Childrens Resources

Aenon - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the location of Aenon in the land of Israel. The word aenon means "springs" which is a fitting name for this area where John the Baptist was recorded baptizing in the Bible. In Scripture it is referred to as the place "near to Salim."

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Ancient Bethany - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the location of Bethany in the land of Israel. The town of Bethany was located about two miles east of Jerusalem on the road toward the city of Jericho. Bethany is where the man named Lazarus lived, and he was friends with Jesus. When Lazarus was sick his sisters sent for Jesus to come and heal him, but Jesus had a different plan! After several more days, Jesus and his disciples learned that Lazarus had died. At that time they packed up their things and traveled to Bethany. After Lazarus had been dead for four days, Jesus called to him from outside of the tomb saying, "Lazarus, come forth!" And Lazarus was alive again! Simon the leper also lived in Bethany, and it was at Simon`s house that a woman came and poured expensive perfume on Jesus` head.

Link: http://kidsbiblemaps.com/bethany.html...

Bethlehem - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the city of Bethlehem where Jesus was born in a manger. The reason it is important that Jesus was born in Bethlehem is because in Micah 5:2 it was prophesied that the Messiah would be born in Bethlehem. It`s also important to know that Bethlehem was also the birthplace of King David. And it was prophesied that the Messiah would come from David`s family. Jesus fulfilled both prophesies!

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Bethphage - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the location of Bethphage in the land of Israel. The town of Bethphage was on the Mount of Olives very close to the town of Bethany and the capital city of Jerusalem.

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Bethsaida - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the location of Bethsaida in the land of Israel. There were two towns named Bethsaida on the north part of the Sea of Galilee. On this map is Bethsaida-Julias which is the general location that many believe is where Jesus fed the 5,000 people with just five loaves of bread and two fish. Bethsaida is also the town where the people brought a blind man to Jesus and he healed his eyes so he could see!

Link: http://kidsbiblemaps.com/bethsaida.html...

Caesarea - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the city known as Caesarea in the land of ancient Israel. Caesarea was located along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Herod the Great built the city up and made it very strong and he named it Caesarea in honor of Augustus Caesar. Philip the evangelist lived here, and so did Cornelius the Roman centurion. Caesarea was roughly 70 miles northwest of Jerusalem and was frequently visited on the road from Tyre to the land of Egypt.

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Cana - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the city of Cana where Jesus performed his first miracle: turning water into wine. Jesus, his mother Mary, and the disciples were all invited to a wedding in the town of Cana. Cana is a few miles north of the town of Nazareth in the region of Galilee. While celebrating, the hosting family ran out of wine so Jesus told their servants to fill six very large stone pots all the way up with water. Then Jesus told them to take some of it out to the host of the party; when they did the man drank the water, but it wasn`t water anymore it was turned into wine! Isn`t it great that the very first miracle of Jesus recorded in the Bible was for a celebration of marriage? Marriage is beautiful and worthy of celebrating! Now you know where the town of Cana is, where Jesus turned water into wine.

Link: http://kidsbiblemaps.com/cana.html...

Decapolis - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the region known as Decapolis in the land of ancient Israel. The region of Decapolis was mentioned three times in the Bible. It contained ten cities that were rebuilt and given special treatment under the Roman Empire. The original 10 cities are believed to be Scythopolis, Hippos, Gadara, Philadelphia, Pella, Gerasa, Dion, Canatha, Damascus, and Raphana. Decapolis was a well populated region during ancient times, but there aren`t many inhabitants there today.

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Galilee - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the region known as Galilee in the land of ancient Israel.The northern region of Israel called Galilee was mentioned many times in the New Testament. Jesus spent a lot of his time in Galilee, which gave him the nickname "the Galilean." Nazareth was located in the region of Galilee, which is where Jesus grew up and lived for most of his life. Cana is also in the Galilean region and that is where Jesus did his first recorded miracle of turning water into wine!

Link: http://kidsbiblemaps.com/galilee.html...

Sea of Galilee - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the Sea of Galilee where Jesus walked on water! Did you know that 18 of the 33 recorded miracles of Jesus were likely done in the area surrounding the Sea of Galilee? It was common for big storms to hit the the sea really quickly because of the sea`s climate and location. There were many cities surrounding the Sea of Galilee including Capernaum, Tiberias, and Bethsaida.

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Idumea - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the region known as Idumea in the New Testament. The region on the south border of Judea was called Idumea by the Greeks and Romans. It belonged to the Edomites of the Old Testament. The father of Herod the Great Idumean.

Link: http://kidsbiblemaps.com/idumea.html...

Jerusalem - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the great city of Jerusalem where Jesus visited the temple as a boy. Many things happened in the city of Jerusalem throughout the Bible. Jerusalem was captured by Nebuchadnezzar in the Old Testament, David established Jerusalem as his capital, Solomon built the temple, and Jesus visited the city many times throughout his life.

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Judea - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the region of Judea in the land of ancient Israel. The region of Judea was 55 miles long, from Bethlehem where Jesus was born, down to the city of Beersheba. Almost half of Judea was desert! It was a very dry and barren place in the west, but there were hills and the Jordan river in the east.

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Nain - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the town of Nain where Jesus visited brought a widow`s son back to life! The Bible says that Jesus was saddened when he entered the town and saw that a widowed woman`s only son had died. He told her not to cry, then commanded her son to get up--and he did!

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Samaria - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the region of Samaria in the land of ancient Israel. The region of Samaria was known for its rich agriculture: wheat and barley, grapes and olive vineyards. Jesus passed through the land of Samaria on his way to and from Jerusalem, but most people of that time would have gone around Samaria. The exact boundaries of Samaria are unknown but we know that it went as far as the Jordan river in the east and to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea on the west side."

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Trans-Jordan - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the region known as Trans-Jordan in the land of ancient Israel. The Trans-Jordan region of Israel was very fertile land that was well watered by the Yarmuk and Jabbok rivers. The hillsides were known for having flocks of sheep, goats, and roaming herds of cattle. The Trans-Jordan region overlapped with the district of Decapolis, so both terms refer to the same general location on the northeastern part of Israel.

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Tyre - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the cities known as Tyre and Sidon in the land of Phoenicia near ancient Israel. The Bible says that when Jesus travelled to the region of Tyre and Sidon, a Canaanite woman came to him and begged him to save her daughter from a demon. The woman pleaded and pleaded with Jesus until Jesus turned to her and said, "Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted." And her daughter was healed at that very moment. Jesus also referred to Tyre and Sidon when he was addressing the cities of Israel: Chorazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum. Jesus performed many miracles in these cities but they still did not believe he was the Son of God. Jesus said if he had done the same miracles in Tyre and Sidon they would have repented of their sins and believed in him! That statement would have really gotten their attention, because they believed that the Messiah would only be for the Jewish people not the Phoenicians or any other people. Thankfully for you and me, Jesus came and died for everyone!

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Sidon - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the cities known as Tyre and Sidon in the land of Phoenicia near ancient Israel. The Bible says that when Jesus travelled to the region of Tyre and Sidon, a Canaanite woman came to him and begged him to save her daughter from a demon. The woman pleaded and pleaded with Jesus until Jesus turned to her and said, "Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted." And her daughter was healed at that very moment. Jesus also referred to Tyre and Sidon when he was addressing the cities of Israel: Chorazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum. Jesus performed many miracles in these cities but they still did not believe he was the Son of God. Jesus said if he had done the same miracles in Tyre and Sidon they would have repented of their sins and believed in him! That statement would have really gotten their attention, because they believed that the Messiah would only be for the Jewish people not the Phoenicians or any other people. Thankfully for you and me, Jesus came and died for everyone!

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The Journey Of Abraham - Kids Bible Maps

This is the story of Abraham`s Journey from his home in Ur all the way to the distant land of Egypt. Before God changed his name to Abraham, his name was Abram, and this was his name during his journey. It all began one day when his father decided for them to leave their home in Ur and travel to Canaan. On their way, they stopped in the beautiful city of Haran where there are lots of big mountains and good farmland next to the Euphrates River. After seeing how beautiful Haran was, they decided to stay and make it their new home. When Abram was 75 years old, God spoke to him telling him to leave everything behind except his wife Sarai, and his nephew Lot, and travel to wherever God leads him. Abram obeyed and they went on their way to Canaan. When they arrived, God appeared to Abram and told him that this land would belong to his family because of his obedience! Soon after arriving in Canaan, there was a severe famine; which means there was no food to eat. The famine forced Abram and Sarai to travel to Egypt where the pyramids and mummies are because they had plenty of food!

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The Journey Of Abraham - Kids Bible Maps

This map reveals the places mentioned in the Bible about the journey of Abraham from Ur of the Chaldees to the Promised Land which was over 1000 miles.

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The Journey Of Abraham - Kids Bible Maps

This map reveals the places mentioned in the Bible about the journey of Abraham from Ur of the Chaldees to the Promised Land which was over 1000 miles.

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Moses And The Exodus - Kids Bible Maps

This map reveals the places mentioned in the Bible during the time of Moses and the Exodus from Egypt.

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The Kingdom Of David - Kids Bible Maps

This map reveals the territory that was conquered by King David after he was given the throne around 1000 BC.

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The Kingdom Of Solomon - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the Kingdom of Israel during the time of Solomon, with pictures of what his beautiful temple may have looked like.

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Joshua And The Promised Land - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows the Promised Land and all the different people living there during the time Joshua was the leader of the Israelites.

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Israel In The Time Of Jesus - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows some of the key places in Israel where Jesus Christ went in his lifetime!

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Pauls First Missionary Journey - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows all of the main cities where Paul and Barnabas traveled for their first missionary journey!

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The Land Of Israel - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows some of the key places and topography of the land of Israel during ancient times.

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The Land Of Egypt - Kids Bible Maps

This map shows some of the key places and topography of the land of Egypt during ancient times.

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The Tripods Attack

While Gilbert struggles with his budding faith in God, the friends fight side-by-side to save the world. Tripods re-imagines H.G. Wells, G.K. Chesterton, and Father Brown in an alternative Edwardian Age of steam-driven wonders and sinister conspiracies.

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Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii

Great site for kids. Has animations of the eruption as well as some visual vrml effects, check out House of the Faun.

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History of Egypt

The sixth-grade Social Studies curriculum includes the study of Egypt. A good enrichment site is this one which includes downloadable pages of pictures that can be colored. It has a lot of nice images.

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Color Me Egypt

Click on each picture to get that page from the Color Me Egypt coloring book. Print them out and then have fun coloring in the pictures. There is also a contest to enter.

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Clickable Mummy

Click on the body part of interest (head, chest, limbs) to find out what was done with the mummy after death. Includes extraction of the brain through the nose.

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God's story for children by various authors

Each of these stories contains a retelling of the Bible story, questions to think about (great for introducing the story), a special lesson to remember, a Scripture memory verse, a prayer, where the story can be found in the Bible, and sometimes activities, crafts, and songs to go along with the story

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Childrens Resources

Until this section is finished being indexed into the main database you can click here to see a list of links including the Bible History Online general resources on this subject, although many of these links are outdated. [Childrens Resources]

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Public Broadcasting Service

Learn about new discoveries in the Ancient World.

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Public Broadcasting Service

Learn about new discoveries in the Ancient World.

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Public Broadcasting Service

Learn about new discoveries in the Ancient World.

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Project Creation

Check out this neat site! It'll give you facts about dinosaurs in the Ancient World.

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Public Broadcasting Service

Learn about new discoveries in the Ancient World.

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Public Broadcasting Service

Learn about new discoveries in the Ancient World.

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Ziggurats

Includes a map and diagrams of the Ziggurats of Ur, Babylon, and Uruk in Mesopotamia.

Link: http://www.mesopotamia.co.uk/ziggurats/...

Tower of Babel Gallery

Brief description and drawings of the biblical ziggurat and the city of Babylon.

Link: http://unmuseum.mus.pa.us/babel.htm...

About Cuneiform Writing. . .

Pictograms, or drawings representing actual things, were the basis for cuneiform writing. As shown in the chart, early pictograms resembled the objects they represented, but through repeated use over time they began to look simpler, even abstract. These marks eventually became wedge-shaped ("cuneiform"), and could convey sounds or abstract concepts.

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Hammurabi

Short summary of the life of the greatest ruler in the first Babylonian dynasty.

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Ancient Times - The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Short description of what the gardens must have looked like.

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The Seven Wonders of the World: The Gardens of Babylon

Learn about these amazing gardens that were rumored to have been built to cheer up King Nebuchadnezzar's homesick wife, Amyitis.

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Bible Gateway, The

Find passages or search for specific words choosing from several versions of the Bible. There's also a link for hearing scripture read out loud.

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Bible: Revised Standard Version

Search or browse boooks of the Old and New Testaments, plus those of the Apocrypha.

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Holy Land: Sinai and The Bible

Learn about the Biblical heritage of this desert land in Egypt.

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Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

Offers definitions for word, places, and names found in The Bible.

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Bible Study with a Kid's Heart

Fun ways to learn a new verse each week.

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Coloring Through the Bible

Find pictures to print based on Bible stories, from Kid Explorers.

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Bible Stories for Kids

Engaging retellings of Bible Stories for Children by Paul Dallgas-Frey on line. Some fun graphics too!

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Kidzwebbin

Find an ant nest of Bible stories and activities on this Christian web site along with e-cards, printouts, and downloads.

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Bible Study - All Saints Day

Discover the background to this Christian holiday and find a Bible reading.

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All About Jesus

"All About Jesus" is an on-going Bible study for children which is updated on a regular basis. Our studies are divided into 2 age groups: (Older Kids - 6-12) and (Younger Kids - Birth to Age 6.) You may join anytime and try to e-mail them and let them know that you are participating in their studies.

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Ancient Egypt

This awesome site explores what life was like in Ancient Egypt. Learn about the pharaohs, pyramids, temples, gods and goddesses, and much more.

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Mysteries of Egypt

See photos and learn all about ancient Egyptian civilization at this companion site to the National Geographic IMAX movie of the same name.

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Virtual Egypt

Explore this huge multimedia resource about ancient Egypt including interactive maps, mummies, pyramids, hieroglyphics, gods, pharaohs, games, and much more!

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Ancient Egypt Life

If you're looking for mummies, pyramids, Hieroglyphics, tombs, and temples, you've come to the right site. Follow Egyptian history from the Pre-Dynastic period to the New Kingdom.

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Egypt Antiquities Information

Great site with tons of information on the History of Egypt, Egyptian pyramids and other monuments, important people, mythology, and the Egyptian Book of the Dead.

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Egypt: Lectures

Find outlines of facts about this country's geography, historic periods, ancient achievements, and King Tut's tomb.

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History of Egypt - Egypt of the Pharaohs

Lower Paleolithic to the British Occupation Period. Tons of information but speculates on earliest periods.

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Mark Millmore's Ancient Egypt

Learn about Egyptian pyramids, kings and queens, and hieroglyphs.

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Ancient Art - Egypt

Learn about the rules ancient Egyptians followed when presenting a piece of artwork. From the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Writing in Ancient Egypt

Learn about different scripts used in ancient Egypt and challenge yourself by trying to translate hieroglyphs! There is also info about the Rosetta Stone.

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Greece Facts

Get information on the people, geography, government, economy, and much more from the CIA World Factbook.

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Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars

Learn a bit about the wars and how they affected Ancient Greece.

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HWC, The Persian Wars

Step by step info about the Persian Wars against Ancient Greece and the Persian Empire.

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The Battle of Marathon

Check out this detailed text article about this battle of the Persian Wars.

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Persian Gulf War

Read a student's report on this conflict between the new world order and Iraq and Kuwait.

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Anthropology On-Line Exhibits

Check out several different exhibits on various topics including the history of eating utensils, ceramics of the Persian Empire, and more.

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Mesopotamia Glossary: Cuneiform

Locate ancient civilizations from Central and South America, Europe, Egypt, the Orient, and China on a map and learn a little bit about each one.

Link: http://www.mesopotamia.co.uk/writing/...

Ancient Civilization Maps

Ancient Civilization Maps,Clip Art,Pictures and Photographs

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Frozen Under

Discover earth's harshest land with ancient ice, marvelous animals, and majestic landscapes. Learn about the adventures of writers and photographers in the field and look at pictures and videos.

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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Provides a list of ancient wonders set during the middle ages and a geographical map, as well as links to modern and natural wonders.

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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The ancient Greeks loved to compile lists of the marvellous structures in their world. Though we think of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as a single list today, there were actually a number of lists compiled by different Greek writers. Antipater of Sidon, and Philon of Byzantium, drew up two of the most well-known lists. Many of the lists agreed on six of the seven items. The final place on some lists was awarded to the Walls of the City of Babylon. On others, the Palace of Cyrus, king of Persia took the seventh position. Finally, toward the 6th century A.D., the final item became the Lighthouse at Alexandria. Since the it was Greeks who made the lists it is not unusual that many of the items on them were examples of Greek culture. The writers might have listed the Great Wall of China if then had known about it, or Stonehenge if they'd seen it, but these places were beyond the limits of their world. It is a surprise to most people to learn that not all the Seven Wonders existed at the same time. Even if you lived in ancient times you would have still needed a time machine to see all seven. While the Great Pyramids of Egypt was built centuries before the rest and is still around today (it is the only "wonder" still intact) most of the others only survived a few hundred years or less. The Colossus of Rhodes stood only a little more than half a century before an earthquake toppled it.

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Maya Ruins Page

This cool site includes pictures and a map of archaeological sites of the Maya.

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Archaeological Sites in the different Parts of the World

Click on a region to go to archaeological sites in that region. Africa | Asia | Europe| Mesoamerica | Middle East | North America | Pacific | South America

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Journey through Tikal

This cool site has a map of these Guatemalan ruins, panoramic photos and descriptions of treasures recovered, and a cultural history of the Mayan people. Requires QuickTime.

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PBS: Secrets of the Pharaohs

Dig deeper into the world of the pharaohs, which ranged from about 3500 BC to 100 AD. Check out a timeline, explore King Tut's Tomb, or review some historical maps.

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Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games

Learn about the original games in Olympia and find out what has, and has not, changed over time. See a model of the Sanctuary of Zeus and a map of ancient Greece too!

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Sinai

Explore this historic desert land that is Egypt's border with Israel. Learn why it is holy for many, meet the bedouins, tour its national parks, see a map, and try the activities.

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Ballista (Stone Thrower)

Concepts found in the catapult and the bow were combined to design the ballista. Rope springs were set in the frame angled to each other in the form of a "V", which increased the power. A very sturdy frame accommodated the extra torque, which meant extra weight, and less maneuverability. Note that the wood disk at the base of the ratchet pulls has holes evenly spaced along the circumference, allowing the ratchet pulls to be lifted out and into the next hole. Making quick work of pulling back the release pin and the loaded stone.
This design was one of three incarnations of this type of weapon.
The Scorpio (Dart Thrower) circa 50 BC, fired a 27 inch bolt. It had a wooden construction, and its bow arms were curved to help increase the amount of twist in the rope, and therefore greater range.
The Cheiroballistra, circa 100 AD, was a major improvement over the scorpio. It was sturdier than its predecessor (the Scorpio), it was lighter than the Ballista, and it had a greater range. The frame was made of metal which allowed the rope springs to be spread farther apart which made it more powerful, and also had the added benefit of making it easier to sight the target. The springs were encased in bronze cylindrical sleeves to help protect them from the weather. A modern reconstruction of the Cheiroballista was built and tested. It was proven to be a very accurate weapon.
The main advantage of any of these weapons was that they could be built quickly and were easily handled by two men.

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Roman Fort Picture

A typical plan of a Roman fort from about 50 BC to 200 AD. The best examples are near Hadrians Wall on the border of Scotland and North England, where there are remnants of seventeen forts. There are also surviving examples in Germany, Scotland, the Middle East, and North Africa. Many Roman forts on the outskirts of the empire started as nothing more than tents surrounded by a wood fence on a mound of dirt called a "rampart". A deep ditch was dug surrounding the fence. This dirt was used to help make the rampart. Whenever possible, the back side of the fort would back up to a river for water, defense, and travel.

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Legionary Soldier Picture

Legionary soldiers were the infantry ("pedites"), who formed the backbone of the Roman army. This group consisted of Roman citizens between the ages of seventeen and forty-six, most of whom volunteered to serve for twenty years as professional soldiers. The clothing consisted of a tunic ("tunica"), a short-sleeved woolen undergarment, reaching almost to the knees or a woolen cloak ("sagum") for severe weather. Leather shoes ("caligae") had heavy hobnailed soles, fastened on by straps. The defensive armor consisted of a breastplate ("lorica"), made of leather and strengthened with metal bands, a helmet ("galea") and a curved, rectangular shield ("scutum"). The offensive weapons were the javelin ("pilum") about 6 feet long fitted with a 2-foot iron shaft with a pointed head, and the heavy, pointed, two-edged sword ("gladius"), about 2 feet long which was used in close combat.

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Battle on a Bridge Picture

The Roman Cocles Horatius held back the Etruscan army of Porsenna from the wooden Sublician bridge alone until it could be demolished. Horatius swam across the Tiber River to safety despite his wounds.

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Piece of a Roman Helmet

Fragmment of a Roman Helmet cheek plate. A helmet,"galea", was one of the defensive armor of a legionary soldier. It was made of leather or metal, often ornamented with a crest.

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Seven Hills of Rome Gallery

Culture, People, Military, Mythology, Places, Architecture, Government, Latin. KET Distance Learning.

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Embassy of Greece

A current look at this country rich in history.

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Greece 4 Kids

Check out this great guide to Greece written by an 8-year-old girl who's spent a lot of time there. You can read about the food, see what there is to do there, or look at lots of neat pictures.

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Greece: Overview

A deep respect for tradition, a deep love of good times. Having exported chaos, drama, tragedy and democracy before most nations were staying up late enough to want souvlaki, Greece boasts an unrivalled legacy. But don't expect a visit there to be a sober study of the ancient world - the Greek propensity for partying dates back to Dionysos. From sometimes smoggy Athens to blindingly bright islands, ancient fragments abound - the navel of the cosmos at Delphi, fallen columns galore on the sacred island of Delos, frescoed Minoan palaces on Crete and even - as some might believe - the remnants of Atlantis at Santorini.

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The Glory that Was Greece: History and Culture in Ancient At

History and Culture in Ancient Athens. An online resource for students, by Leigh T. Denault. Includes: DRAMA: Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides HISTORY: The Golden Age of Athens MYTHOLOGY: Greek Gods and Heroes PHILOSOPHY: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle LINKS: Online Resources for Ancient Greece BIBLIOGRAPHY: Sources for Further Study

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Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars

Learn a bit about the wars and how they affected Ancient Greece.

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Hercules: Greece's Greatest Hero

Read the original myths and legends of Hercules.

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Map of Ancient Greece

Compare how the Greeks mapped their civilization with how it really looked.

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Greeka Virtual Tour of Greece

Greece Virtual Tour: A guide to areas of Greece with 360 pictures. Cyclades - Amorgos Virtual Tour - Antiparos Virtual Tour - Folegandros Virtual Tour - Ios - Kea - Koufonisia - Milos - Mykonos - Naxos - Paros - Santorini - Serifos Sporades - Alonissos Virtual Tour - Skiathos Virtual Tour Crete - Chania Virtual Tour - Heraklion Virtual Tour - Rethymno Virtual Tour Ionian - Corfu Virtual Tour - Kefalonia Virtual Tour - Lefkada Virtual Tour - Paxi - Zakynthos Eastern Aegean - Chios - Lesvos - Samos Saronic - Aegina Virtual Tour - Hydra Virtual Tour - Poros Virtual Tour - Spetses Virtual Tour Dodecanese - Kos - Nisyros - Rhodes Mailand Areas - Athens Virtual Tour - Epidaurus Virtual Tour - Gythio Virtual Tour - Meteora Virtual Tour - Nafplion Virtual Tour - Parga - Pelion - Nafpaktos - Zagoria

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Country Profile of Israel and Palestinian territories

The division of the former British mandate of Israel and the creation of the state of Israel in the years after the end of World War II have been at the heart of Middle Eastern conflicts for the past half century. The creation of Israel was the culmination of the Zionist movement, whose aim was a homeland for Jews scattered all over the world following the Diaspora. After the Nazi Holocaust, pressure grew for the international recognition of a Jewish state, and in 1948 Israel came into being.

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Israel Information

Facts about the country of Israel.

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Israel Museum, The

You'll find old coins, cool paintings, and sculptures in the different rooms of this Jerusalem museum. The Youth Wing houses drawings by kids. You can even send in your own!

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CIA Factbook: Israel

Get information on the people, geography, government, economy, and much more.

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All About Israel

Learn all about Israel, holidays, Hebrew, heroes, the Jewish calendar and more from Akhlah.

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Israel Past and Present: Holidays

Learn about holidays that are celebrated in parts of Israel and around the world. Includes info on Shavuot, Purim, Sukkot, and many more.

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Israel's 50th Anniversary

JEWS IN BULGARIA 'SHALOM' RENOWNED BULGARIAN JEWS JEWISH PROPERTY IN BULGARIA THE SYNAGOGUE IN SOFIA PEOPLE OF JEWISH ORIGIN IN HIGH POLITICS AN EXHIBITION DEVOTED TO THE LIFE OF BULGARIAN JEWS

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Flags of Israel

See the current flag, learn the significance of its colors, and read the history behind this country's previous flags. From the Flags of the World site.

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Hanukkah: Festival of the Lights

Hanukkah Activities - Coloring pages, crafts for kids, party games, word searches

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Israel Past and Present: Sukkot

Learn about this holiday that falls just after Yom Kippur.

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Israel Past and Present: Tu B'Shevat

Learn about the Rosh Hashanah (first of the year) of trees.

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Children's Judaica

Some sites for children with Jewish content

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Shavuot on the Net

The Feast of the Weeks is the Jewish holiday celebrating the harvest season in Israel.

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Mishkan Israel Day Camp

Get info on this day camp in Fairfield County, CT.

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Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This site provides basic information about Israel and its people as well as news stories and material on the Israeli government and its policies.

Link: http://www.mfa.gov.il/mfa/home.asp...

Christian Catacombs of Rome

Includes the outline, history, and importance of these catacombs where the Christians started burying their dead underground.

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Saturnalia: Winter Solstice in Pagan Rome

Includes the holiday's timing, associated festivals, and deities honored.

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Information about Ancient Rome

Roman History (with timeline) Roman Art Roman Architecture Roman Environment (with maps) Roman Religion Roman Clothing Roman Language and literature Roman Food Roman Science Roman People Roman Economy Roman Games (with gladiators and circuses) Roman Government

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Rome Landmarks and Historical Sites

Rome Landmarks and Historic Sites A WorldWeb.com travel guide to Landmarks and Historic Sites in Rome, Latium, Italy.

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Ancient Rome

Find out why Rome wasn't built in a day! Explore its Colosseum, Forums, and the Circus Maximus, as well as the city of Pompeii.

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Voyage Back in Time: Ancient Greece and Rome

Designed to introduce students in grades 3-5 to the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome.

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Amazing Magnificent Colossal Cruise Through Time and History

Travel back in time at this ThinkQuest site to learn about dinosaurs, Ancient Rome and Egypt, the Dark Ages, the Renaissance, the American Revolution, and World War II.

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Rome: Daily Life

Read about how the city of Pompeii helps us understand what daily life during the Roman Empire was like. From Odyssey Online.

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Virtual Walkthrough of Rome

Over 280 pictures of the Colosseum and parts of the Forum Romanum, arranged so you can "walk" around these ancient monuments.

Link: http://www.vroma.org/emptyworld.html...

Assyrian Page: Hammurabi's Code of Laws

You be the judge. About the Code Two hundred eighty-two laws, concerning a wide variety of abuses, justify Hammurabi's claim of having acted "like a real father to his people . . . [who] has established prosperity . . . and (gave) good government to the land."

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Mesopotamia: Lectures

Outlines of facts about geography, Sumerian civilization, Hebrew civilization, the Persian empire, Hittites, Phoenicians, Assyrians, and Chaldeans.

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Ceramics of the Persian Empire

Explore this online collection and learn the history of this art form in Persia.

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The Persians, Timeline and Information

Take a look at this timeline covering the events of the empire from its rise to eventual defeat by Alexander the Great.

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The Romans

HTML Version of BKA 40a "The Romans" - Part one. Bible History Online

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The Babylonians

Learn about ancient Babylonia

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The Babylonians

Learn about ancient Babylonia

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Tour Egypt

Discover this country and its rich history.

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Egypt CIA World Factbook

Get information on the people, geography, government, economy, and much more from the CIA World Factbook.

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Tour Map of Egypt

take a tour of Egypt using maps and color photographs. Tour a temple, tour a tomb, or even take a cruise up the Nile!

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Egypt - A Country Study

A detailed study of ancient Egypt up to the present including a glossary.

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McClung Museum - Ancient Egypt

See the museum's collection of both original artifacts and replicas arranged by subject categories such as history, daily life, religion, and writing.

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Wild Egypt- An Online Safari

Take a safari, a dive in the Red Sea, or a journey down the Nile--all without ever leaving home!

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Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth

Get details on the Egyptian queen from this Field Museum exhibit. While you're here, solve a puzzle or take a Cleo image poll.

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Yahooligans - Ancient Egypt

Mummies, Cleopatra, The Pyramids, Pharaohs and much more.

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The UnMuseum - Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Learn all about these magnificent gardens built by King Nebuchadnezzar.

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Cyrus Kouros Kourosh

Come meet the man that founded the Persian Empire.

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The Babylonians

HTML Version of BKA 41 "The Babylonians" - Bible History Online

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Babylonia

HTML Version of BKA 41 "The Babylonians" - Bible History Online

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