Ancient Egypt - Ancient Civilizations for Kids North Africa Geography North Africa's landscape is covered by the world's largest hot desert--the Sahara. This massive Arid climate makes it a strange place for a large population of people. Most of the Sahara is too harsh for people to live. The Nile Valley, coastal areas, and the rare oases (plural for oasis) provide the only places that can support life. An oasis is an area of natural water in a desert that allows plant life. Kids History: Ancient Egypt for Kids Back to History Ancient Egypt was one of the greatest and most powerful civilizations in the history of the world. It lasted for over 3000 years from 3150 BC to 30 BC. The Nile River
Facts about Ancient China – History with Sir Dig-a-lot “Sir Dig-a-Lot, I want to learn about China tonight!” said Rohan. “Alright, Rohan. The Cat of Bubastes : G. A. Henty LibriVox recording of The Cat of Bubastes, by G. A. Henty. Read by David Leeson. Ancient Egypt, the Gift of the Nile Like a giant snake, the Nile River slithers through some of the driest desert land on earth to create a narrow green valley. The ancient Greeks called this land Egypt. For more than five thousand years, famous and often mysterious civilizations thrived along the banks of the Nile.
Ancient Egypt for Kids The story of ancient Egypt has survived for thousands of years. Egypt was one of the greatest civilizations of the past. The monuments and tombs of their Pharaohs continue to stand intact today, some 4,000 years later! A good portion of the Old testament takes place in or around Egypt. Egypt also plays a major role in the life of many Bible people from Moses and Joseph to Jesus. Egypt is situated in the northeast corner of the Africa.
Ancient Egypt Civilization History for Kids with Sir Dig-a-lot “I want to learn about ancient Egypt today,” Rohan said. “It was one the greatest civilizations in history. The monuments and the pyramids continue to stand strong even after 4000 years. Egypt is considered a holy place for Christians as a good amount of the Old Testament happened in Egypt.” “Egypt is located in the northeastern corner of the continent Africa. Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent Before they settled down in various parts of the world, humans lived as nomads for tens of thousands of years. Nomads are people who have no permanent home and travel in search of food and safety. advertisement A typical nomadic group might include an extended family of about ten adults and their children. They would temporarily camp in an area for a few weeks or months -- the men hunting animals and the women gathering fruit, grains, seeds and nuts.
Sumerian Myths Sumerian civilization originated in what is now southern Iraq, just upriver from the mouths of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. "Civilization" in this context means a settled town or city-dwelling people who possess a stable agricultural technology (including domesticated animals) and have developed a hierarchical system of social classes (peasants, laborers, slaves, craftsmen [smiths, masons, carpenters, potters, etc.], farmers, fishermen, merchants, doctors, architects, priests and temple attendants, bureaucrats, scribes, advisers, priest-kings). Since the climate of southern Iraq is hot and dry, agriculture requires an extensive irrigation system of canals and dikes. Ancient Mesopotamia Civilization - History Mysteries for Kids “You know, I thought that with the number of lessons you have given me, we would have covered the one that is coming in my test on Tuesday, but I guess not!” Rohan cribbed to his friend Sir Dig-a-Lot. “The history of India itself is vast, imagine that of the world. What is the subject of the test?” asked Sir Dig-a-Lot. “Mesopotamia,” answered Rohan.