Ancient World (World History Series) by Fiona Chandler

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Published by E.D.C. Publishing .

Written in English

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  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - Ancient,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Civilization, Ancient,
  • History, Ancient

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7958124M
ISBN 100746027605
ISBN 109780746027608

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We also sell books on various subjects such as linguistics, philosophy, history and politics. Nov 17,  · The good points about this book: 1. Beautiful illustrations full of detail, young children love to look through it over and over again and each time they discover something new they haven't seen before.

The information is clear, concise and to the point. It is easy to read. It puts the ancient world in perspective with a clear timeline/5(12). Ancient World, The: A Social and Cultural History, 8/e,presents a comprehensive analysis of the cultures and societies of the ancient Mediterranean world from prehistoric times to the rise of Islam.

It offers a multi-perspective and integrated chronicle of the Cited by: 3. Dec 06,  · The chapters in this book describe the seven wonders of the ancient world - the Great Pyramids at Giza, the Hanging Gardens at Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesos, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes and the Pharos (Lighthouse) at Alexandria/5(12).

Jun 24,  · The Book of the Ancient World begins with an Introduction that speaks of cave men and prehistoric times. It speaks of making stone tools and how some people don't believe history really started until man was able to keep written records/5(5).

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A history of lives lived intensely at a time when the world was changing profoundly, the book takes readers on a journey that crosses cultures and boundaries from ancient Greece and ancient Egypt to the Roman Erika Harlitz-Kern. World History: Ancient Civilizations * The Tools Of History * The Earliest Human Societies * Ancient Mesopotamia * City-States in Mesopotamia * Early Empires * Ancient Egypt * Pyramids on the Nile * Kush and Other African Kingdoms * Ancient India * Ancient China * Ancient.

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Dorothy Mills wrote some wonderful history books in the s for use by middle school students, and Memoria Press is proud to bring these books back into publication—with added illustrations.

The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome by Susan Wise Bauer was a fairly interesting book. It starts off with the first accounts that humans recorded - which were little clay tabs on traded products to signify that the original owner sent it - and ends with Rome falling after Constantine decided to /5.

See also Ancient Greek literature, Syriac literature, Latin literature, Indian literature, Ancient Hebrew writings, Avesta See also: centuries in poetry: 7th, 6th, 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st.

8th century BCE. Greek Trojan War cycle, including the Iliad and the Odyssey; BCE: Vedic Sanskrit Brahmanas. The Ancient World book series by multiple authors includes books The Seven Wonders, Raiders of the Nile: A Novel of the Ancient World, Wrath of the Furies: A Novel of the Ancient World, and several more.

See the complete Ancient World series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The Seven Wonders of the World or the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is a list of remarkable constructions of classical antiquity given by various authors in guidebooks or poems popular among ancient Hellenic tourists.

Although the list, in its current form, did not stabilise until the Renaissance, the first such lists of seven wonders date from the 2nd-1st century BC. Books shelved as ancient-world-nonfiction: Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard Bauckham, A Biblical-Theological In.

Ancient World A fascinating introduction to over 10, years of history, from the first farmers to the fall of the Roman Empire. From enormous empires to humble homes, the rise and fall of great civilizations across the globe is brought to life with lavish illustrations and essential information.

The ancient world is conceived here as it is at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University, my academic home at the time AWOL was launched. That is, from the Pillars of Hercules to the Pacific, from the beginnings of human habitation to the late antique / early Islamic period.

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Explore the ancient world in this interactive map. Select a date an see cities, kingdoms and empires rise and fall. The Ancient World (Paleolithic Age B.C.) covers the period from the dark prehistory of the Paleolithic Age to the development of the earliest centers of civilization in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Indus Valley.

Science in the Ancient World is the second book in a hands-on, multilevel elementary science series that introduces scientific concepts using history as its guide. Because each lesson is built around an activity or experiment, it is engaging for all K-6 students.

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Junior High students would also benefit from the readings I will post from The Book of the Ancient Greeks and The Book of the Ancient Romans, both by Dorothy Mills, but these are optional. High School Classes. The High School students will read and discuss the following books: The Iliad, Homer (translated by Robert Fagles).

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Click on one of the chapters below to begin your trip back through time, it's that easy. This is the second publication in Brill's handbook series "The Classical Tradition," The subject of this volume is that group of works of extended prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the modern novel and which appeared in the later classical periods in Greece and Rome.

The ancient novel has enjoyed renewed popularity in recent years not only among students of literature. Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World by Gerald Massey PREFATORY I have written other books, but this I look on as the exceptional labour which has made my life worth living.

Comparatively speaking, " A Book of the Beginnings" (London, ) was written in the dark, "The. The Ancient World is interesting to read and easy to understand.

That’s because this book is “reader friendly,” which is another of saying that it makes readers want to read it. Some people call this considerate text. The writers of this book considered your needs as a reader and made sure you would have fun reading. Today's world owes an immense debt to the mighty empires and great cities of ancient history.

Their inventions and ideas enabled the advancement of human society and laid the foundation for modern. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Peter A Clayton, Martin Price The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World have long been hotly debated, from the question of which great works comprise the seven, to whether some of them even existed/5.

Most of what is known of the ancient world comes from the accounts of antiquity's own historians. Although it is important to take into account the bias of each ancient author, their accounts are the basis for our understanding of the ancient past.

Memoria Press' reprints of Dorothy Mills' history books now include new illustrations. Her classic works include quotes from classical historians, and chapters written in an engaging style, making these middle school readers a fantastic preparation for high school.

The Book of the Ancient World provides an easy-to-read introduction of the history and civilization of Egypt, Assyria 5/5(1).

Nov 01,  · "As panoramic as it is learned, this is ancient history for our globalized world." Tom Holland, author of Dynasty and Rubicon Twenty-five-hundred years ago, civilizations around the world entered a revolutionary new era that overturned old order and laid the foundation for our world Basic Books.

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her defiled body used as a steppingstone into what was once a world. In a long and distinguished career, Chester Starr has written on topics ranging from early man, to the early Athenian democracy, to the role of sea power in the classical world.

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Now this landmark book is available in a new edition 5/5(1). From the creation of the world through the fall of the Persian empire at the hands of Alexander the Great in BC, The Story of the Ancient World retells as an engaging narrative the history of mankind’s beginning, the rise of the nations, and the story of the great ancient civilizations of the Sumerians, the Hebrews, the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Assyrians, the Babylonians, and the.

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