Ancient Places and/or Civilizations

The very land we call "ours" once belonged to others. How did ancient people live on that land? What was important to them? Are we more alike than we are different? Explore this collection to find answers.

Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Chapters

To boost attendance at Jurassic World, scientists decide to create a hybrid dinosaur called Indominus Rex using DNA collected from four other fearsome...

You can learn the events leading up to the overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation.

Techniques the Ancient Hawaiians used to catch their fish with the materials they had.

This is full of facts about Ancient Hawaiian Fishing.

This gives you various information about the native Hawaiians dance and music.

Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Story Briefs

The Temple of Artemis (Diana), at Ephesus, went through many different versions. One of the last versions became a Wonder of the Ancient World.

One of the wonders of the ancient world, the lighthouse at Alexandria, Egypt was located on the island of Pharos.

Ferdinand Knab, a 19th-century German painter, created artistic images of some of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Even before Rome left Britannia, Anglo-Saxons tried to invade Britain. The Romans defended against such invasions by building forts along Britain''s c...

Julius Caesar sails to Britain from France, in 55 BC, and is initially met with men who are willing to fight against Caesar and his troops. Caesar lea...

Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Learning Tasks

Analyze How Complex Characters Develop

Analyze Story Elements

Use Details to Describe a Character, Setting, or Event

Analyze How Complex Characters Develop

Analyze Story Elements

Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Audios

How does a city, hosting the modern Olympics, do something special for their games?  The people of Beijing produced opening and c...

Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Audio Narrations

The Babylonian Empire, when it existed, was the most-powerful of all states in the ancient world.

Anglo-Saxon warriors, in early Briton, were known as Thegns.

Art is sometimes created for political purposes. Was that the case for Guido Reni's Abduction of Helen?

Odysseus, also called Ulysses, is a Greek hero who is on his way home after fighting in the Trojan War. Listen to a story about one of the many issues...

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