Posts Tagged With: ancient world

Ancient Civilizations: Have six hours to spare?

Ancient history is fascinating, even if you don’t know it yet. But who has time to learn, read or go take a class? Think about all that dead time driving back and forth to work. How about using that time to expand your horizons? Yes? Check this out: Origins of Great Civilizations.

This 12 lecture course gives a detailed introduction to the civilizations of the ancient Near East: Sumer, Babylon, Egypt, Assyria, Persia and many others. An enjoyable primer to the foundations of advanced societies.

Update: Want to delve deeper into Egypt? Think about it, their civilization spanned over 3000 years. We haven’t even hit 300. Check out Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt for a great primer on the people who preceeded the Greeks and Romans.

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Antiquity 101

Know the 7 wonders of the ancient world? Think UFOs built the pyramids? Are you worried about 2012? If you answered no, yes, yes, then you should ask for your money back from the schools you attended. Then read The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, The Pyramids and Aztec and Maya and reclaim your education.

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