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  1. The Parthenon

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Chris King The most famous attraction in Greece is the Parthenon. It is one of the most well known ancient monuments in the world. The Parthenon is a temple for the ancient Greek goddess Athena. She is the goddess of war and reason. The city of Athens was named after her. The ancient Greeks believed she protected the city. In ancient legends, she was born fully grown and burst ...

  2. Ancient cave city Dunhuang greets modern Olympics

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Zhang in Beijing As the Olympic torch was carried 7.6km through the city of Dunhuang, Gansu province, yesterday morning, ancient civilisation met the modern Olympics on common ... Academy, who was the day's first torch-bearer, carrying the flame from the famous Mogao Grottoes at 8.10am. 'Ancient Dunhuang art is also the precious outcome of cross-cultural exchanges ...

  3. Jiangxi mountain range joins ancient Hakka housing on World Heritage List

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Unesco has added Mount Sanqing National Park in Jiangxi province to its World Heritage List, bringing the number of Chinese sites on the international register to 37. The mountain range's inclusion came a day after the World Heritage Committee announced in Quebec City, Canada, that it had added a collection of ancient Hakka houses in Fujian province, known ...

  4. TV Tutor

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 9-10pm) Ancient Egypt was built on the promise of the Nile's great flood and now viewers can discover the origins of this flood on an epic journey into the remotest and strangest corners ... little in thousands of years. The ancient river still exerts its power over mankind and nature. At Khartoum, there's a history as old as Ancient Egypt, and in one of the world's largest ...

  5. Tortured by the sadness of war

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen Burning Mountain L.J. Adlington Published by Hodder Children's Books ISBN 978 0 340 95682 3 Teenage novels as powerful and intelligent as Lucy Adlington's Burning Mountain don't come along very often. When they do, they remind y ...

  6. Scientists fear dam would harm ancient wonder

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sichuan's 2,200-year-old Dujiangyan irrigation scheme could silt up, they say Experts from Beijing have concluded that a proposal to build a dam upriver of the 2,250-year-old Dujiangyan flood-control and irrigation scheme in Sichuan should be scrapped to avoid damage to the ancient wonder, listed as a world heritage site by Unesco three years ago. The experts, from ...

  7. Intelligently told story links teens, wars- and a volcano

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen Burning Mountain By L.J. Adlington Published by Hodder Children's Books ISBN 978 0 340 95682 3 Teenage novels as powerful and intelligent as Lucy Adlington's Burning Mountain don't come along very often. When they do, they remin ...

  8. New children's series based on ancient Hindu literature

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Hong Kong-based Indian writer Nishita Chaitanya has written several books for children based on ancient Hindu literature. Chaitanya, a psychologist from southern Australia, ... by those with a pure heart. Through the books, Chaitanya aims to introduce the teaching of the Vedas, the ancient Hindu scriptures, to children, to inspire and guide them through the challenges ...

  9. Ancient guardians

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Jiangmen's fascinating watchtowers provide a look at the surrounding countryside and a glimpse of a bygone era The famed watchtowers of Jiangmen served as crude protection against bandits and floods during the chaos of the early 20th c ...

  10. Story of civilisation a casualty of war

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... The report's author, the head of the museum's ancient and Near East department, John Curtis, said: 'This is tantamount to establishing a military camp around the Great Pyramid in Egypt ... become known as the 'cradle of civilisation'. The capital of Babylonia, it thrived between 1,800BC and 600BC and was the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, ...




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