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May 28, 585 B.C.: Predicted Solar Eclipse Stops Battle

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posted on Jun, 1 2008 @ 03:18 PM
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585 B.C.: A solar eclipse in Asia Minor brings an abrupt halt to a battle, as the warring armies lay down their arms and declare a truce. Historical astronomy later sets a likely date, providing a debatable calculation point for pinning down some dates in ancient history.




posted on Jun, 1 2008 @ 11:30 PM
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Thales (from what little we know of him) was an interesting man and possibly more intriguing than Leonardo da Vinci. He is reportedly the first to note that rubbing amber with fur causes it to attract lightweight objects (static electricity.)
nobeliefs.com...



posted on Jun, 1 2008 @ 11:40 PM
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Yeah he is interesting. I'll read up on him and do a thread if he's up to it at his age.



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