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World History Menu: General World History | Ancient History |
Asian History | Africa | The Middle Ages | The
Renaissance and Reformation | 1700 - the Present | Individual Countries: Great Britain
Ancient Near East
- Mesopotamia - Excellent site from the British Museum. It
has information about the cultures of Assyria, Babylon and Sumer.
- Ancient Mesopotamia - Information and lots of pictures from the University of Chicago.
- The Hittes - an ancient people who lived from 1600 to 1200 BCE.
- Canaan and Ancient Israel - Information about the land and the people from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
- 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.
- The Romans - Information about ancient Rome. This site also has some videos of ancient Roman sites.
- 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 Incas - From DK Findout.
- The Incas - Information from Scholastic.
- The Conquistadors - Biographies of the men who conquered the native people of South and Central America.
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