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  Ancient history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ancient history is the study of significant cultural and political events from the beginning of human history until the Early Middle Ages.
Ancient Greece is the period in Greek history lasting for close to a millennium, until the rise of Christianity.
Ancient Rome contributed greatly to the development of law, war, art, literature, architecture, and language in the Western world, and its history continues to have a major influence on the world today.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ancient   (4305 words)

  
 Ancient music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ancient music is music that developed in literate cultures, replacing prehistoric music.
The epics of Homer and the lyrics of Sappho, for instance, were meant to be sung with instrumental accompaniment, but nothing remains of their scores.
The term "ancient music" may also refer to contemporary, but traditional or folk, music which is considered to continue its "ancient" style and includes much Persian music, Asian music, Jewish music, Greek music, Roman music, the music of Mesopotamia, the music of Egypt, and Muslim music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ancient_music   (705 words)

  
 Ancient Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Situated on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes, this ancient village was the home of the workers of the secret tombs of the royal family.
It was known as “the residence of the servants of the seat of truth”.
On first impression, Ancient Egyptian society may appear morbid, centring on mummification and the afterlife, but nothing could be further from the truth.
www.fantasyscribe.com /egypt   (1443 words)

  
 History of the Copts of Egypt
King Ahmose or Amosis defeated the last of the Hyksos, and initiated the 18th dynasty and the new kingdom 1550-1064 B.C. This is considered to be the golden era of ancient Egypt.
The medicine and sciences of the era as might be expected built on the pharaonic medicine and its great expertise in the human body thanks to centuries of embalming experience.
The heritage and legacy of the Copts and their ansctors the ancient Egyptians continue to be manifested all over the world in every day life in the use of the Gregorian calendar, a descendant of the ancient Egyptian solar calendar.
www.copts.net /history.asp   (4912 words)

  
 Ancient India Architecture,Ancient Indian Architecture,Monuments of Ancient India,Architecture in India,Ancient Era ...
The relics of ancient India will amaze any visitor with their aura of artistic classiness and exquisite beauty.
Some of the famous ancient places worth checking out include Kaushambi, famous as a Buddhist pilgrimage, this place was visited by Lord Buddha after gaining enlightenment in the 6th and 9th century.
The ruins of an ancient fort stand testimony to its ancient past.
www.indianmonumentsportal.com /indian-architecture/ancient-architecture.html   (703 words)

  
 Aljazeera.Net - Ancient Egypt corpses unearthed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
have unearthed seven corpses thought to date to the era, as well as an intact figure of a cow's head carved from flint.
That era predates the unification of upper and lower
The complex, which is enclosed in a well-preserved wall of wooden posts, consists of a large rectangular tomb covered with the earliest known superstructure.
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/0910E89E-D101-4A85-9ED8-DF6029EAB8DC.htm   (536 words)

  
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Ancient and Medieval Rules span some 3,000 years of human history.
Ancient games tend toward greater organization of units, while the Medieval rules are often more focused on tactical advantages.
Ancient Warfare involved large National armies like the Egyptians and Assyrians, organized under a single government.
www.thortrains.net /wargame/ancients.html   (907 words)

  
 The Adrenaline Vault | Featured Game : Civilization III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
All Ancient Era wonders have the penalty of being obsolete sooner or later, but their cultural contributions will only continue to grow.
The swordsman is by far the most effective, non-civilization specific combat unit in the Ancient Era.
Another critical advance in the Ancient Era is Construction, which is useful for enabling the building of the Aqueduct and Coliseum city improvements, as well as the Fortress.
www.avault.com /featured/civ3/index.asp?p=ancient   (696 words)

  
 Atomists and anti-atomists in the ancient era
Aristotle was one of the most outstanding philosophers of the ancient times.
And it is also quite certain that in modern physics on the smallest end of the matter (in the world of the smallest dimensions) also mathematical furmulae stand.
As far as we know, Democritus (c.460-c.370 BC.) was the first physicist to come up with a theory of matter, which is rather similar to our idea of matter today.
www.npp.hu /tortenelem/atomosok-e.htm   (672 words)

  
 The Guardians Clan - Civilization III
The Ancient Era's catapults were fairly effective smashing town walls, but were next to useless on the battlefield.
Ancient Era wars are easily forgotten, but because of the military hardware available during these times, an Industrial Era war leaves indelible scars on an opponent.
The Modern Era is the final era in Civilization III and could be the one in which you spend the most time.
www.angelfire.com /games3/guardiansweb/HintsCIV3Sektion.html   (3546 words)

  
 VIDEOS
The History Channel's four-part overview of the Roman Empire spans more than 3,000 years, from Rome's mythologized founding by Mars's twin sons Remus and Romulus to Latium's expansion and domination of the Mediterranean world to the rise of Christianity and Rome's ensuing fall.
At once informative and entertaining, Ancient Rome is a terrific example of all that is good on television today; in video it is a wonderful boxed set for any history buff--or teacher--to own.
Detailed re-enactments of ancient customs and conflicts, period art, original writings, and incites from scholars all paint a compelling and brutal portrait of life under this mighty empire.
www.brookhursthobbies.com /videos_ancient.htm   (495 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: History: By Time Period: Ancient: Africa: Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Ancient Egyptian Culture - An extensive and authoritative exhibit in the Minnesota State University-Mankato E-Museum containing images and text describing Daily Life, Art, Architecture, the Military, Religion, and other topics.
Ancient Egyptian Temples - A concise description of the houses of worship, including images, diagrams, and maps.
Temples of Ancient Egypt - A summation of the state of current knowledge about ancient Egyptian temples and the rituals associated with their use by Dieter Arnold, Lanny Bell, Ragnhild Bjerre Finnestad, Gerhard Haeny, Byron E. Shafer, 1997.
dmoz.org /Society/History/By_Time_Period/Ancient/Africa/Egypt   (2173 words)

  
 Ancient World History
Ancient History- Here is the background information for each major Ancient history era, with links to related student resources.
Ancient World Web- This is a collection of many annotated links, organized by archeology, art, buildings and cities, daily life, language and literature, law and philosophy, mythology and religion, science,and others related to ancient history.
- Explore the collapse of 4 Ancient Civilizations, The Maya, The Mesopotania, Chaco Canyon, and the African cultures of Mali and Songhai.
www.members.tripod.com /exworthy/wldhisancient.htm   (596 words)

  
 Ancient Era - exporters of handicrafts and home wares from Bali and Indonesia
At Ancient Era International our goal is to provide our customers with a diverse range of products of unique design.
Many of our handicrafts are influenced by the rich art and culture of the 17,000 islands of Indonesia blended together with western designs and styles resulting in décor items that will create a truly exotic atmosphere for your home or office.
A large sample of our vast range of products are displayed on this website but, due to the number of products as well as the variations in materials, sizes and colors, we cannot display all products and their variations.
www.ancientera.com   (905 words)

  
 Witches in the Bible and in the Talmud
In other words, in ancient times there was evidently a link between sexual immorality and witchcraft,4 two "qualities" or "professions" which were possibly on the fringes of society, but which men needed.
In other words, the preoccupation by women with witchcraft in the ancient era expressed their desire to attain leadership positions not through the customary social means of the time, for that was barred to them.
A comparison of Jewish women in the ancient era to the women of Europe and America in the 16th and 17th centuries is enlightening.
faculty.biu.ac.il /~barilm/witches.html   (8629 words)

  
 Archaeologists Find Ancient Egyptian Tomb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Archaeologists digging in a 5,600-year-old funeral site in southern Egypt unearthed seven corpses believed to date to the era, as well as an intact figure of a cow's head carved from flint.
That era predates the unification of upper and lower Egypt that triggered the well-known Dynastic era, when ancient Egypt's pharaohs ruled.
The grave sites at Kom El-Ahmar appear to date to the early Naqada II era, a time when the settlement at Hierakonpolis was at its peak and the city was the largest urban center on the Nile.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/n/a/2005/04/20/international/i181449D63.DTL&type=printable   (468 words)

  
 An Ancient Precious Necklace Discovered in Birjand - CAIS Archaeological & Cultural Daily News of Iran©
According to the reports released on Monday, the necklace it made up of some 14 golden coins on which some epigraphs and the pictures of the British emperors are carved.
He added that some 49 tombs were studied and a valuable collection of ancient earthenwares, jewelry and weapons were discovered.
Also in another development, an ancient site related to the Sassanids Era was excavated in Isfahan's Semirom District.
www.cais-soas.com /News/2001/September2001/11-09.htm   (175 words)

  
 Social Studies - Grade 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Ancient Era (1000 BCE - 300 CE)
Ancient Era (1000 BCE - 300 CE) Description
The learner will be able to recognize major religions of the Ancient Era.
www.westpark.k12.ca.us /district/CR4371.HTM   (983 words)

  
 Eras of Elegance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Eras of Elegance is dedicated to reviving the simplicity, grace and gentility of ages past.
Eras of Elegance is where history comes alive.
The materials contained on this website are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of the owner.
www.erasofelegance.com   (132 words)

  
 Parthia in the News - 2005
It was long thought that Khorheh was the ruins of a fire-temple from the Seleucid era, but according to the latest discoveries, it appears to be a residential mansion built in the first century BC and occupied until the Parthian era.
Ecbatana was the capital of ancient Media and later the summer residence of Achaemenid and Parthian dynasty kings.
Phraaspa, an ancient castle of the Parthian province of Atropatene, was discovered during the archaeological studies near Zahak Castle in Hashtrud, in Iran's northwestern province of East Azarbaijan.
www.parthia.com /parthia_news_2005.htm   (18520 words)

  
 LegendMUD: Ancient Areas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Ancient Era is full of areas that are magical and mythical in nature.
This time period is devoted to portraying ancient cultures and their mythologies.
Some cultures are presented in a fairly realistic manner (as in the depiction of Roman Britain) and others are far more magical and whimsical, as befits the legends they illustrate (as in the area based on the Arabian Nights).
www.legendmud.org /Reference/ancient.html   (88 words)

  
 Song of Hathor: Ancient Egyptian Ritual for Today
During the Pagan era of Ancient Egypt ritual formed the basis for virtually all activity within the temples.
This follow up to "Eye of the Sun: The Sacred Legacy of Ancient Egypt" offers many of the more detailed rituals involved in both the religion and magic/magick of Egypt that most other books only allude to.
Thoroughly documented, this book clearly explains many of the rituals practiced in Ancient Egypt in terms that are easily applied by those wishing to pursue this discipline today.
www.hwt-hrw.com /SongofHathor.php   (557 words)

  
 Earth Floor: Geologic Time
This is the first of three geologic eras squeezed into the last 10% of Earth's whole geologic history.
We can follow the development of life in detail during the Paleozoic, because at the beginning of that Era, life forms developed hard parts like shells, teeth, bones, and woody parts that were easily preserved as fossils.
Center for Educational Technologies, Circuit Board/Apple graphic logo, and COTF Classroom of the Future logo are registered trademarks of Wheeling Jesuit University.
www.cotf.edu /ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/paleozoic.html   (648 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional: Asia: Japan: Society and Culture: Ancient Cultures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Ancient Japan - Outlines the major developments of the Jomon through the Nara periods.
Ancient Japan - Gives timeline and events during old Japanese history from approximately 10,000 B.C. to the end of the Heian Period in 1192 A.D. Asuka Historical Museum - History and art of Asuka, the first Japanese capital (7th century).
Kaido: The Ancient Roads of Japan - A kids' information site from the Nagano Olympics, has basic information on the establishment and use of roads from c.
dmoz.org /Regional/Asia/Japan/Society_and_Culture/Ancient_Cultures   (610 words)

  
 Cornell News: Ancient glass in archaeological dig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
First-known glass from an ancient era is discovered in Israel, Cornell researchers report
ITHACA, N.Y. -- The first-known examples of glass from an ancient era, known as the Iron I archaeological period, were found this summer in the Cornell University research area of the Tel Dor, Israel, archaeological site, according to Jeffrey Zorn, Cornell visiting lecturer in Near Eastern studies.
The students also dug around an ancient smithy where they found pieces of bronze for recasting, crucibles still containing fragments of bronze, a furnace, bellows pot and layers of ash material, according to Zorn.
www.news.cornell.edu /releases/Sept98/TelDorDiscovery.bpf.html   (429 words)

  
 Imperial Eras
Much of what came to constitute China Proper was unified for the first time in 221 B.C. In that year the western frontier state of Qin, the most aggressive of the Warring States, subjugated the last of its rival states.
The age of civil wars and disunity began with the era of the Three Kingdoms (Wei, Shu, and Wu, which had overlapping reigns during the period A.D. In later times, fiction and drama greatly romanticized the reputed chivalry of this period.
Unity was restored briefly in the early years of the Jin dynasty (A.D. 265-420), but the Jin could not long contain the invasions of the nomadic peoples.
www-chaos.umd.edu /history/imperial.html   (968 words)

  
 China Debates the Future Security Environment
He points out that ancient China's first Minister was called "The Universal Calculator"; that the philosopher Han Feizi demanded that strategy be based on cost-benefit calculations; and that the philosopher Mozi persuaded an enemy general to surrender by showing he could calculate through a "seminar game" what the outcome of the battle would be.
The Warring States era (475-221 BC) was "the flowering age for the Chinese fable and exerted a definite influence on works of later centuries," according to K. Kiu, 100 Ancient Chinese Fables (Taipei: Taiwan Commercial Press, 1993), 8.
The more talented and astute intellectuals of this kind serve a function not dissimilar to that of the advisers to the imperial court; or perhaps their role can be likened to that of the itinerant 'lobbyists' (youshui zhi shi) or the 'strategists' (zonghengjia) of the Warring States period.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/china/doctrine/pills2/part03.htm   (3934 words)

  
 Ancient China to Modern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
A Glimpse of Ancient Chinese History and the Chinese Society - main
Dragons in Ancient China: architecture, paintings, and on royal robes
Ancient Chinese Birth Gender Chart: to predict the sex of your unborn child
members.aol.com /TeacherNet/AncientChina.html   (2319 words)

  
 ASTARIA Palace Directory
SILVER ERA: Ancient Persia (Arabic) -- This is a Time of the Ancient Middle East and the Bedouin Age of Abraham, the Patriarchs, Ancient Egypt, Persian, and Arabic fashions, styles, and themes.
BRONZE ERA: Ancient Greek (Hellenistic) -- This is an Ancient Time of the Early Greeks and the later Hellenistic Culture, which spread throughout the Middle East, and then arose to form the basis of Western Civilization--and the Renaissance.
PHILADELPHIAN ERA: Community Congregations -- This is a Time of the popular community churches (Presbyterian, Methodist, Baptist, etc.) that saw the settlement of America (and its Wild West), as well as the culmination of the efforts of the Catholic (Spanish and Portugese) Conquistadors of Latin American (and the rise of Hispanic Culture).
business.gorge.net /zdkf/gov/palidir.html   (1284 words)

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