Iran, Iraq and Syria are the cradle of the world. Sadly, the ancient world often suffer from civil war, what we witness today is not new, it;s rooted into history.
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This map of the world drawn by Henricus Martellus in about 1491 was donated to Yale in 1962. Its faded condition (shown above) has stymied researchers for decades. The multispectral image of the map (below) reveals text and details invisible to the naked eye.
UDA, Nara Prefecture--A gold and silver-inked Buddhist text preserved at the Soyuji temple has been found to be one of the famed Chusonji-kyo Sutras, a series of Buddhist manuscripts dating back almost 900 years.
KYOTO--An authenticated certificate finally confirms the master swordsmanship of Sakamoto Ryoma (1836-1867), the popular samurai revolutionary whose eventful life has been portrayed in history novels, movies and dramas. Ryoma, who was assassinated at the age of 31, was a key figure behind the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa Shogunate, which led to the Meiji Restoration in 1868.
The record of a 13th-century poetry party penned by Fujiwara no Teika (1162-1241) and his son, Tameie (Kentaro Isomura) "The manuscript was penned jointly by Teika (1162-1241) and his son, Tameie, as a record of the 1203 event commemorating the 90th birthday of Teika’s father, Shunzei, also a poet." -AJW (March 6, 2015)
Ancient scrolls often hailed as Japan’s oldest form of manga are set to go on public view for the first time in seven years. Read more: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201405270062
The present book is by no means a history of the Jews, despite its roughly chronological structure and distinct geographical frames. It is, as its title proclaims, a story, for which mere words barely suffice.