Ancient places can be found all over Asia. Their fascinating histories and impressive artifacts open intriguing glimpses to times past, and open up a window on Asian history.

An Introduction to Ancient History . Trace the origins of the modern world in this collection on Ancient History for beginners. Learn about Greek and Roman society, major Chinese dynasties, the Egyptian pharaohs, and more.

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The grid plan dates from antiquity; some of the earliest planned cities were built using grids. This article describes the first historical appearances of …

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The history of ancient Egypt spans the period from the early prehistoric settlements of the northern Nile valley to the Roman conquest, in 30 BC.The Pharaonic Period is dated from the 32nd century BC, when Upper and Lower Egypt were unified, until the country fell under Macedonian rule, in 332 BC.

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Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (c. 600 AD). ). Immediately following this period was the beginning of the Early Middle Ages and the Byza

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Have you ever wondered how the ancient Greeks made pottery and why they had so many different types? In this lesson, we’ll discuss the history of

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Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest military minds who—as King of Macedonia and Persia—established the largest empire the ancient world had ever seen. By turns charismatic and ruthless, brilliant and power hungry, diplomatic and bloodthirsty

The Ancient Greeks lived around 3,500 years ago their legacy shapes the world we live in today. For some people, life in Greece was good, and many lived in …

Over half a century ago, deep in the jungles of Guatemala, a gigantic stone head was uncovered. The face had fine features, thin lips and …

Ancient people felt that no single god could possibly take care of all the needs of an individual.