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Third Intermediate Period of Egypt
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Third Intermediate Period of Egypt

The Third Intermediate Period (c. 1069-525 BCE) is the era following the New Kingdom of Egypt (c. 1570-c.1069 BCE) and preceding the Late Period (c.525-332 BCE). Egyptian history was divided into eras of 'kingdoms' and 'intermediate periods'...
Predynastic Period in Egypt
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Predynastic Period in Egypt

The Predynastic Period in Ancient Egypt is the time before recorded history from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic Age and on to the rise of the First Dynasty and is generally recognized as spanning the era from c. 6000-3150 BCE (though physical...
The Art & Culture of Ancient Greece
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

The Art & Culture of Ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks were masters at picking up ideas from other cultures, mixing these with their own innovations and producing unique contributions to world culture. Greek sculptors adored the human form, painters loved to tell stories on...
Arts & Culture in Ancient Greece
Lesson Packby Patrick Goodman

Arts & Culture in Ancient Greece

We have prepared four lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions in an excel format. Glossary of keywords and concepts in an excel format. Open questions...
Ten Ancient Elam Facts You Need to Know
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Ten Ancient Elam Facts You Need to Know

Elam, located in the region of the modern-day provinces of Ilam and Khuzestan in Iran, was one of the most impressive civilizations of the ancient world. It was never a cohesive ethnic kingdom or polity but rather a federation of different...
Map of the The Hallstatt Culture
Imageby Simeon Netchev

Map of the The Hallstatt Culture

A map illustrating the spread of the Hallstatt culture, a predominant European Late Bronze and Early Iron Age culture from the 12th to 5th centuries BCE. It is generally accepted as a proto-Celtic culture. It is named after Hallstatt, an...
Map of the Urnfield Culture c. 1300 BCE
Imageby Simeon Netchev

Map of the Urnfield Culture c. 1300 BCE

A map illustrating the spread and context of the late-Bronze Age culture in Europe known as the Urnfield culture by around 1300 BCE. The Urnfield culture is generally recognized as one of the root cultures of the Celts.
Map of La Tène Culture
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Map of La Tène Culture

La Tène culture was a European Iron Age culture. It existed from about 450 BCE to the Roman conquest in the 1st century BCE. It was a successor of the Hallstatt culture and is generally considered one of the root cultures of the Celtic people...
Ancient Egyptian Government
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Ancient Egyptian Government

The government of ancient Egypt was a theocratic monarchy as the king ruled by a mandate from the gods, initially was seen as an intermediary between human beings and the divine, and was supposed to represent the gods' will through the laws...
Cahokia
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Cahokia

Cahokia is a modern-day historical park in Collinsville, Illinois, enclosing the site of the largest pre-Columbian city on the continent of North America. The original name of this city has been lost – Cahokia is a modern-day designation...
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