Ancient Places and/or Civilizations

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  • Hawaiian History Straight from the Islands!: Waikiki Elementary 4th grade students brainstormed topics, selected interesting ideas, conducted research and presented findings in an essay.

  • HEOROT: THE MEAD-HALL: Heorot is the Danish King Hrothgar's mead-hall, which Beowulf defends against the monster Grendel.

  • Hera the Greek Goddess: Hera was the wife of Zeus, therefore queen of the gods of ancient Greece, according to Greek mythology.

  • Hercules - Fighting the Nemean Lion: The legend of Hercules.

  • Ides of March - "Julius Caesar": It's the Ides of March, and Julius Caesar receives a warning from the shadows. See an animated version of Shakespeare's famous play.

  • Inca Boy - El Plomo Mummy: In 1954, a group of climbers on Chile's El Plomo Mountain found the mummy of a young Inca boy.

  • INCA MUMMIES: Machu Picchu is an extremely important part of the Inca Empire. It is located high in the Andes and mummies are found there in 1911.

  • Inca Mummy from Ampato: Dr. Johan Reinhard and his team found two mummies near the summit of Ampato (at an elevation of 19,200 feet).

  • INVADING ANGLO-SAXONS: Much of the southern part of Britain is occupied by Angles; the area, called Angle-land, later becomes England.

  • INVITING WOLVES INTO THE FOLD: The Anglo-Saxon attacks are harsh and frequent and the Britons are not able to stop them.

  • IRON-AGE BODIES: In Denmark, the body of a man from the Iron Age is found; it is the peat bog that causes the mummified remains to be so well preserved.

  • ISLAMIC REVOLUTION in IRAN: The Ayatollah moves to France and begins to air his views in order to make his country into an Islamic Republic.

  • JAI HO!: Jai Ho is a song that celebrates the ability of humans to transform their lives, and rise above the worst of circumstances

  • JESUS APPEARS to OTHERS:

  • JESUS APPEARS TO OTHERS: Jesus appears to several people after his death, according to the New Testament.

  • JESUS BEFORE HEROD: Herod questions Jesus, demanding a miracle, but sends him back without a sentence.

  • JESUS BEFORE HEROD: Herod questions Jesus, demanding a miracle, but sends him back without a sentence.

  • JESUS PREDICTS HIS DEATH: Jesus predicts his own death, causing many to doubt that he is the Messiah.

  • JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND THE KORAN: The Koran refers to some Judaic and Christian beliefs, but shows Muhammad, not Jesus, as the final savior sent by God.

  • JOHN HUS BURNS: Burns follows Wycliffe; both his body and his books are burned.

  • JOHN WYCLIFFE'S BOOKS: John Wycliffe translates the Bible into English, but Oxford expels him as his writings become more radical.

  • Julius Caesar Arrives at Britain's Shores: 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 leaves but returns the following year. He leaves, how...

  • Julius Caesar at the Rubicon: This 19th-century illustration, called Caesar Crossing the Rubicon, is an artistic rendering of Julius Caesar's famous decision to defy Roman law.

  • JURASSIC-ERA DINOSAURS: Many dinosaurs live during the Jurassic Era but the T-Rex, Raptor and the Triceratops live in the Cretaceous era.

  • Jurassic Era - Earliest-Known Bird?: Although not everyone agrees, some paleontologists believe thatArchaeopteryx lithographicais the earliest-known bird which has been discovered anywhere in the world.

  • Jurassic Park: Jurassic Park is a fictional movie with the premise that dinosaurs are reborn from DNA found in fossils.

  • JURASSIC WORLD and INDOMINUS REX: To boost attendance at Jurassic World, scientists decide to create a hybrid dinosaur called Indominus Rex using DNA collected from four other fearsome creatures. Then...things go wrong!

  • King Arthur: King Arthur is based on a legendary leader from the Anglo-Saxon Wars in the early 6th century. Did he really live?

  • Kingdom of Heaven: Kingdom of Heaven is a movie about a knight who defends the Kingdom of Jerusalem against Saladin and his troops.

  • KINGDOM OF JERUSALEM: Through the massacre of the Muslims, the Latin/Frankish Kingdom of Jerusalem is born.

  • Kingdom of Lydia - First Coinage: According to Herodotus, coins were first minted in the ancient Kingdom of Lydia (located in today's Western Turkey).

  • King Tut and Ankhesenamun - A Royal Pair: Tutankhamun was married to Ankhesenamun. She is shrouded in mystery after the unexpected death of her young husband.

  • KING TUT (AND DOWNTON ABBEY): The most famous mummy is King Tut. His tomb is discovered and excavated teaching the world a lot about ancient Egypt.

  • King Tut Death Mask - Back View: King Tut's death mask has an inscription on its back and sides.

  • King Tut's Death Mask and Its Meaning: Beyond the beauty of the death mask of King Tut, what does it mean? How was it worn?

  • Lake Trasimeno - Scenic Italy: This map depicts Trasimeno Lake, and its nearby towns, located in the heart of Italy.

  • Law Code of Eshnunna and Mad Dogs: The ancient Laws of Eshnunna, which scholars believe predate the Code of Hammurabi, contain a "mad dog law" specifying compensation if a rabid dog kills someone.

  • LEARNING FROM ARISTOTLE: Wishing to educate his teen-aged son with the best teacher in the world, King Philip of Macedonia summons Aristotle, Greece's greatest mind. Aristotle teaches Alexander in the royal town of Pella.

  • LEGACY of MARCUS AURELIUS: While Emperor of Rome, Marcus Aurelius - known as a philosopher and helper of the poor - persecutes Christians.

  • LEGACY OF MARCUS AURELIUS: Although Marcus Aurelius helps the poor, he persecutes Christians.

  • Legendary Runner of Marathon - Pheidippides: History tells us that the runner from Marathon to Athens was Pheidippides, but there is more to uncover about his story

  • LEONIDAS: Leonidas, King of Sparta, prepares to lead a Greek army against Xerxes, King of Persia, and his Immortals.

  • LET'S MEET T. REX: T-Rex is an extinct, North American meat-eating dinosaur first rediscovered in 1902 by Barnum Brown.

  • LIFE IN SPARTA: All healthy Spartan boys become soldiers.

  • LIFE on the NAVAJO RESERVATION: Navajos enjoy themselves at fairs and gatherings, usually after the fall harvest.

  • Madagascar - Life in the Rainforest: Madagascar is an ancient island, adrift in the Indian Ocean. Much of it is unlike anywhere else on Earth.

  • Madagascar - Meet the Wildlife: Sir David Attenborough explains how part of Africa and India was split-off, to exist on its own as the island of Madagascar, and introduces us to some of its extraordinary wildlife.

  • Majungasaurus and Indominus Rex: From the BBC's "Planet Dinosaur," we see a clip of Majungasaurus behaving in a most extraordinary way - as a cannibal.

  • MARCUS AURELIUS: Marcus Aurelius becomes the Emperor of Rome in 161.

  • Mars - A Roman God: Mars, the Roman god of war, was considered a mighty warrior while his counterpart for the Greeks, Ares, was viewed as a coward.

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