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Auncient history

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Khafre's Pyramid (4t dynasty) an Great Sphinx o Giza (c. 2500 BC or perhaps earlier)

Auncient history is the aggregate o past events[1] frae the beginnin o recordit human history tae the Early Middle Ages or the Postclassical Era. The span o recordit history is roughly 5,000 year, wi Sumerian Cuneiform script, the auldest discovered furm o coherent writin, frae the protoliterate period aroond the 30t century BC.[2]


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  1. WordNet Search - 3.0 Archived 2005-09-17 at the Wayback Machine, "History"
  2. see Jemdet Nasr period, Kish tablet; see also The Origin and Development of the Cuneiform System of Writing, Samuel Noah Kramer, Thirty Nine Firsts In Recorded History, pp 381-383