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The Ancient World 2E : Longman Histories - L. E. Snellgrove

The Ancient World 2E

Longman Histories

Paperback Published: 24th June 1991
ISBN: 9780582317857
Number Of Pages: 224
For Ages: 11 - 14 years old

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This new edition of a text for 11-12 year-olds gives full coverage of the main topics in the history of the ancient world. The material is designed to provide a base for study of the Roman Empire, placing it in the context of the period. It also contains material which should be valuable for non-core history study units. The book includes a new section of the Americas and extended coverage of Rome, her Empire and Roman Britain. Case studies, using the documents written by writers of the period, extracts from historians, questions and activities are also provided.

Part 1 The beginnings of civilization: digging up the past; hunters, artists and farmers; the fertile crescent. Part 2 Mesopotamia: summer and Babylon; Assyrians and Persians. Part 3 Egypt: the tomb of Tutankhamen; Egyptian life and customs. Part 4 India and China: lost cities of the Indus; the Chinese. Part 5 The Americas: Indians of the plains; El Mirador - the lost city; Part 6 Greece: Crete and Mycenae; the City States and their gods; the Persian Wars; the golden age of Athens; playwrights and philosophers; the fall of Athens; Alexander the Great. Part 7 Rome: The city on seven hills; Rome goes to war; "bread and games"; from Republic to Empire; the busy life of the capital; Roman customs and education; homes and home life; religion and the rise of Christianity; decline and fall. Part 8 Roman Britain: a new province for Rome; making the province secure; life in Roman Britain; the legions go home.

ISBN: 9780582317857
ISBN-10: 0582317851
Series: Longman Histories
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 11 - 14 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 24th June 1991
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.6 x 21.6  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised