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Connections: Death In The Morning

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Connections, 1978 TV series hosted by James Burke. Death in the Morning examines the standardisation of precious metal with the touchstone in the ancient world. This innovation stimulated trade from Greece to Persia, ultimately causing the construction of a huge commercial center and library at Alexandria which included Ptolemy's star tables.

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