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Old 02-19-2016, 08:58 AM
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The ideal campsite...or church

As we drive to the trailhead, the radio stations began to drift off into static and fading holy roller broadcasts....and we've taken to listening to lectures on CDs about various topics. One of the recent series of lectures is about ancient cities, from CatalHayuk in Turkey to Knossos on Crete...

And the archeologists always seem to make a big deal about the orientation of these cities and temples---facing the rising sun in the East, open to the setting sun in the West, oriented NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Things Ain't What They Seem

Check out David Macauley's "Motel of Mysteries" for a tongue in check critique on scholarl NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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