Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations- covers a majority of the ancient cultures. Done by a published teacher, Mr. Donn.
Encyclopedia Mythica- an online encyclopedia about mythology, folklore and legend.
"This site contains maps, literature, documents, books and other
relevant material concerning the past, present and future of historic
cities and facilitates the location of similar content on the web."
History of Costumes- covers clothing styles from around the world, from ancient cultures to the late 1800's.
Ancient China -
pages about Ancient China by The Bristish Museum that deal with crafts
& artisans, geography, time, tombs and ancestors, and writing.
Ancient China: Inventions- pages about Chinese inventions at the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia.
Great Wall of China- by the Travel China Guide. It includes information about the construction, history and culture of the wall.
An Introduction to Islam- about the Islamic faith and religion.
Hajj Intro For People Of Other Faith- good explanation about the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Makkah (Mecca.)
The Five Pillars of Islam
Dome of the Rock
Islamic Biographies: Biographies of the Companions (Sahaabah)- biographies of historical people of the Arab/Muslim world.
Muslim Scientists and Islamic Civilization- listing of biographies for mathematicians, astronomers, medical doctors, and others.
Al-Islam- learn about the history, Allah & the Holy Quran, beliefs & practices, etc.
Islamic History in Arabia and the Middle East
Castle Terminology- want to learn about the various parts of a castle?
Exhibit Collections: The Middle Ages-
learn about feudal life, religion, homes, clothing, health, arts &
entertainment, and town life at this site by the Anneberg/CPB Project
History of Western Civilization: The Black Death- details about the spread of the plague through Europe.
Life in a Medieval Castle- learn what went on in the various room of a castle.
Life in the Middle Ages- learn more about Feudal life, religion, homes, clothing, health, arts & entertainment, and Town life.
Magna Carta- a translation from the National Archives and Records Administration.
Medieval Clothing Pages- "Articles and essays of interest to costumers," but useful to learn about this period's clothing.
Medieval Technology Timeline-
"an attempt to provide accurate, referenced information on
technological innovation and related subjects in western Europe during
the Middle Ages."
Ancient Rome: The Forum-
Excellent site. Use the top navigation bar to visit: Res Militaris
(Roman War); Domun (home and daily life); Pantheon (religion and
mythology); Curia (Roman government); Artes Mentis (arts, science, &
mathematics); Terra (land and geography of ancient rome.)
Roman Emperors - The Imperial Index- an online encyclopedia of Roman emperors.
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Ancient Sports- good for sports played during the Roman Empire.
Roman Ball Games- good for information about sports and games played during the Roman Empire.
Roman Board Games- what did the Romans do for entertainment?
FOOD, DAILY LIFE and CULTURE
The History of Plumbing - Roman and English Legacy- learn about the Roman contributions to our concept of modern plumbing.
The History of Plumbing - Pompeii and Herculaneum- learn more about Roman plumbing.
"This Roman Calendar will tell you all about the ancient holidays, as
well as what days to shop, when to do business, what days to litigate,
and what rites were performed on solemn days."
Roman Numerals - History & Use
A Taste of the Ancient World- ":an exhibit about Greco-Roman eating and drinking, farming and starving."
The Leonardo da Vinci Museum - shows many of his artworks, sketches and engineering designs.
Elizabethan Era- Includes information about games, food, money, religion, fashion, education, and more. Also includes links to related sites.
Project Renaissance: Renaissance Interview Choices - a list of links about 21 famous personalities of the Renaissance.
Renaissance: What inspired this age of balance & order? - sections include out of the