Thursday, 21 June 2012
Ancient Rome was a thriving civilization that began growing on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 8th century BC. Located along the Mediterranean Sea and centered on the city of Rome, it expanded to become one of the largest empires in the ancient world.
- The Roman Emperor: The man who ruled over the whole empire.
Click on Emperor Hadrian's coin to know more abouthe Emperors and Ancient Rome's History
3. The Roman army: They were grouped in legions and were highly disciplined and organised.
4.Civil architecture: It reflected the prestige, might and wealth of the Roman Empire. The architecture was a unifying symbol for the whole empire.
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Ancient Greece is a group of cities called city-states. They were independent; e.g. Athens, Sparta, Corinth, Megara or Argas.
- Houses and farms: built with bricks and mud.
2. Temples and palaces: built with marble and limestone.
Greek mythology: They lived on the Olympus mountain, the most powerful was Zeus.
The Olympic Games: They took place every four years at Olympia.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Around 5000 years ago the ancient Egyptians established an extraordinary and enduring civilization.
- The Nile river was very important for agriculture, it was the water source for the whole empire.