Atlas of Ancient Worlds by Peter Chrisp

By Peter Chrisp

Have you questioned what old civilizations gave the look of? Or the place they have been compared to the place we are living at the present time? This detailed atlas will take you on a massive trip around the globe and during time to discover the worlds of Egyptian pharaohs, eastern dynasties, Peruvian peoples, and extra.

adventure a Mayan basketball video game, climb the ziggurat steps at Chichén Itzá; and discover what occurred at the back of ambitious citadel partitions within the old Saxon countryside-all within the pages of the Atlas of historic Worlds.

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They worshiped Greek gods, built Greek-style temples and public buildings, and went to the gymnasium and theater. During this period, Greek became an international language, spoken by educated people across the Middle East. Shown here are the ruins of the Temple of Trajan in Pergamum, which was one of the Hellenistic cities of Asia. (c) 2011 Dorling Kindersley, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 41 europe British Isles No in e Durocortorum rt h r Eu Carpa GAUL thi an e a n P M ts l p s op D A A ne Corsica Corduba I TA LY Rome A es I AT re HISPANIA LM Py in a B AT L A N T I C OCEAN la lt ic North Sea Rh in the 6th century bce, Rome was a small city-state in Italy ruled by kings.

All Rights Reserved. asia Korea In 108 bce, the Han dynasty of China conquered Korea. when Han power declined in the 1st century bce, three rival kingdoms emerged in Korea. These were Koguryo in the north, Baekje in the southwest, and Silla in the southeast. There was also a small southern grouping of city-states called Kaya that joined together to resist their powerful neighbors. The period of the three kingdoms lasted from 57 bce to 668 ce, when the king of Silla united the country. Early Korean religion had been based on shamanism, with its belief in a spirit world.

In 44 bce, a group of leading senators stabbed Caesar to death, hoping to save the republic. His assassination only led to more civil wars. The final victor of the civil wars was Octavian, Caesar’s great nephew and heir. ” Under Augustus, who ruled from 27 bce to 14 ce, Rome became a monarchy. He made an outward show of consulting the Senate, but in reality, Augustus kept total control of the empire. Statue of auguStuS nero The last member of Augustus’s family to rule as emperor was Nero (ruled 54–68 ce).

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