The span of recorded history is roughly 5,000 years, beginning with Sumerian Cuneiform script, the oldest discovered form of coherent writing from the protoliterate period around the 30th century BC.The term classical antiquity is often used to refer to history in the Old World from the beginning of recorded Greek history in 776 BC (First Olympiad).According to my Japanese calligraphy instructor, the writing, reading from right to left, translates as follows: The first character is pronounced 'sei' (精) and means spirit, soul, vigor.The second character is pronounced 'ka' (華) and means flower. Side B (with the rectangle in the center) is one side of a two-sided talisman for "being fortunate in gaming or in commerce" from the 1722 Cologne edition of Le Petite Albert. In the middle is the Hebrew word gibur, "Power" or "Powerful [One]" written upside-down.Read together, 'seika' (精華), the characters mean 'essence/quintessence.' Side A (with the cross) is a pentacle from The Clavicules de Solomon (manuscript No. To the left is the Tetragrammaton (four letter name of God, YHWH), written backwards.248, Bibliotheque de l'Arsenal) meant to "force the spirits of Venus to obey and to compel any woman whatever to come in a moment." Around the circle, the Latin reads: "Hoc est enim os de ossibus meis et caro de carne mea, et erunt duo en carne una" (Genesis , 24 "This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh . The other signs seem to be names in reversed letters as well.My goal is to have them all in 2x2 holders and properly attributed by the end of the month.
from the beginning of recorded human history and extending as far as the Early Middle Ages or the Postclassical Era.
For shiite muslims these are sacred names of God (Allah), Muhammad (the prophet), Ali (the cousin of the prophet and the husband of his daughter), Fatimah (the daughter of Muammad the prophet), Hasan (or Al-Hasan, the elder son of Ali and Fatimah) then Husain (or Al-Husain, the second son of Ali and Fatimah and also called the martyr. The date, 1187, corresponds to 1773 in the Western calendar.
This inscription was discovered carved into a granite ledge on Thacher Island off the coast of Rockport, Massachusetts. The second line is less clear and the middle character could be a W. Sultan of the two lands / and Khaqan of the two seas The sultan the son of / The sultan The Sultan / Abdul-Hameed son of Muhammad Khan / may his riegn last Minted / in / Constantinople / 1187 The first line of the inscription is "Mohammed".
In response to several requests, I have now added a page of places to see that I would recommend for first-time travelers.
This is not by any means meant to be a complete list but it might give you an idea of where to start.