Ancient and Medieval History provides thorough coverage of world history from pre-history through the mid-1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilisations and regions, including Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome; ancient and medieval Africa, Asia, and the Americas; and medieval Europe and the Islamic World.
Students can delve deep into their topics or examine different perspectives through topic entries tablet/mobile-friendly videos and slideshows, primary sources, maps and graphs, timelines, suggested readings, and suggested search terms.
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Supports independent research, flipped classrooms, project-based learning, and document-based environments.
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- Editorially curated topic centers including articles, shareable slideshows, videos, primary sources, and more
- Thousands of primary sources, many with introductions that provide context and background
- Videos, images, maps and slideshows
- Biographies of notable archaeologists, ancient writers, famous Roman emperors, important pharaohs and queens of Egypt, military leaders, popes, and famous philosophers
- Overview essays giving extensive background on relevant historical topics and eras
- Book chapters written by noted historians
- Authoritative source list of the expertly researched and written content in the database
- Curriculum tools featuring writing and research tips for students and teaching staff
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