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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505755/tv-tutor
  2. Hung out to dry

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... ancient Egypt than modern China. The ravine is in fact a canal that carves through 300km of farmland, from the reservoirs of central China to Beijing. Within weeks, the waterway- part of a mammoth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/637997/hung-out-dry
  3. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486578/story-civilisation-casualty-war
  4. Ten plagues on Hong Kong?

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... According to the Bible, God punished the ancient Egyptians for enslaving the Israelites and visited 10 plagues on them, the last of which was the death of all the first-born of man and beast, ... to drink of the harbour. The plague of darkness, which immediately preceded the final plague, covered 'all the land of Egypt' to such an extent that 'they saw not one another'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487804/ten-plagues-hong-kong
  5. Raiders of the lost art

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by Iason Athanasiadis

    ... the folds of his grey acrylic dishdasha like a dress, he hurried over solicitously with a fixed smile and an outstretched hand. An ancient Greek coin glints on his palm. Thirty dinars (HK$190) ... Ancient ports, villas and entire cities are emerging while, inland, preserved Roman farming communities or semi-fortified towers wait to be discovered. They are most probably laid with elaborate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682836/raiders-lost-art

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