• Sunday
  • September 21, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:07pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 203 for ancient egypt

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Historians put finishing touch to internet course

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Thirty leading international historians this week met at Peking University to put the final touches to an internet-based course on the growth and evolution of ancient civilisations across the globe. The two-day conference followed a similar gathering in Hong Kong where the academics- from Egypt, India, Europe, the US, Hong Kong and the mainland- hammered out ...

  2. Tree of knowledge has ancient roots

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a look at the history of education: Ancient times Long before schools existed, education already played a big part in ancient tribal life. While ancient man may not have solved quadratic ... to share detailed knowledge with others. But speech is not the most effective way because it is hard to remember. Folk songs and poems- rhymes, in general- existed in ancient cultures to help ...

  3. Ancient abacus still has place

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with most schools no longer using them. Ng Pak-ming, president of Hong Kong's Association of Professional Abacus Education, laments the disappearance of the ancient calculator in modern life. ... some nations have recognised the benefits of the abacus, it has given way to more practical academic subjects. Perhaps cutting-edge neuroscience may help revive the ancient computational ...

  4. Classical studies

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ginn Fung The Chinese University (CUHK) sees the four-year university curriculum, to be put into practice next year, as an opportunity to foster general education. All undergraduates are required from next year to take 21 credits from general education (G ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Clear thinking leads students to the top of the form

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... hieroglyphic alphabet by the age of seven, after he studied ancient Egypt in school, and he left notes in hieroglyphics around the house," his parents say. "In reality," Oliver says, ...

  6. Computer to tap skills of ancient artists

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan A Chinese University professor's attempts to replicate calligraphy and paintings are finally bearing fruit after seven years, with the help of computer science. Backed by HK$500,000 in university funding, the professor, Yam Yeung, hopes to be able to copy exactly the skills of ancient calligraphers and painters. Professor Yam said his project would use a tailor-made ...

  7. Art brings a new dimension

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... students who had been studying about pharaohs and pyramids in history class chose ancient Egypt as their theme. They did their research in the library and looked up books for ideas about ancient ... By Miranda Yeung Dinosaurs, ancient Egyptian mummies, Qing dynasty warriors, a giant robot and cartoon characters- all these are part of a colourful display of art titled Diverse ...

  8. Devotion brings new life to ancient site

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the entrance to an ancient valley. A rivulet runs through the valley, leading to a small opening in the shoulder of a little hill. Here lays the ruin of Bailudong College, one of the oldest educational ... come. They linger for weeks, and some for months. But none of them stay. It is really hard to find someone who is willing to take care of the ancient culture. But we should always have ...

  9. Unveiling a masterpiece of ancient logical thinking

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guo Shuchun, a professor from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, spent the last two decades poring over the neglected notes to an ancient Chinese mathematical text and translating them ... people held that Chinese mathematics was about application or craftsmanship directly drawn from experience. Chinese logic was considered inferior to that of the ancient Greeks, whose intellectual ...

  10. Seeking a modern role for ancient values

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it is doubtful whether China's new generation will be ready to embrace such ancient teachings. Yu Xiaobing, a teacher from a high school affiliated to Beijing Normal University, said some students ...




SCMP.com Account