Archaeology

Archaeology

Xenophanes (570 BCE to 475 BCE) was the first person known to have used fossils as evidence for a theory of the history of the Earth. Having discovered fossils of marine life on a mountain he posited that they were once underwater.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: HistoryPeople

Latest FactRepublic Video

32 Incredible Easter Eggs You Missed in Harry Potter Movies