are the earliest significant religious compositions known from ancient Egypt.

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