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Ancient Civilizations Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people about ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome.

Electronic Resources

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Ancient and Medieval History and Culture

This database gives a view of the ancient world as it explores six civilizations—Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia, and Mesoamerica. From the early Hominids 3 to 5 million years ago to flourishing cultures in 600 CE.

World Wide Web Resources

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook

Perseus Digital Library: Classics Collection

Recommended E - Books

Budin, Stephanie Lynn The ancient Greeks [electronic resource] : new perspectives Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2004.

Golden, Joseph Ancient Canaan and Israel [electronic resource] : new perspectives Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2004.

Knight, Judson Ancient civilizations reference library [electronic resource] Detroit, MI : UXL, c2000.

New encyclopedia of Africa [electronic resource] / John Middleton, editor in chief Detroit, MI : Charles Scribner's Sons, c2008.

Salisbury, Joyce E. Encyclopedia of women in the ancient world [electronic resource] Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2001.

Print Resources

Reference

Ancient civilizations reference library cumulative index : cumulative indexes for Ancient civilizations, Ancient civilizations biographies / Stacey A. McConnell, index coordinator Detroit, MI : U-X-L, c2000. Call # YA R 930 KN

Budin, Stephanie Lynn The ancient Greeks : new perspectives Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2004. Call # R 938 BU

Daniels, Patricia National Geographic almanac of world history Washington, DC : National Geographic, c2003. Call # R 909 DA

Ellis, Elisabeth Gaynor Prentice Hall world history : connections to today v.1 Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, c1999. Call # J R 909 EL

Knight, Judson Ancient civilizations. Almanac Detroit, MI : U.X.L., c2000. Call #YA R 930 KN

Knight, Judson Ancient civilizations - Biographies Detroit, MI : U.X.L., c1999. Call # YA R 930 KN
*cumulative index for both also available*

McGeough, Kevin The Romans : new perspectives Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2004. Call # R 937 McG

Non Fiction

Bogdanos, Matthew and Patrick, William Thieves of Baghdad : one marine's passion for ancient civilizations and the journey to recover the world's greatest stolen treasures New York, NY : Bloomsbury Pub., c2005. Call # 956.7044 BO

Golden, Joseph Ancient Canaan and Israel : new perspectives Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2004. Call # 933 GO

Goodman, Martin Rome and Jerusalem : the clash of ancient civilizations New York, NY : Alfred A. Knopf, c2007. Call # 933.05 GO

Harvey, Gill The Usborne Internet - linked encyclopedia of ancient Egypt Tulsa, OK : EDC Publishing, c2002. Call # J 932 HA

Levy, Joel The atlas of Atlantis and other lost civilizations : discover the history and wisdom of Atlantis, Lemuria, Mu and other ancient civilizations New York, NYdistributed in the U.S. and Canada by Sterling Pub., c2007. Call # 001.94 LE

McIntosh, Jane R. Ancient Mesopotamia : new perspectives Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2005. Call # 935 McI

McKillop, Heather Irene The ancient Maya : new perspectives Santa Barbara,  CA : ABC - CLIO, c2003. Call # 972.81 Mc

Naylor, Phillip Chiviges North Africa : a history from antiquity to the present Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, c2009. Call # 961 NA

The New York Times book of archeology Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, c2001. Call # 913.03 NEW

Patterson, Gordon M.  The essentials of ancient history : 4,500 BC to 500 AD, the emergence of western civilization Piscataway, NJ : Research and Education Association, c2000. Call # 930 PA

Woods, Michael and Woods, Mary B. Woods Ancient machines : from wedges to waterwheels Minneaplois, MN : Runestone Press, c2000. Call # 621.8 WO

Educational Videos

Ancient mysteries [videorecording] : myths and legends New York, NY : A & E : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, c2001. Call # DVD 001.94 ANC

Athens and ancient Greece [videorecording] Chicago, IL : Distributed by Questar, Inc., c2001. Call # DVD 938.04 ATH

The land of the pharaohs [videorecording] Chicago, IL : Distributed by Questar, Inc., c2001. Call # DVD 932.014 LAN

Rome and Pompeii [videorecording] Chicago, IL : Distributed by Questar, Inc., c2001. Call # DVD 937 RO

Secrets of lost empires. Pyramid - Obelisk [videorecording] Boston, MA : WGBH Video, c2006. Call # DVD 932 SEC

Strange Egypt [videorecording] [United States] : History Channel, [c2006]. Call # DVD 932 STR

 

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