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The Greek Legacy: How the Ancient Greeks Shaped Modern Mathematics. Ancient Empires. Armies battling.

Ancient Empires

War horses clad in iron armor charging into battle. Soldiers firing fiery bolts from crossbows and burning towns. Gaining an empire in the ancient world required strategy, command over armies, and often brutality. But keeping an empire together was a delicate matter. Why should your subjects submit to your rule? If you look at the map of the world today, you’ll see over 190 nations, all with clearly defined borders. So how did people go from being hunter/gatherers 15,000 years ago to living in towns, forming governments, and building armies bent on takeover? With bigger populations fighting over land and resources, leaders emerged to help settle disputes.

A reconstructed mosaic, dating from about 2550 BC, shows ancient Sumerians and their war chariots. Living under an ancient empire had some pluses, though. Glorious and great. This relief from Babylon (in modern-day Iraq) shows three ancient Assyrian warriors. Egypt Mysterious hieroglyphics. Archaemenid Empire. Greek Myths for Children. Empires - Index Page. As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.

Empires - Index Page

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Ancient Civilizations

This sites take you way back into history to see human civilization as it first looked. Ancient Civilizations in General Ancient civilizations arose all over the world. Find out about these cultures and their peoples in a survey of history from "way back when. " Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Learn more about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Pyramid at Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Pharos Lighthouse near Alexandria, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, and the Colossus of Rhodes. Ancient America Civilizations began in the Americas long before Europeans thought they did. Ancient China Chinese civilization began along the Yangtze River and grew into one of the world's most powerful yet inward societies. Ancient Greece Ancient Greece was a fascinating time and place. Ancient India Civilization arose in India a very long time ago.

Ancient Civilizations  for Kids. Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Kidipede - History for Kids - Homework Help for Middle School Social Studies. Ancient Civilizations. The goal is to write an essay focusing on a theme, the advantages and disadvantages of forming civilizations in ancient river valleys.

Ancient Civilizations

The essay consists of 4 paragraphs: introductory, advantages, disadvantages, and conclusion. At least 3 of the ancient civilizations (China, Egypt, Mesopotamia, or India) must be used in the discussion. Resources include the social studies text book, class movies about ancient civilizations, library resources, and internet resources. A double-graded is earned on this assignment, which means that there is a grade in Social Studies and English.

Follow the rubric to succeed. Show me -ancient civilisations, fun, games, homework help, things to do and places to go from UK museums and galleries. Ancient History.