Sunday, May 29, 2022

Ancient History

Welcome to Ancient History! Here you will learn about the Ancient Classical History of the Greeks and Romans, as well as the Egyptians and other ancient civilizations that helped shape Western culture. From decisive battles to cultural and social revolutions, we’ll examine the most interesting and unique aspects of ancient times.

India’s Harappan and Aryan Ancient Civilizations

The history of India began as nomadic herders settled in the Indus River Valley between 2300 BC-1200 BC. They developed well planned settlements &...

The Real Cleopatra

Cleopatra knew what she wanted, and how to get it. Her legendary status as one of the most notorious leaders in ancient history is...

Cleopatra’s Children and Descendants

The Egyptian queen bore Julius Caesar an illegitimate son in 47 BC, appropriately naming him Caesarion to demonstrate his relationship to Caesar. The boy...

The Theory that Thera was the Lost City of Atlantis

The "Lost City of Atlantis" has captivated many as fable. But there are theories, and even some evidence, floating around that Atlantis was real,...

Cleopatra VII – The Last Queen of Egypt

Antony’s Cleopatra continues to captivate the western imagination but despite the legends she was a scheming seductress, just like her ancestors. Cleopatra, the last of...

River Valley Communities in Ancient Civilizations

Arising ancient civilizations in Egypt, the Near East, India, and China were impacted by vast river valley systems that sustained growth and prosperity. Most of...

Food Eaten in Prehistoric Times – The Neolithic Age

A look at what our earliest ancestors ate - evidence suggests it wasn't all berries and mammoth steaks, but some rather more refined flavours. It...

Ancient Views of Religion Affected by Geography

Significant geographical differences between the Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations affected popular religious development and views of an afterlife. Religious belief, mankind’s relationship with a higher...

The Parthenon

When you think of Greece, you think of the Parthenon. It remains today the ideal of Classical architecture and artistic design. The Parthenon stands today...

Sexuality in Ancient Egypt – Ancient Egyptian Family

What is more interesting than pyramids, rich and powerful pharaohs and mummies? Sexuality. Take a look at what governed the Ancient Egyptians' daily life. Ancient...