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SPARTANS - Last Stand of the 300 - Battle of Thermopylae - History Channel *****

Modern writers have used the Battle of Thermopylae as an example of the power of a patriotic army defending native soil. A Greek force of approximately 7000...
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For the study of Spartan civilisation- Would only use excerpts.

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History News

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A collection of posts, articles and reviews regarding historical events and web sites regarding history.
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John larkin's work for teaching History is amasing. Look into History for the area of study and you will find a wealth of information.

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EL MITO DE TROYA DESVELADO POR SCHLIEMANN. - ARQUEOLOGOS

EL MITO DE TROYA DESVELADO POR SCHLIEMANN. - ARQUEOLOGOS | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
Hasta finales del siglo XVIII, para la mayoría  de los estudiosos, Troya, la ciudad cantada por Homero, era un fantasma,una fascinante imagen de poesía, nacida…

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Irish Bog Body Could Be World's Oldest - Archaeology Magazine

Irish Bog Body Could Be World's Oldest - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
Irish Bog Body Could Be World's Oldest http://t.co/PFVvuJRsk7 #archaeology
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LilibethAndre's curator insight, August 24, 2013 7:34 PM

We trample over our history if we aren't careful. We need to see beyond our nose, our hands and our wallet. We need to see with our hearts.

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Mike Anderson's Ancient History Blog: Interested in Archaeology ...

Mike Anderson's Ancient History Blog: Interested in Archaeology ... | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
Zominthos is interesting as a Minoan settlement for several reasons. It is on the path between Knossos and Idaion Andron, the great sanctuary cave on the peak of Mount Ida and there is evidence of a permanent settlement ...
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One in ten Scots men descended from Picts - Scotsman

One in ten Scots men descended from Picts - Scotsman | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
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Mystery has long surrounded the fate of the tribe of fierce enigmatic people who battled with Rome's legions before seeming to disappear from history.
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BBC - History: Greeks

BBC - History: Greeks | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
The vibrant societies of ancient Greece have had a profound impact on the modern world. (A4: http://t.co/kp6rrLnCPE #wrldchat)
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Conservation and reconstruction Notes Yr. 12


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Pompeii Part 5: Investigating the past

HSC ANCIENT HISTORY CORE STUDY Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii & Herculaneum...

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Pompeii and Herculaneum: two ordinary cities with an extraordinary story

Pompeii and Herculaneum: two ordinary cities with an extraordinary story | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it

David Prudames, British Museum In AD 79, late in the year, two cities – Herculaneum and Pompeii – along with various small towns, villages, and farms in the south of Italy were wiped out in just 24...


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iPad helps archaeologists at Pompeii

iPad helps archaeologists at Pompeii | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it

New technology is revolutionizing the precise recording of history at an ancient, lost city, bucking a tradition that has been in place for centuries. University of Cincinnati researchers will present "The Paperless Project: The Use of iPads in the Excavations at Pompeii"* at the 39th annual international conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA). The conference takes place April 12-16 in Beijing, China.


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Pompeii Art and Architecture Gallery

Pompeii Art and Architecture Gallery | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
The frescoes, mosaics and buildings, by Dr Joanne Berry...

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Pompeii _ Life and Death in a Roman Town

Social Documentary about Pompeii


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Go Social Studies Go!

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All Social Studies All the time.


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Great on History - especially on China for Stage 4 (Australian National curriculum)

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Pompeii - Telegraph

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Pompeii, Italy: Latest news, map, pictures, history, and ruins on the historical volcanic city.
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The Pentathlon: Rowdy Ancient Wrestling - Ancient History Blog

The Pentathlon: Rowdy Ancient Wrestling - Ancient History Blog | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
upright wrestling The final event in the ancient Pentathlon is one that somewhat baffles newcomers to ancient history. While it's true that wrestling is literally the oldest form of fighting without weapons, wrestling as a sport has ...
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Gabriel Rodriguez's curator insight, February 1, 2014 12:59 AM

This just goes to show how important history is and will always be.  Wrestling is something that we as a society are accustomed to seeing but most don't always remember it has a history.  Everything starts with the past.

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The Wonders of Ancient Civilizations | Lesson Planet

The Wonders of Ancient Civilizations | Lesson Planet | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
Bring excitement and interest to your social studies with a unit on ancient civilizations. ... Captivating and fascinating, the study of ancient civilizations enriches any curriculum. Instilling in this generation an ...

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David Connolly's comment, January 4, 2013 11:30 AM
Brilliant find that. great idea for teachers
elizama ramirez's curator insight, February 1, 2014 5:38 AM

Ancient Civilization has shaped us to who we are today. Some concepts are to know strategies of agriculture, art, religion, economic system, literacy, and a organized government.

Martin bui's curator insight, April 12, 2014 5:57 AM

Culture is a big thing in ancient civilization because different area had different tradition.

 

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The Archaeology News Network: 2,400-year-old myths of mummy-making revealed

The Archaeology News Network: 2,400-year-old myths of mummy-making revealed | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
#Archaeology 2,400-year-old myths of mummy-making revealed: http://t.co/oWCB0iWKbQ
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Cleopatra and Antony's Children Rediscovered : DNews

Cleopatra and Antony's Children Rediscovered : DNews | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
An Italian expert identified a sculpture in a museum as depicting the twin children of Cleopatra and Mark Antony.
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The Global Egyptian Museum

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At a rough estimate, over 2 million objects from ancient Egypt are kept in about 850 public collections, dispersed over 69 countries around the world. This website aims to collect them into a global virtual museum, which can be visited at any time, from any place. The Global Egyptian Museum is a long-term project, carried out under the aegis of the International Committee for Egyptology (CIPEG).


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Daily life

Daily life | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it

A collection of information about daily life in Pompeii during the 1st century AD


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In ancient Pompeii, trash and tombs went hand in hand

In ancient Pompeii, trash and tombs went hand in hand | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
Trash and tombs went hand in hand in ancient Pompeii. That's according to research that provides new insights into daily life of that city before the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79.

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Pompeii: Its Discovery and Preservation

Pompeii: Its Discovery and Preservation | Ancient History- New Horizons | Scoop.it
See how Pompeii has survived to show us in amazing detail what town-life was like under Roman rule.

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Pompeii Images

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A range of images from Pompeii, includes both public and private buildings as well as streets.


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