HomeFactopediaBrainoffsRankingsCommunityLog In
You know 0 facts

Ancient


Play a Quick Quiz on Ancient  (it's free)    



Samuel Taylor Coleridge
   wrote   
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Archaeology
   is the study of   
Ancient History
7
   is the number of   
Wonders of the Ancient World
'Jerusalem' by William Blake
   has the opening lines   
And Did Those Feet in Ancient Time...
Walk upon England's mountains green?
Ballista
   means   
Powerful Ancient Crossbow
Adz
   is   
An Ancient Cutting Tool
"till We Have Built Jerusalem in England's Green and Pleasant Land"
   are the closing lines of   
And Did Those Feet in Ancient Time by William Blake
1757-1827
Curule
   means   
Applied to Curved-legged Chair Occupied by High Officials of Ancient Rome
Amber
   means   
Solidified Resin of Ancient Trees
Bio Many extinct organisms are found in amber
Egyptology
   is the study of   
Ancient Egyptians
Abraham Lincoln
   had the nickname   
The Ancient One
Ebal
   means   
Ancient Heaps
Heron of Alexandria
   invented   
The Ancient Aeolipile-steam Engine
Heron of Alexandria invented a steam powered rotating ball in Circa 100 AD. This is the first recorded steam power.
Bahrain
   is the site of   
Qal’at Al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Bulgaria
   is the site of   
Ancient City of Nessebar
China
   is the site of   
Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains
China
   is the site of   
Ancient City of Ping Yao
China
   is the site of   
Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun
China
   is the site of   
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Egypt
   is the site of   
Ancient Thebes With Its Necropolis
Japan
   is the site of   
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
Mauritania
   is the site of   
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
Mexico
   is the site of   
Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche
Mexico
   is the site of   
Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
Sri Lanka
   is the site of   
Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
Syria
   is the site of   
Ancient City of Damascus
Vietnam
   is the site of   
Hoi An Ancient Town
Turkey
   is the location of   
Ancient Göreme National Park
Turkey
   is the location of   
Ancient Boğazköy Alacahöyük National Park
Turkey
   is the location of   
Ancient Troya National Park
In Ancient Mesopotamia They Had a Goddess of Beer
   is   
True
Her name is Siris and her priestesses brewed beer (possibly as part of a ritual??).
The Last Known Explosion of Vesuvius, the Italian Volcano That Destroyed Pompeii, Occurred when It Buried the Ancient City
   is   
False
Vesuvius is still active today
Gondwana
   means   
An Ancient Land Mass Comprised of Parts of Several Present-day Continents
Ancient Mariner
   Means   
Someone Who Uses AM
Norman Mailer
   wrote   
Ancient Evenings
1983
Amphora
   is described as   
A Type of Ceramic Vase, Used for Transporting and Storing Wine in Ancient Times.
The Mummy (1959)
   has the tagline   
Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee Star As an Ancient Evil is Unleashed on the World
Archaeornithoides
   means   
Shaped Like an Ancient Bird
Carnivore, Bipedal, length 3.3ft, is among the smallest of dinosaurs, many of its bones resemble those of modern birds
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
   wrote   
Rime of the Ancient Mariner
"It is an ancient Mariner, And he stoppeth one of three. `By thy long beard and glittering eye, Now wherefore stopp'st thou me ?"
Ancient
   in Italian is   
Antico
930
   is the sub-category for   
History of the Ancient World
To approx 499 A.D.
Fossil
   means   
Remains or Imprint of Ancient Life
Remnants of an organism embedded geologically. Leaves observed in rock faces are fossils
Archaeopteryx
   means   
Ancient Wing
Carnivore, Bipedal, stood 1ft, length 3ft, identified by many to be the first bird
Archaeornithomimus
   means   
Ancient Bird Mimic
Carnivore, Bipedal, stood 6ft, length 11ft, found in China, it hand three long fingers on each hand
Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo
   was titled from the literary source   
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
And Did Those Feet in Ancient Time...
   ends with   
In England's Green and Pleasant Land.
Jerusalem by William Blake
Aaanthor
   means   
A Dead City of Ancient Mars
Korad
   means   
A Dead City of Ancient Mars
Montreal Studio of Ancient Music
   recorded   
Lasso: Lagrime Di San Pietro
Tears of St Peter; ATMA Classique, 2010
Ancient
      
Mariner
Dark rum, pimento liqueur, lime juice, grapefruit juice and sugar.






   About - Terms - Privacy Log In