Persian Royal Road a very long road

The road called Persian Royal Road ran east-west across Anatolia for more than 1,500 miles (2,400 km) between the capital city of Susa, Persia (now the village of Shush, Iran), and Smyrna (now Iz-mir, Turkey), on the Aegean coast, passing through Nineveh and Haran, with a second terminus at Ephesus. Continue reading

Concept of a 24H day – its an Egyptian thing

Even thought it was the Egyptians that invented the 24 hour day around 3500 BCE, Continue reading

Olive Cultivation in Crete

The Cretes were Cultivating Olives since the mid 4th Century BCE, now present day Greece. Continue reading