Manetho Chronicled the First Anti-Semitic Libel

Egyptian priest historian Manetho wrote the first Anti-Semitic libel chronicle circa 300 BCE. Continue reading

Ptolemy Wrote Astronomy Treatise Almagest

Ptolemy an Alexandrian astronomer and mathematician wrote an astronomy treatise, Almagest in 140 CE Continue reading

Herophilus

Herophilos (/hɪˈrɒfɪləs/; Greek: Ἡρόφιλος; 335–280 BC), sometimes Latinised Herophilus, was a Greek physician deemed to be among the earliest anatomists. Continue reading

Herophilus Times First Human Pulse

Greek physician Herophilus, founder of anatomy science timed the pulse using a water clock Continue reading

Ancient Egyptians Go on Strike

First recorded workers strike took place in Thebes, Egypt in 1700 BCE Continue reading

Herophilus was the founder of human anatomy

Herophilus was the founder of human anatomy as the first person to dissect human cadavers in Continue reading

Leather Sandals Worn in Egypt

Egyptian nobility wore sandals made of woven papyrus, leather, and wood circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Archeologist Discovered the First Weight Measure

British archeologist Flinders Petrie discovered the beqa, a cylindrical weight measure of 7 ounces (198 grams) at Naqada, Egypt dated to the Amratian period of 3800 BCE. Continue reading

Cake Found in Egyptian Tomb

A wrapped sesame-honey cake was discovered in the grave of Pepion Continue reading

The Pharaoh Menes

Menes (/ˈmiːniːz/; Ancient Egyptian: mnj, probably pronounced */maˈnij/; Ancient Greek: Μήνης) was a pharaoh of the Early Dynastic Period of ancient Egypt credited by classical tradition with having united Upper and Lower Egypt and as the founder of the First Dynasty. Continue reading