Nile River Civilization. The first civilization located off of the Nile River, started the Egyptian Empire and cities.
Early Western Civilization
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Explore 'prehistory,' including the last Ice Age and population migrations, as you start History 101: Western Civilization I, an online course from Education Portal. Successive video lessons address the history of ancient civilizations, including Greece and Rome, and introduce numerous historical figures, from Homer and Plato to William the Conqueror and Henry the VIII. You'll examine various myths and religions and see how art and technology influenced different societies. With so much information to absorb, the self-assessment quizzes that accompany each video will prove a valuable way to measure your mastery of each topic.
This is the best place I've found to start learning about ANY topic in early western civilization. If you are looking for it....it is here in awesome bite sized chunks.
Inspired by the massive success of our recent Knight v Snail post, we thought it might be interesting to have a look at some other tropes of medieval art which feature in many of our manuscripts. One such is that of the Three Living and the Three Dead. Miniature of...
Recently a group of us went into our manuscripts store to have a look at some medieval genealogical rolls. We were examining Royal MS 14 B V, an English roll from the last part of the 13th century that contains quite a lot of marginalia, when one of our post-medieval...
With modern technology, a global exchange of goods and ideas can happen at the click of a button. But what about 2,000 years ago? Shannon Harris Castelo unfolds the history of the 5,000-mile Silk Road, a network of multiple routes that used the common language of commerce to connect the world's major settlements, thread by thread.
Science, Weird - A human skull dating back to the Middle Stone Age was fished from the seabed near the North Sea coast, according to archaeologists working with the province of Noord Holland. The well-preserved skull fragment is estimated at 9,500 years old, and was part of the head of an adult male, the researchers said. - archeology, Castricum, Haarlem, House of Hilde, Maasvlakte 2, Netherlands, Noord Holland, North Sea, Port of Rotterdam, Rob van Eerden, Rotterdam, Welgeleden, Zuid-Holland
The Black Death is figured to have wiped out to 30 to 60% of Europe's population, and it wiped out about 200 million people worldwide. Not only that, but it caused a massive shift in Europe's religious and political populations, changing the continent forever. But what if the plague had never let up? What if it devastated Europe just like smallpox did the Native Americans? How would Europe had been affected? This is one theory.