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kengr
Jul. 29th, 2018 10:36 pm (UTC)
Sat, 14:49: 📷 reimenaashelyee: A Twitter rant about worldbuilding fictional ancient civilisations. (I really have a... https://t.co/PyE4QzmW14

And don't forget the "lesser" civilizations. Aztec, Mayan, Timbuktu (or whatever ancient city in that area I recall). Some of the "lost" cities in Arabia and central Asia.

Heck, there are megalithic structures on on of the pacific islands settled by Polynesians (not talking about Easter Island)

And then there are the "failed" civilizations. Things like Angkor Wat. Or the place in central America where they had cities and fairly well developed agriculture for several centuries and abandoned it all when the dam they'd been using for irrigation (and enlarging all those years) failed, and they knew they couldn't build it back in time to keep things going, so they just packed up and went back to scattered villages in the jungle (fortunately they had the space *and* most of them still had the required skills)

That would make for an interesting story!

fayanora
Jul. 31st, 2018 02:30 am (UTC)
Aye!
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