Ancient History

Parent Category: History
Ancient history covers the period up to 500 CE, after which the Medieval period begins. There are subdivisions of the Ancient period, and technically speaking, it begins with alphabetic writing from about 8th century BCE onwards. However, earlier periods can conveniently be dealt with under this heading.
Classical Greece was advanced in medicine, mathematics, andscience.
Italy in the early days was inhabited by different ethnic groups. There were at least 35 different groups. One geographic element which affected them was the features of the terrain. The people who lived on the mountains tended to have more of a pastoral life. The lives of the peoples who lived on...
The area along the Tiber was a good place to settle because it had villages near the river, the rolling land had rich soil that was good for farming, and it also had natural resources such as wood and stone for building. The inland location and hilly country protected settlers of Rome from enemies.
When Romulus and his men kidnapped the Sabine women, the god Januscaused a volcanic hot spring to erupt killing, burning, ordisfiguring many of Tatius's men. Later on, however, the Sabinesand Romans agreed on creating a new community together.
You could say that the Romans had slaves since they came into existence. Slavery is as old as mankind and every civilization, both ancient and modern had slaves. The Romans along with other ancient peoples had a slave based economy and many aspects of civilization are due to not only a slave's...
The Kings of Egypt were not called Pharaohs by the ancientEgyptians. This word was used by the Greeks and Hebrews, and todayis commonly used for the ancient Kings of Egypt. We really do notknow how many kings ruled in Egypt, for at times in its ancientpast the country was split up, and there were at...
yes taj mahal is a wonder of seven wonders.
Free trade, but only to a limited number of Marc Antony's cronies. Otherwise, Cleopatra did very little for the world. It was not her concern. All she worried about was Egypt and keeping what she had. The taxes on ships using Alexandria's harbor and also on the goods that they brought, were just a...
Egyptians traded for ALOT of things.. gold , turquoise papyrus ( a type of plant used to make paper-like substances ex- small boats , baskets , and of course paper. ) and copper.
The Greek who wrote about the Persian was was Herodotus in 'The Histories'. Also Thoukydides wrote about this war.
Plutarch was 74 when he died (46-120). During his long lifetime there were many emperors: Claudius (reigned 41-54), Nero (54-68), Galba (68-69), Otho (69), Vitellius (69), Vespasian (69-79), Titus (79-81), Domitian (81-96),Nerva (96-98), Trajan (98-117) and Hadrian (117-138).
Cleopatra basically did, but she was also helped by A man. She did rule an army of men in her position. She was a ruler, because she killed her brother. So yes she was a ruler, I'm pretty sure, but look it up incase.
Maybe you noticed that when you put this question up the section it went to was Egypt?
Cleopatra VII's family came from Greece. She married a roman general and became the queen of Egypt. P.S... Soz if it's not so great as the other answers.
We are baffled by them because they were so huge that it seems impossible that they were built by men.
mesopotamia was on the other side of the world, so it didn't. Egyptwas by mountains which isolated them together.
The Ancient Greeks called the Earth 'Gaia'.
Columns; refer to Parthenon
The rich had estates and businesses, with employees and slaves towork them. The middle class had similar but less. The poor workedon the farms, in fishing, in trades and even in the mines.
The Byzantine empire bordered Islamic nations by then, when Mohammad preached Islam in medina he expanded stint bit, years after his death Islam spread wide to its military- conquest, Islamic warriors took Cairo and the rest of Egypt (a former state of the Byzantine empire) Islamic hoards could not...
Very rich people who could afford the cost of learning to write.
The year after Nero's death is known as the year of the four emperors. Technically, Galba was the one who succeeded Nero, but he didn't last long and was overthrown by Otho, who in turn was overthrown by Vitellius., who in turn was overthrown by Vespasian.
Taíno staples included vegetables, fruit, meat, and fish. Therewere no large animals native to them.
Geometric, the human body, wall painting, pottery painting.
a sun centered solar system
Roman (civil) law was at the time at the basis of most legislationin Europe. Although the US Constitution itself is largely based onthe ideas of Montesquieu and other Enlightenment thinkers, theFounding fathers (at least those who had studied Law) would beheavily influenced by the principles of...
It was Cleopatra. In actual fact, this was apower play on Cleopatra's part. She became the lover of the mostpowerful man in Rome to avert the possibility of a Roman invasionof Egypt. The affair was also an alliance between Egypt and the manwho dominated Roman politics. Had the Romans decided to...
Jeroboam was the first king of the rebellious northern tribes, not the kingdom. Israel, as opposed to Judah, was the kingdom, and there were nine tribes that comprised the Kingdom of Israel. (Zebulun, Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, Dan, Manasseh, Ephraim, Reuben and Gad.)
I know they removed the brain from the nose but the rest of the organs were just taken out through a surgical cut
The Small Roman Theater was situated within the city walls. Theremains of scene, semicircular orchestra and tired section for theaudience have partly been reconstructed. Below the theater is thebuilding of the one-time German Royal Gymnasium, which in 1930became the Archaeological Museum of Istria....
valley of the kings in Africa
The pyramids were lavish tombs for their deceased pharaohs. Theywanted to be sure that their kings were traveling safely to theafterlife.
Acupuncture was important to the ancient Chinese because it wastheir form of medicine but with using needles that put pressure onyou.
The LAtin word for sound and noise is sonitus. There was not a wordfor sonars. The Romans did not have sonar. It was invented in the1930s. Additionally, SONAR isn't a word, it's an acronym: SOundNavigation And Ranging.
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The first tyrannical ruler Rome had was Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, the last king of Rome. He was deposed in a rebellion because of his tyranny. The Romans decided to do away with the monarchy to prevent the return of tyranny and established the Roman Republic. During the period of the Roman...
He died by the 3 king killed him
Lighthouses were a great help for Roman shipping or any other Mediterranean shipping for that matter. As storms would frequently occur, the lighthouses gave sailors a direction as to where a port was located. In calm weather, the lighthouses acted as a nautical roadmap, as every experienced captain...
There were many Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, although rule by queenswas less common. The modern kingdoms of Egypt (1805 through 1953)had thirteen rulers, all of them male.
Monarchies lasted from 2000 - 800 BCE.
people had to pay more for they things because interrupt trading on the medditerrian sea
Yes. Islam is followed in Persia. Most of the followers of Shiasect of Islam.
It can hold up to 6,893 people,because there are 6,893 seats.
Cyrus the Great and Darius the Great.
It's dangerous because because it's too long and their are burglars so they traveled in caravans. ( small groups )
there's no proof he isn't but its likely that hes just myth
After 50 years of warfare trying to enforce peace amongst the Greekcity-states, the Persians agreed in 449 BCE to peace and left theGreek cities to go back to destroying each other, and turned theirfull attention to maintaining peace and prosperity within theirempire. They intervened 60 years later,...
The patricians had the right to vote, as did the plebeians andequites and all the Roman citizens of the first class. Rome was arepublic and all citizens could vote, depending on their class ofcitizenship. As far as becoming consul, anyone could run for theoffice providing he had completed the other...
Some of the Italian city states that controlled trade in the 1200'swere Venice, Florence, Milan, and Siena.
Provinces, each one having a governor, Examples are: Italia,Noricum, Britannia, Judea, Thracia, Galia, Dacia (which wasabandoned in the 3rd century). THese governors were answerabledriectly to the emperor.
The easiest way was from the hoofs of animals.
Construction, as well as chopstics and baskets. Household articlesand weapons, as writing materials. Take your pic.
Farming, trades, seafaring, fishing, military drills and skills,religious observence.
The ever greatest pyramid in the world is pyramid of giza which hasbeen 146 metres which is 479 feet tall.
"If I already wasn't Alexander, I would want to be Diogenes". Towhich Diogenes answered: "If I already wasn't Diogenes, I wouldwant to be Diogenes". Alexander wanted to fulfill a wish for Diogenes and asked him whathe desired.
A consul was the highest elected political office of the RomanRepublic, and the consulship was considered the highest level ofthe cursus honorum. Each year, 2 Consuls were elected together, to serve for a one-yearterm, so in Rome they are still ruled by Consuls. Bun not still today.
Ancient Rome's greatest legacy is Christianity. Christianitydeveloped from a religion among a small group of Jews (who lived inJudea, which was part of the Roman Empire) into a mass religion inthe Roman days. It spread around the Roman Empire. It became statereligion. Catholic Christianity and...
Rome's ancient history goes back to 753 BC
Pythagoras thought of triangles and a system of them in mathematics, he would take in people and teach them, they had their own "secret society" and did not explain information with outsiders. I'm not sure if information explaining their belief in universe exists but I could be wrong.
french empire, the dependent states and allied states.
Ancient Greece, Classical Greece, Hellenistic Greece.
Heinrich Sliemann in the mid late 19th century.
They felt that Cleopatra's father, Ptolemy XII, did not have a legitimate claim or right to the throne.
From about 330 when Constantinius founded Constantinopolis to 1453ad when the Ottoman Turks seized the capital (the had already takenthe rest of the empire). One could also date the Byzantine EMpireback to the founding of the ROMAN empire in 22 BC, so around 1500years.
There was not an official end for the westernpart of the Roman Empire. Historians have set 476 as a conventionaldate for its fall, but there are some historians who disagree withthis. This was the year when the last emperor of the west, RomulusAugustus, was deposed by Odoacer, a Germanic general who...
Skilled workers such as physicians, scribes and craftspersons madeup the middle class. Craftspersons made and sold jewelry, pottery,papyrus products, tools, and other useful things. Scribes wereparticularly important because few people could read and write.
The largest modern cities of Greece are: * Athens - the Capital city of Greece * Thessaloniki - the second largest city of Greece * Patra - the third largest city of Greece * Hrakleion * Larissa * Ioannina * Nafplio * Kalamata * Tripoli * Kardhica * ...
The climate of Ancient Egypt is hot desert climate.
Do you possibly mean Egyptians? If so, they are still very much apeople and country in northeast Africa on the Nile River delta.
The School of Athens
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Not any more! Prehistoric/predynastic Egypt had a savannah-like environment, and this is attested to by Saharan rock paintings in Egypt and other North African Saharan countries showing monkeys, giraffes, rhino's, lakes and rivers with crocodiles and fish and even people dancing in the rain and...
None. No mummy has ever been found in any of the Giza pyramids.
He is remembered for taking over the government. July is named after him. He was a high priest. He reorganized the army.. He suggested new laws, which were approved
Atum has no real symbol that is primarily for him. Symbols used by Atum are shared by many other Gods, and can range from animals such as the snake, mongoose, scarab, baboon and lion, to different variations of the solar disk. He is usually just displayed as a man wearing the united crowns of...
The Egyptians buried there dead in small sand dunes inside the desert. They still did this after pyramids for pyramids were only made for the wealthy. Also the pyramids were only made around the early ancient Egypt, and they switched over to chambers underneath the ground because of grave robbers....
You need to specify whose overthrow you are referring to if youwant to make it possible to answer your question. I will assumethat you are referring the overthrow of the last king of Rome. TheRomans decided to do away with the monarchy to prevent the returnof tyranny and established the Roman...
Roman Coliseum, in short was used for blood sport dedicating thelives sacrificed to the gods. Imagine any sport resulting in death.The romans did it first.
the sphinx at Thebes in greek mythology was said to have the head and breast of a woman body of a lion and bird wings.
In Judaism, the earliest manuscripts were the prophetic books thatwere written by the prophets themselves. At the death of each ofthe prophets, the original manuscript was deposited with theSanhedrin, which was the high court of Torah-sages in the Templepremises. This is why the first Torah-scroll,...
The emperor of Rome live many centuries ago so even if he lived tobe an old man, he would not have lived until today. No man haslived to be 1,800 years old.
it is famous because it is over 10 000 years old.
The emperor Nero committed suicide in 68 AD, so he died during thefirst century AD.
The eastern and western parts of the Roman Empire were notseparate. They were two units of the same empire. The terms EasternRoman Empire and Western Roman Empire have been coined byhistorians. The Romans did not use them. The political differencebetween these parts of the empire occurred when there...
Phoenecian culture and mycenean. Probably also some Persian. ThePhoenecians taught the greeks the alphabet and many other crucialcultural things, this was in the early iron age when theMediterranean world was just recovering from The Great Bronze AgeCollapse.
The area of the Sahara had already long been a desert by 2000 BCE.Lack of precipitation and a rise in temperature had dried up thearea by 3400 BCE.
There are two ways to kill the giant and u have to perform both. You have to find ways to go to the level of the face of the giant. I have forgotten the ways but you can get help from the walkthrough which helped me complete the game. Its really helpful. Here is the link:- http://www.gamesover.com...
Queen Nefertiti brought back the old religion.
The Flavian Amfitheater as the building was called by the romans(and it was commisioned by the emperor Vespesianus and completedunder his son Titus in the 70s ad) was not attacked, it has beenscavenged over the centuries for building materials and alsosubjected to several earth quakes
Iusaaset was the Egyptian grandmother goddess. I have been trying to find this answer myself, with no luck. I hope you find what you need soon. sincerely, Anonymus