1. Naima

    The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

    What you think of this book? The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World David W. Anthony
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    Burning rolling wheel

    The following ritual was recorded to have been performed in many parts of Europe on the eve of Summer solstice: A wheel is lit up on top of a hill. The wheel is rolled down the hill. As the wheel rolls down the hill, the wheel's fire gets stronger and stronger because of the increased air...
  3. EternalWay

    Spinning Wheel in Indian History

    Hello to everyone! I am new to this forum and am eager to discuss history with you all! I've read the forum rules in advance but if this post contains deficiencies in forum etiquette, I apologize as I am only human after all. :) I recently read John Keay's India, A History and encountered a...
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    Africa and the Wheel

    There is a persistent myth that the wheel was never invented in Africa by black Africans. The oldest depiction of the wheel and chariot are in the ancient Sahara depicting black Africans over 10,000 years ago. xjCgZt0ok1Y Tassili-n-Ajjer ancient Saharan rock art dating back to 8,000 B.C.E...
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    The Wheel in Ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhai?

    Before I start, I just want to clarify that I'm not one of those people who thinks that the wheel is a caveman technology like fire or stone tools. I'm aware that the invention of the wheel has only ever happened independently maybe 2 or 3 times in history. Likely Europe and the Middle East and...
  6. P

    Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

    Hi all, I've come across a fascinating book that talks about high level spiritual things from a scientific perspective. This book is intriguing as it talks about many similar things to what people in mystical states mention such as seeing into parallel dimensions and interacting with beings...
  7. C

    The Solar Wheel and the Celtic Cross

    The Solar/Taranis wheel: A ?Taranis? Belt Buckle from Dalj (Eastern Croatia) | balkancelts
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    why no wheel

    It is believed that The wheel appeared to have been first used in Sumer in the Middle East around 3500 BC, I have wondered why the wheel was not used as a wheel by cultures in the new world. The Aztecs invented a wheel but never used it for transportation. The Incas used rollers to move large...
  9. T

    fire vs the wheel

    Which discovery or invention had a greater impact on the advancement of civilization?