HUMAN ODYSSEY LINKS
Though few, the following links are very interesting and elucidating. Visit them when you have a chance.
- Internet Modern History Sourcebook. The Internet Modern History Sourcebook is one of series of history primary sourcebooks. It is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in modern Western Civilization and World Cultures.
- Virtual Renaissance: A journey through time. Travel back through time and space to a world completely different from your own.
- Vatican Exhibit Main Hall Images of Midieval Manuscripts and Documents; includes pages from Cicero, Ptolemy, Euclid, Archimedes, Galen, Pliny, etc. Please take a few minutes to explore.
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MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.
Lots of information and short biographies of the scientists we are studying.
THE ASTRONOMICAL MUSEUM.
Images of historic instruments including astrolabes and early telescopes. "The Astronomical Museum in Bologna was created in 1979, when a first group of instruments was
restored on the occasion of the exhibition ĞI materiali dell'Istituto delle Scienzeğ."
- Web Museum, ParisLots of paintings.
JacksonA wonderful art site. There's a whole history of the Crusades in paintings there.
"And those men who are inventors and interpreters between Nature and man, as compared with boasters and
declaimers of the works of others, must be regarded and not otherwised esteemed than as the object in front of a
mirror, when compared with its image seen in the mirror. For the first is something in itself, and the other nothingness
-- Folks little indebted to Nature, since it is only by chance that they wear the human form and without it I might class
them with the herd of beasts."
- Music of the Ancient Near East
Dr Irving L Finkel, Assistant Curator, Western Asiatic Antiquities, The
British Museum.--- He has a hypothetical transcription of a Hurrian Hymn.
- Ancient Greek Music
This site contains all published fragments of Ancient Greek music which contain more than a few scattered notes. All of them are
recorded under the use of tunings whose exact ratios have been transmitted to us by ancient theoreticians (of the Pythagorean
school, most of them cited by Ptolemaios).
Anthropology and Such
- ScorecardInformation service provided by Environmental Defense.
Information on environmental pollution throughout the country.
- HUD emaps. HUD maps, includes population etc. and superfund locations.
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