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Asian History | Africa | The Middle Ages | The
Renaissance and Reformation | 1700 - the Present | Individual Countries: Great Britain
Ancient History in General
Ancient Near East
- Ancient Greece - A good introduction to ancient Greece.
- Ancient Greece - You will find all kinds of information about
ancient Greece in this site by Mr. Donn.
- Ancient Greece - from BBC Schools.
- Information on the Iliad and Odyssey from About.Com.
- The Iliad - One of the most important stories ever told. Every Greek school child would have know this story.
- Ancient Greek Architecture - the
ancient Greeks are famous for their beautiful buildings.
- Hellas.Net - A
history of ancient Greece from the stone age to 146 BC.
- The Mysterious Etruscans - These people lived on the
Italian Peninsula before the Romans.
- Classics Unveiled - This site has sections on Roman history
and Roman life. There is also a section on Roman mythology. This site was written by students at the York Mills C. I.
in Ontario, Canada.
- Ancient Rome - Children's Section
- A good introduction to Roman life, and you can click on the Grown Up section to learn more.
- The Romans - Information about ancient Rome. This site also has some videos of ancient Roman sites.
- Forum Romanum - A tour of virtual Rome along
with information on history, literature and language. You will also find Christmas carols in Latin.
- Pompeii - Pompeii was a busy Roman city until
79 AD when the the volcano Vesuvius erupted and buried the city under lava and ashes.
- Pompeii: Window on Ancient Rome - See Pompeii in this YouTube video.
- Roman Emperors - Biographies of the emperors.
- The Romans in Britain -
Information about Roman life, the Roman army, and a good timeline.
- The Nazca Culture - These early people of Peru made huge drawings in the desert. From Inside Peru
- The Moche - Early people of Peru who made really beautiful pottery. This site is from Inside Peru.
- The Incredible Incas for Kids - The Inca lived in what is now Ecuador and Peru.
- Machu Picchu - The lost city of the Incas. This is a video by Nation
- Lost Amazon Complex Found - In 2010, satellite images showed what may be a lost civilization in the Amazon rain forest. This article is from the National Geographic.
- The Conquistadors - Learn about the Spaniards who invaded ancient South America.
- The Renaissance - The development of trade, the exploration of the world, and an explosive growth of art.
- The Galileo Project - Information about the
man and his world.
- The Internet Renaissance Band - Listen
to the music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
- Renaissance Art in Italy - This page has lots of links. Look at some of the great works of art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian.
- Leonardo da Vinci - artist, scientist and inventor.
- Martin Luther - The life of the monk who started the protestant reformation.
- Tudor History - England in the period between 1485 and 1603.
There are biographies, and articles about life in Tudor times. There is also a list of movies which take
place during Tudor times.
- Queen Elizabeth I - Biography and history of events
during her reign.
- The Thirty Years War - Major European war between the
years of 1618 and 1648.
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