history of civilization is a long one. This sites take you
way back into history to see human civilization as it first
Ancient civilizations arose all over the world. Find out
about these cultures and their peoples in a survey of
history from "way back when."
Wonders of the Ancient
Learn more about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: The
Great Pyramid at Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the
Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia,
the Pharos Lighthouse near Alexandria, the Mausoleum of
Halicarnassus, and the Colossus of Rhodes.
Civilizations began in the Americas long before Europeans
thought they did. The Olmecs and the Mayas were two of the
first. Other peoples lived in North and Central America.
Find out more about their stories here.
Chinese civilization began along the Yangtze River and grew
into one of the world's most powerful yet inward societies.
The Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Pharaohs, Cleopatra,
Alexandria--all these things come alive in this study of the
ancient civilization along the Nile.
Ancient Greece was a fascinating time and place. Visit it
again or for the first time with these links, your gateway
to the ancient past.
Civilization arose in India a very long time ago. Like other
early civilizations, it began along rivers. Discover more
about these ancient Asian people.
The Middle East was the setting for many ancient
civilizations, including Sumeria, Babylon, and Israel. Find
out all about these civilizations and much more.
The might of the Roman Empire was unparalleled. The scope of
the Empire was massive. And yet, Rome began as a small city
in the middle of a war zone. These links trace the
development of ancient Rome, from the Republic to the Empire
to the Fall.