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Ancient Rome

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Early aqueducts had to rely on the force of gravity to move water over long distances. So the water could only move from a high point to a lower point. Modern aqueducts use electric pumps to move the water along.

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HARZEMŞAHLAR STATE Establishment of the Harzemşahlar State Considered the ancestor of the Harzemshah State, Anuş Tigin was taken as a prisoner by Bilge Tigin, one of the Seljuk Emir, as a Turkish youth from Harezm and started to receive education and training in the Seljuk Palace. Anuş Tigin, who worked as a servant in the Seljuk Palace, rose to the task of Taştdar in time and started to work as a pitcher for the Sultan to take ablution and wash his hands. The palace duty, which started with…

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Me and my talisman! I know, I know! I'm always blogging about toilets and evil eyes and gladiator-scraping love-potion and suchlike, but I can't help it. It is all so fascinating! My husband Richard was the one who taught me the first lesson of history: NO TOILET PAPER! So how did the people in olden days wipe their bottoms? This question draws in even the most reluctant child. In fact it is often especially appealing to kids who find history dull. It's a Way To Show Them That History Is…

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The vast site of Portus holds the key to understanding how Rome evolved from a mighty city to an empire

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If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook you'll see that we spent Sunday afternoon making a model of a roman amphitheatre for one of Theo's homework challenges. And he took over my Instagram stories for the day with a follow along tutorial of how he made it. It was SO fun! And I'm pretty sure we've got a future Blue Peter presenter in the making ;) So we wanted to put together a blog post tutorial too, just like our solar system one, in case it's any help when you need to make a roman…

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