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Ancient Civilizations in General

Ancient civilizations arose all over the world. Find out about these cultures and their peoples in a survey of history from "way back when." How Did We Get the Alphabet?
Trace the alphabet of today way back to the first writings and the first alphabet.

Ancient Calendars
Ancient peoples were as obsessed as keeping track of time and days as we are today. Find out how they did it.

Law in Ancient Times
Laws varied from civilization to civilization. Some ancient laws we would consider barbaric. Others we would say were more enlightened. Your About Guide to Ancient/Classical History gives you a thorough comparison.

Ancient Medicine
It wasn't always easy to treat people who were sick or injured. Find out how ancient people did it.

Women in Ancient Times
Ancient history is full of powerful women. Women also played a large role in raising children and keeping men in line.

Ancient Religions
Ancient people were obsessed with religion. Most cultures had their own religions, but some religions crossed territorial boundaries.

Ancient Civilizations Virtual Museum
Ancient times come alive on your computer. Click on a banner from six ancient civilizations (China, Canaan, India, Mesopotamia, Africa, Maya) to see what life was like "way back then."

History's Happening: Ancient World History
LOTS of helpful links here! Find out more about just about every aspect of ancient world history, from specific civilizations like Greece, Rome, and China to art and timelines.

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