Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Chapters

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.

Centuries ago, forests cover much of North America; when colonists arrive, they chop-down trees at unbelievable rates.

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.

The first "sport" is the foot race, and then wrestling and pentathlon; the ancient Olympic games ultimately number 18 and include boxing and horse rac...

After Jesus was buried, religious leaders wanted to make sure no one stole his body. They went to Pilate and said: We remember that while he was st...

The tomb is guarded against theft, but Jesus rises and appears to Mary Magdalene.

Losing hope, many Britons flee the country and others yield to the Anglo-Saxons and become their slaves.

Eruptions lead to the river of mud, hot ash and gases that bury Pompeii.

Religious riots throughout India cause the deaths of about 2,000 people.

Britons seek help from Angles, Saxons, and Jutes to keep out invaders, but those invited foreigners soon become invading intruders.

First-century Judea combines Roman rule, Greek thought, Jewish tradition, and the Aramaic language.

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