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A secondhand account of an event or a retelling of another person's observations written by someone who did not witness or actually participate in the events. Includes sources that combine, synthesize, and or interpret information from primary sources. Examples include encyclopedias, textbooks, and reviews.
Centurya period of 100 yearsMilleniuma period of one thousand yearsBCBefore ChristBCEBefore Common EraAD (Anno Domini)means "in the year of our Lord"SourceA book, article, person, or other resource consulted for information.Biasprejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.Propagandainformation, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.Stratigraphythe study of rock layers and the sequence of events they reflectCarbon Datinga scientific method used to determine the age of an artifactSalvage ArchaeologyArtifacts found accidentally by members of the publicResearch ArchaeologyResearching an area and then excavatingArchiveStored official government documents and recordsCircus Maximusa Roman outdoor arena in which public games, such as chariot races, were heldRescue Archaeologythe location and recording of archaeological sites in advance of construction