Unit One: The Ancient World | World History
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Chapter 2: Early Civilizations
- Answers in Genesis — An amazing site dedicated to creation research and questions based on the Bible
- Hammurabi's Biography — Learn more about Hammurabi and his reign
- Mesopotamia — The code of Hammurabi
- Pyramids: The Inside Story at PBS Online — Many pictures and much information on the pyramids and current archeological activity
- Ancient Egypt
- Egypt's Golden Empire at PBS Online — Much information on the ancient Egyptian Empire
Chapter 3: The Greek Civilization
- The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization at PBS Online — Much information on ancient Greek civilization
- Ancient Greece — Much information on Greek history
- The Perseus Digital Library — An amazing amount of information (a little hard to navigate)
- Homer’s Iliad—Full texts of the epic poem. The Iliad describes events and backgrounds of the Trojan War between Greece and Troy.
- Additional Source to Homer’s Iliad—Creates better understanding on Homer’s Iliad with backgrounds, pictures, and more.
- Hippocratic Oath—Full texts of Hippocrates’ oath. Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, was a Greek physician in the 3rd - 4th century BC.
- Plato’s writings
- Aristotle’s writings
- Celsus Library at Ephesus
- American Supreme Court at Washington D. C.
- Pantheon at Rome
- Greek temples—Magnificent pictures of many Greek temples
- Idaho State Capitol Building
- Old Kentucky State Capitol Building
- Virginia State Capitol Building
- Ancient Ephesus
- Ornate architecture in Ephesus
Chapter 4: The Roman Republic
- Rome: Republic to Empire — Explanation of Roman politics under the republic
- Twelve Tables (CSUN, UNRV) — The earliest attempt by the Romans to create a code of law.
Life in Ancient Rome
- The Plebeians
- The Patricians
- ThinkQuest: The Roman House
- Roman art at Pompeii — Wikipedia | Birmingham Museum of Art
- The Roman Forum
- Roman Religion
- “Horatius” by Thomas B. Macaulay
- Illustrated history of Roman Empire
Roman History in Literature
- George Bernard Shaw, Caesar and Cleopatra
- William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra
- William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar
- Suetonius- The Lives of the Twelve Caesars
- Titus Livius (Livy)—History of Rome: Books 1–8 / Books 9–26 / Books 27–36
- Works of Tacitus
- Works of Josephus
- Julius Caesar- War Commentaries and Letters
- Cassius Dio- History of Rome
Chapter 5: The Roman Empire
- Illustrated History of The Roman Empire (Index / Children's Section) — Covers every detail regarding the Roman Empire along with interactive maps, pictures, etc.
- Maps of the Roman Empire — Many interesting maps of the Roman Empire
- De Imperatoribus Romanis — "An online encyclopedia of all Roman emperors"
- The Roman Empire in the First Century at PBS Online — Much information and many teaching aids and ideas on the Roman Empire
- RomeReborn 2.0 —Accurate representations of ancient Rome based upon archeological data including both still pictures, video clips, and more
- Twelve Tables — The earliest attempt by the Romans to create a code of law
- Roman emperors
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