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    Europe
  Europe
Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. Physically and geologically, Europe is a subcontinent or large peninsula, forming the weste...
 
    Neanderthal
  Neanderthal
The Neanderthal (Homo neanderthalensis) or Neandertal was a species of the Homo genus that inhabited Europe and parts of western Asia. The first proto-Neanderthal traits appear in Europe as early as 350,000 years ago. By 130,000 years ago, full blown...
 
    A Timeline of Irish History
  A Timeline of Irish History
The legendary Fianna of Ireland were a band of mighty noble warriors. Entrance was governed by strict tests and codes of honour. Yet the Fianna also had to be knowledgeable of culture, and more specifically they had to be poets. The Fianna Study Grou...
 
    Classical Myth : The Ancient Sources
  Classical Myth : The Ancient Sources
This site is designed to draw together the ancient texts and images available on the Web concerning the major figures of Greek and Roman mythology. We were most interested in bringing together the ancient sources and illustrations, but have included...
 
    Timeline of British History
  Timeline of British History
Britannia's History Department has the internet's most comprehensive treatment of Britain's history from the prehistoric era to modern times...
 
    Stonehenge
  Stonehenge
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometres (2.0 mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthw...
 
    Ancient Egypt
  Ancient Egypt
BBC History Online: Five thousand years ago the chain of independent city-states lining the River Nile united to form one long, thin country ruled by one king, or pharaoh. Almost instantly a highly distinctive culture developed. For almost 30 centuri...
 
    Virtual History of Sicily
  Virtual History of Sicily
Illustrated history of Sicily based on a 2,800 year timeline. Italy, history, Italian history...
 
    The Silk Road
  The Silk Road
The Silk Road is an extensive interconnected network of trade routes across the Asian continent connecting East, South, and Western Asia with the Mediterranean world, as well as North and Northeast Africa and Europe. The term "Seidenstraße" (literal...
 
    Canon of the Netherlands
  Canon of the Netherlands
Welcome to the canon of the Netherlands in 50 windows: important persons, objects and events which together show and tell the story of the country....
 
    Knossos Palace, Minoans - Crete
  Knossos Palace, Minoans - Crete
Knossos also known as Labyrinth, or Knossos Palace, is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and probably the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture. The palace appears as a maze of workrooms, living spac...
 
    Eruption of Thera, Santorini
  Eruption of Thera, Santorini
Thera, or the modern island of Santorini, located sixty-nine miles north of the island of Crete in the Aegean Sea, was devastated by a volcanic eruption sometime in the 15th century BC. The eruption was one the the most powerful in the past 10,000 ye...
 
    Aeneas, Trojan Hero, Founding Rome
  Aeneas, Trojan Hero, Founding Rome
Aeneas was a Trojan hero, the son of the prince Anchises and the goddess Aphrodite. His father was the second cousin of King Priam of Troy. The journey of Aeneas from Troy (with help from Aphrodite), which led to the founding of the city Rome, is rec...
 
    The Mask of Agamemnon, Schliemann 1880
  The Mask of Agamemnon, Schliemann 1880
When Schliemann, excavated a Mycenaean grave shaft, he discovered this mask and thought he had "gazed upon the face of Agamemnon," the great king from The Iliad. Although the Mycenaeans flourished around 1500 or 1600 BCE, earlier than the supposed...
 
    The Argonauts, The Golden Fleece
  The Argonauts, The Golden Fleece
The Argonauts were a band of heroes in Greek mythology who, in the years before the Trojan War, accompanied Jason to Colchis (modern day west of Georgia) in his quest to find the Golden Fleece. Their name comes from their ship, the Argo, which was na...
 
         
         


 
 
         
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