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Was Neolithic Man The First Lumberjack?
2012-08-10 09:31:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Tel Aviv University reveals that the transition from hunting to agricultural societies parallels development of woodworking tools. Early man evolved from hunter-gather to farmer and agriculturalist during the Neolithic Age, from approximately 10,000 — 6,000 BCE. Neolithic man also began living in larger settlements with a variety of domesticated animals and plant life. This transition brought about significant...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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