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Persepolis Historical Incredible 9 Facts

Persepolis, ancient city of Persia, ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid empire under Darius I and his successors. The administrative capitals were elsewhere, notably at Susa and Babylon. The ruins of Persepolis lie 30 mi (48 km) NE of Shiraz in a fertile plain of the Pulvar River, with strong natural mountain defenses. There are ruins of the palaces…

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9 Things that Egyptians Were the First to Create

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt. It is one of six civilizations to arise independently. This civilization that was once the most intellectually and technologically advanced in the world. Because we all sometimes need a…

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9 of The Most Oldest Versions of Things We Use in Today

Sometimes we take for granted how advanced our culture is and the products we use on an everyday basis. We also don’t always think about how advanced certain cultures were hundreds, and even thousands of years ago. These 9 oldest items show how societies in ancient times had similar items of everyday life. #1. Oldest…

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9 Weird Sex Facts From The Ancient World

Sex has fascinated mankind from the very beginning. While most conservatives argue that sex has become too central in today’s liberal-minded society, a far cry from the pious nature of our ancient forebears, some of the sexual practices of the ancients were too bizarre even for our modern standards. #1. Sex with another man’s wife…

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