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Ancient and Medieval History & 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.
Video Series on Demand
Ancient Civilizations Series
Whether it is the morning market in ancient Greece or the myths of the Aztec gods in pre-Columbian Mexico, this 13-part series provides an immersion in each civilization by combining precise historical overviews with detailed glimpses of everyday life. Scholars provide commentary on each culture, including such topics as the role of women, religion, education, the military, and politics, while readings from contemporary sources and 3-D architectural reconstructions allow students to virtually visit these ancient worlds. 13-part series, 46-50 minutes each.
Films on Demand : Myths and Legends of Lost Civilizations
Films on Demand : The Silk Road