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Go for the Gold: The Olympic Games

All Rights Reserved. MET Museum: Architecture in Ancient Greece. Greek Medicine. EyeWitness To The Ancient World. Ancient Greece. Ancient Greeks: Everyday Life, Beliefs and Myths. Tragedy and Comedy: Greek Theatre Theatres were invented by the Greeks.

Ancient Greeks: Everyday Life, Beliefs and Myths

They could hold up to 14,000 people and audiences would come from all over Greece. Early Greek theatres were usually built into hillsides and were circular, so that all members of the audience could hear what the actors were saying. There were never more than three actors on stage at one time and they were almost always men or boys. The plays were either comedies or tragedies. The British Museum: Ancient Greece. Welcome to Odyssey Online: Greece. BBC: Ancient Greeks. Ancient Greece. Ancient History Encyclopedia.

Ancient Greece. Thanks to existing Greek sculptures and texts, we know how people dressed in ancient Greece.

Ancient Greece

GeoNet Game. The Traveler IQ Challenge® Absolute and Relative Location - Geolounge. Ad Geographers can describe the location of a place in one of two ways: absolute and relative.

Absolute and Relative Location - Geolounge

Absolute Location Absolute location describes the location of a place based on a fixed point on earth. The most common way is to identify the location using coordinates such as latitude and longitude. NatGeo Encyclopedia. Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website— If you liked Xpeditions, you'll love the new media-rich

NatGeo Encyclopedia

Explore the new site now for activities, maps, interactives, videos, homework help, and more! Encyclopedia of Earth. Reading the Nile Video. BBC History: The Story of the Nile. Home of The Virtual Egyptian Museum - King Padibastet's Tomb. NatGeo: King Tut Revealed. By A.R.

NatGeo: King Tut Revealed

Williams He was just a teenager when he died. The last heir of a powerful family that had ruled Egypt and its empire for centuries, he was laid to rest laden with gold and eventually forgotten. Since the discovery of his tomb in 1922, the modern world has speculated about what happened to him, with murder the most extreme possibility. Now, leaving his tomb for the first time in almost 80 years, Tut has undergone a CT scan that offers new clues about his life and death—and provides precise data for an accurate forensic reconstruction of the boyish pharaoh. Inside King Tut’s subterranean burial chamber, against a backdrop of sacred murals, Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, removes padding to reveal the young pharaoh’s remains. Clues From Top ... Did the young pharaoh die from a blow to the head?

As evidence, they cite an x-ray taken in 1968, which shows a fragment of bone in the skull cavity—emptied by embalmers, according to custom. ... to Bottom. Explore Ancient Egypt. Explore Ancient Egypt With 360-degree and other imagery, walk around the Sphinx, enter the Great Pyramid, visit tombs and temples, and more.

Explore Ancient Egypt

Want to walk around the Sphinx? Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient Egypt - Ancient History. Under Ahmose I, the first king of the 18th dynasty, Egypt was once again reunited.

Ancient Egypt - Ancient History

During the 18th dynasty, Egypt restored its control over Nubia and began military campaigns in Palestine, clashing with other powers in the area such as the Mitannians and the Hittites. The country went on to establish the world’s first great empire, stretching from Nubia to the Euphrates River in Asia. In addition to powerful kings such as Amenhotep I (1546-1526 B.C.), Thutmose I (1525-1512 B.C.) and Amenhotep III (1417-1379 B.C.), the New Kingdom was notable for the role of royal women such as Queen Hatshepsut (1503-1482 B.C.), who began ruling as a regent for her young stepson (he later became Thutmose III, Egypt’s greatest military hero), but rose to wield all the powers of a pharaoh.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Life in Ancient Egypt. Life in Ancient Egypt Welcome to Life in Ancient Egypt, a companion online exhibition to Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt at Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Life in Ancient Egypt

Carnegie Museum of Natural History has acquired Egyptian artifacts since its founding and now holds about twenty-five-hundred ancient Egyptian artifacts. The most significant of these objects, over six hundred of them, are displayed in Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt. NOVA: Explore the Pyramids. Discovering Ancient Egypt. British Museum: Ancient Egypt.

Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient Egypt. The Origins of Slavery. Understanding Slavery in Egypt, Assyria, and Spart: PBS LearningMedia. What did democracy really mean in Athens? - Melissa Schwartzberg. How important is service to your government?

What did democracy really mean in Athens? - Melissa Schwartzberg

In ancient Greece, it was extremely important. In fact, those who did not participate could be fined, and painted red! Although, it may have not been a democracy for all who lived there, all male citizens had the right to equality, freedom of speech and right to participate in governmental decisions. In fact, it was almost an expectation. Read more about the process and its importance to the citizens here. What is democracy good for? Learn more about educator Melissa Schwartzberg at her personal website and her NYU website. The great conspiracy against Julius Caesar - Kathryn Tempest. Non-textual sources can also help us understand Marcus Brutus better. Coins in particular enable us to see how Brutus presented his political agenda at the time.

You can look at some of Brutus’ coins here. What lasting messages did these coins leave with the imagery inscribed upon them? The upside of isolated civilizations - Jason Shipinski. Click here to learn more about the mystery of the Maya and their internal conflict. To take a little quiz about the Maya way of life, click here. A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence.