World History Flash

Historians complicate the pattern of history, being infatuated with explanation within local events. Below this there is a simpler pattern to history, which discloses much about how history really works. If people recognized this pattern, they’d have a better understanding of where they’ve been, and be much better able to decide where they want to go. Scroll down for chapters, or see additional studies:

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World History Flash: Chapter 2 – Pre-Classical World

Soon, city states began to appear by the great rivers such as the Tigris and Euphrates, Nile, Indus and Yellow. In the Fertile Crescent of the Eastern Mediterranean the pre-Classical civilization of Sumer grew, using huge irrigation engineering to increase wealth. They also gave us the earliest known mythology in the Epic of Gilgamesh.
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World History Flash: Chapter 7 – Fall of Christendom

Christendom lasted for over 700 years but eventually cracks had to show. Intellectually, some monasteries eventually became the fledgling universities, bringing forward the philosophical Schoolmen, principle among them St Thomas Aquinas, who argued for natural and revealed theology. One was given by God, the other understood by man. It was the first move towards science proper.
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