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Danaë

Danaë

Danaë Δανάη - An Argive princess, daughter of King Acrisius. After being taught of a certain prophecy, he...

Nilometer

Nilometer

Nilometer – In ancient Egypt, a structure whose purpose was to measure the Nile River's level during the...

Tahu’a

Tahu’a

Tahu’a - A man of religion in Polynesian societies in charge of ritual ceremonies, having a broad knowledge...

Mount Zaô

Mount Zaô

Mount Zaô 蔵王山 - A complex volcano between Yamagata Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture in Japan - Famous for...

Marabout

Marabout

Marabout مُرابِط‎ - A Muslim religious leader and teacher in North and West Africa – The term may...

Popol Vuh

Popol Vuh

Popol Vuh – “Book of the Community” or “Book of Counsel” – A mythological text of Kʼicheʼ Maya...

Olmecs

Olmecs

Olmecs – One of the oldest civilizations in Mesoamerica (present. Veracruz and Tabasco) – From 1500 BCE to...

Onsen

Onsen

Onsen 温泉 – One of the thousands of the Japanese hot volcanic springs – May be outdoor (roten-buro)...

Lapita

Lapita

Lapita culture – A prehistoric Pacific Ocean people – Approx. from 1600 BCE to 500 BCE - Ancestors...

Khoisan

Khoisan

Khoisan people or Khoe-Sān - A term designating the "non-Bantu" indigenous peoples of Southern Africa, including the Khoekhoen...

Pangea

Pangea

Pangea - A late Paleozoic and Early Mesozoic supercontinent - Dating approx. 335 million years ago, it began...

Abatwas

Abatwas

Abatwas - A legendary people in Southern Africa (esp. among the Zulus), who rides ants and hides in...

Matera

Matera

Matera - a city in Southern Italy - World Heritage Site UNESCO (1993) / European Capital of Culture...

Mapuche

Mapuche

Mapuche ("People of the Land") - A group of indigenous inhabitants (living in Chile & Argentina), refering to...

Otzi

Otzi

Ötzi or the Iceman, the Similaun Man, the Man from Hauslabjoch, the Tyrolean Iceman, and the Hauslabjoch mummy...

Olive oil

Olive oil

Olive oil, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin – Since the 8th millennium BCE – Highest...

Zealandia

Zealandia

Zealandia (or New Zealand continent or Tasmantis) - A “new” continent almost entirely submerged to be considered?

Petra

Petra

Petra البتراء / Πέτρα - A historical and archaeological city in Jordan - Capital city of the Nabataean...

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar (1936-) - Indian activist and editor - Creator of the Schumacher College international centre for ecological...

Lan Xang

Lan Xang

Lan Xang Hom Khao ລ້ານຊ້າງຮົ່ມຂາວ - "Million Elephants and White Parasols" Lao Kingdom (1354-1707)

Kuomboka

Kuomboka

Kuomboka - A traditional ceremony in Zambia taking place at the end of the rain season. Kuomboka Ceremony...

1984

1984

Nineteen Eighty-Four - 1984...A dystopian novel by George Orwell (1903-1950), published in 1949.

Fjord

Fjord

Fjord - A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes, especially one shaped by a...

Fujisan

Fujisan

Fujisan 富士山... one of Japan's Three Holy Mountains, the highest mountain in the country (3,776 metres).

Dogon

Dogon

Dogon people... near the Bandiagara Escarpment (Mali). "Give the rain as sweet as salt, give millet, women, children...

Dejima

Dejima

Dejima 出島 - The "exit island" - An artificial island established in Nagasaki in 1634 and used as...

weight

How do we represent "weight" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

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