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Ancient Greece
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2010 - 2011

Table of Contents

  1. Overview of Ancient Greece   7. War and Conflict
       Historical Background,   Greek Geography,   Legacy        The Military,  Peloponnesian War,  Trojan War,  Persian Wars,  Alexander the Great
  2. Daily Life in Ancient Greece   8. Science and Technology
       Daily Life,   Families,    Food,    Education,    Clothing,    Slavery,   The Olympics        Greek Science,   Archimedes,   Astronomy,   Mathematics,   Medicine,   Writing
  3. Farming and the Economy   9. Architecture, Art, Culture, and Literature
       Farming,   The Economy,   Transportation,   Trade Routes        Architecture,   Art,   Culture,   Literature
  4. Mythology and Greek Gods and Goddesses   10. Videos, Images, PowerPoints, and Podcasts
       Mythology,   Greek Gods        Videos,   Images,   PowerPoints,   Podcasts
  5. Historic Figures   11. WebQuests, Tasks, Fun and Museums
       Homer,   Hippocrates,   Socrates and Plato,   Aristotle,   Others        WebQuests,   Tasks,   Fun,   Museums
  6. Government   12. Miscellaneous Resources
       Democracy,   The Law,   City States        Doing Research,   Misc.,   Translate,   Folktales and Stories

1. Building a Base of Knowledge
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Back to Top Historical Background of Ancient Greece
green circle 1. Civilization in Ancient Greeks (mrdowling.com)
green circleblue square 2. Who were the Ancient Greeks? (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue square 3. How do we know about the Ancient Greeks? (Woodlands Junior School, Kent County, UK)
green circleblue square 4. Ancient Greece (simple.wikipedia.org)
black diamond 5. The Aegeans: Powerpoint Presentation (Kelly Quamen, Centerville High School, South Dakota, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Introduction to Ancient Greece (socialstudiesforkids.com)
blue square 7. Ancient Greece, Carthage and Rome: PowerPoint Presentation (Mrs. Bradley, Ker H.S., Texas, USA)
black diamond 8. What is Civilization (wikipedia.org)
   
green circle 9. Timeline of Greek civilization (pbs.org)
green circle 10. Greece timeline (pbs.org)
black diamond 11. Ancient Greece timeline (Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA)
black diamond 12. The Greek historic continuum (thatsgreece.com)
   
blue square 13. Welcome to Ancient Greece: 1.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 14. Discovering Ancient Greece - part one: 15 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Geography
green circle 1. The geography of Greece (Grant Fisher and Cheri Beth Harlan, University of Richmond, Virginia, USA)
green circle 2. The geography of Ancient Greece (The British Museum, UK)
blue square 3. Ancient Greece - physical map or Ancient Greece - outline map: pdf files (University of North Carolina, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Interactive map of Ancient Athens (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Maps of the Ancient Greek World
blue square 6. The Greeks and the Phoenicians: requires Shockwave (University of Oregon, USA)
black diamond 7. Macedonian expansion under Philip and Alexander: requires Shockwave (University of oregon, USA)
blue square 8. Ancient World maps for students (University of North Carolina, USA)
blue square 9. Geography and history of Greece: 2 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
green circle 10. Greece - setting and climate (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue square 11. Ancient Greek environment (historyforkids.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Legacy
green circle 1. What is a legacy? (simple.wikipedia.org)
green circleblue square 2. The legacy of the Greeks (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circle 3. The legacy of Ancient Greece (Woodlands Junior School, Kent County, UK)
green circle 4. Why study Ancient Greece? (primaryhistory.org)
blue square 5. A legacy of knowledge (The British Museum, UK)
black diamond 6. The legacy of Ancient Greece (International Olympic Academy, Greece)
blue square 7. Influence of Ancient Greece: 1.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 8. A history of Greece to the death of Alexander by J.B. Bury - part one and part two: free audiobooks (librivox.org)
   
   
 
2. Daily Life in Ancient Greece
Back to Top Daily Life
green circle 1. Meet the Greeks (ancienthistory.mrdonn.org)
green circleblue square 2. Daily Life in Ancient Greece (Woodlands Junior School, Kent County, UK)
green circleblue square 3. Daily life (British Museum, UK)
green circleblue square 4. Greek homes (British Museum, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Life in Athens (pbs.org)
black diamond 6. Everyday life in Ancient Greece (eyewitnesstohistory.com)
blue square 7. Living in Ancient Greece: 17 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Family Life
green circleblue square 1. Family roles (University of Richmond, Virginia, USA)
green circleblue square 2. Women at home (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue square 3. Ancient Greek family (historyforkids.org)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Domestic life (City University, New York, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Women's life (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Men's life (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 7. The Spartan family (historywiz.com)
blue squareblack diamond 8. The women of Athens (Minnesota State University, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 9. The women of Sparta (Minnesota State University, USA)
   
green circleblue square 10. The Greek house #1 (The British Museum, UK)
blue square 11. The Greek house #2 (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 12. The Greek house #3 (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Food
green circle 1. The agora or marketplace (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue square 2. The marketplace (City University, New York, USA)
   
green circle 3. Greek food (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circleblue square 4. Greek food (historylink102.com)
blue square 5. Daily diet (Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA)
black diamond 6. Nutritional habits (www.greek-recipe.com)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Diet of Ancient Greece (Michael Lahanas at mlahanas.de)
black diamond 8. Ancient Greek cusine (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Ancient Greek Foods (heavenly-greek-islands.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Education
green circle 1. Education (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circleblue square 2. Education (Woodlands Junior School, Kent County, UK)
green circleblue square 3. Education (mrdonn.com)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Education (Australian Broadcasting Commission)
black diamond 5. Education in Ancient Greece (wikipedia.org)
black diamondblack diamond 6. Education in Ancient Greece (Michael Lahanas at mlahanas.de)
   
   
 
Back to Top Clothing
green circle 1. Greek clothes (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circle 2. Greek clothing (Woodlands Junior School, Kent County, UK)
blue square 3. Greek clothing (annaswebert.com)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Fashion and food (Australian Broadcasting Commission)
black diamond 5. Greek costumes or hairstyles or battle dress (fashion-era.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Slavery
green circle 1. Slavery (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circle 2. Greek slavery (The British Museum, UK)
green circle 3. Slaves in Ancient Greece (mrdonn.com)
blue square 4. Slavery in Ancient Greece (crystalinks.org)
blue square 5. Slavery in Ancient Greece (Sarah Mussio at eweb.co.uk)
black diamond 6. Slavery in Ancient Greece (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 7. History of Slavery (historyworld.net)
   
   
 
Back to Top The Olympics
green circle 1. An introduction - in cartoon form (BBC Schools, UK)
green circle 2. The Olympics (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue square 3. The Ancient Greek Olympics (socialstudiesforkids.com)
blue squareblack diamond 4. The events (Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Greece)
blue squareblack diamond 5. The real story of the Olympics (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue square 6. Tour the site of the original Olympics games (Tufts University Massachusetts, USA)
blue square 7. Ancient Greece - The Olympic Games: 1.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 8. Ancient Greece - the site at Olympia: 5.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 9. A trip to Ancient Olympia: 1 minute video (awesomestories.com)
   
   
 
3. Farming and the Greek Economy
Back to TopFarming
green circleblue square 1. Life in the country (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circleblue square 2. Greek agriculture #1 (University of Richmond, Virginia, USA)
green circleblue square 3. The farmer's year (University of Richmond, Virginia, USA)
blue square 4. Greek agriculture #2 (thinkquest.org)
blue square 5. Agriculture of Ancient Greece (Michael Lahanas at mlahanas.de)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Agriculture in Ancient Greece (wikipedia.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top The Greek Economy
green circle 1. The Greek economy (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Map of Ancient Greek trade routes (Pearson Education)
black diamond 3. Trade (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 4. The economy of Ancient Greece (wikipedia.org)
green circle

5. The Bronze Age economy in the Aegean (The Foundation of the Hellenic World, Greece)

blue square 6. Technological change - using iron (Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Transportation
green circleblue square 1. Travel by land (historylink102.com)
green circleblue square 2. Travel by sea (historylink102.com)
blue square 3. Transportation in Greece and Rome (thinkquest.org)
green circleblue square 4. Greek ships (The BBC, UK)
blue square 5. Greek transportation (factsmonk.com)
blue square 6. Ancient ships in art history (artsales.com)
blue square 7. Greek cargo ships (thinkquest.org)
black diamond 8. Ancient Greek shipwrecks (National Geographic Society, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Ancient shipwreck videos (Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Trade Routes and Maps
green circle 1. Map of Greek colonies (thinkquest.org)
blue squareblack diamond 2. Greek exploration (The Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Virginia, USA)
green circle 3. Ancient trade routes: scroll down for map (ancientcoins.biz)
blue square 4. Natural resources (University of Oregon, USA)
blue square 5. Maps of the Aegean Sea and Greece (University of oregon, USA)
blue square 6. Map of the Eastern Mediterranean (plato-dialogues.org)
   
   
 
4. Mythology and Greek Gods and Goddessess
Back to Top Mythology
green circle 1. Greek mythology (mrdowling.com)
green circle 2. Greek temples (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circle 3. Greek mythology and gods (Woodlands Junior School, Kent County, UK)
blue square 4. Greek religion (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 5. An overview of Greek mythology (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Stories from Greek mythology (John M. Hunt, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Greek myths: written by James Baldwin, narrated by Michael Scott (thoughtaudio.com)
blue square 8. Greek mythology: 7.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
green circleblue square 9. Who's who in Greek Mythology (mrdonn.org)
black diamond 10. Encyclopedia of Greek mythology (mythweb.com)
black diamond 11. Guide to Greek mythology - the Theoi Project (theoi.com)
black diamond 12. Greek mythology by topics - metasite (Carlos Parada)
blue square 13. Death and burials: click link at bottom left (Emory University, Georgia, USA)
blue square 14. Death and the underworld (BBC Schools, UK)
   
   
 
Back to Top Gods, Goddesses and Heroes
blue square 1. List of The Immortals - gods and goddesses (Michael Stewart)
green circleblue square 2. Ancient Greek Gods (Woodlands Junior School, Kent County, UK)
blue square 2. Gods, Goddesses and Heroes: click link bottom centre (Emory University, Georgia, USA)
green circleblue square 3. Greek gods - in cartoons (Gordon Dean at mythweb.com)
blue square 4. Winged sandals (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
black diamond 5. The Goddess Athena (goddess-athena.org)
   
green circleblue square 6. Greek heroes - in cartoons (mythmyweb.com)
green circleblue square 7. Heracles - Hercules (mrdonn.org)
blue square 8. Hercules (Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Heracles - Hercules (Jona Lendering, Netherlands)
   
blue square 10. Jason, the Argonauts and the Golden Fleece (mythweb.com)
blue square 11. Jason and the Golden Fleece (Michael Wood, the BBC, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 12. Jason and the Argonauts (www.greece.org)
   
blue square 13. Amazon warriors (historylink102.com)
blue squareblack diamond 14. Warrior women of Eurasia (archaeology.com)
blue squareblack diamond 15. Statue of a wounded Amazon (The Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA)
   
blue square 16. Greek gods and heros: 1 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 17. Mount Olympus and the gods of Greek mythologys: 2.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 18. Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympus: 2.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
5. Greek Philosophy and Historic Figures
Back to Top Greek Philosophy
green circle 1. Short overview of Greek philosophy (mrdowling.com)
blue squareblack diamond 2. Ancient Greek philosophy (Internet Encyclopedia of Philisophy at the University of Tennessee, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Ancient Greek philosophy (buzzle.com)
black diamond 4. Ancient Greek philosophy (newworldencyclopedia.org)
blue square 5. Ancient Greek philosophy summary: PowerPoint presentation (authorstream.com)
blue square 6. Greek philosophy: 5.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Homer
green circle 1. Greek scholars (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circle 2. Homer (mrdowling.com)
blue square 3. Who was Homer? (pbs.org)
blue square 4. Homer (Minnesota State University, USA)
black diamond 5. Homer (wikipedia.org)
   
green circleblue square 6. The Illiad (historyforkids.org)
black diamond 7. The Illiad: eBbook by Homer translated by Samuel Butler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
black diamond 8. The Odyssey: eBbook by Homer translated by Samuel Butler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
blue square 9. Map of some of the places mentioned by Homer (Reed College, Oregon, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Hippocrates
green circle 1. Hippocrates 460-377 BC (San Jose State University, California, USA)
blue square 2. Hippocrates (Ohio State University, USA)
blue square 3. Hippocrates (N.S. Gill at about.com)
blue square 4. Hippocrates (historylearningsite.co.uk)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Hippocratic Oath (National Institutes for Health, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Hippocrates (wikipedia.org)
black diamond 7. Works by Hippocrates: eBbook by Homer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Socrates and Plato
green circle 1. Socrates (mrdowling.com)
blue square 2. Socrates 469-399 BC (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 3. The Trial of Socrates (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Socrates (historyguide.org)
black diamond 5. Socrates (wikipedia.org)
   
green circle 6. Plato (mrdowling.com)
blue square 7. Plato (eduweb.co.uk)
black diamond 8. Plato (thinkquest.org)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Plato (historyguide.org)
blue squareblack diamond 10. Plato (wikipedia.org)
   
blue squareblack diamond 11. The Apology of Socrates: audio-book by Plato, narrated by Michael Scott (thoughtaudio.com)
blue squareblack diamond 12. The Philospher King: audio-book by Plato, narrated by Michael Scott (thoughtaudio.com)
blue squareblack diamond 13. Allegory of a Cave: audio-book by Plato, narrated by Michael Scott (thoughtaudio.com)
black diamond 14. Works by Plato: eBbook (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
   
blue square 15. Socrates and Plato: 5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 16. Socrates: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 17. Socrates on self-confidence: 24 minute video (Google Videos)
blue square 18. Plato: 1 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 19. Plato: 7 minute video (youtube.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Aristotle
green circle 1. Aristotle (mrdowling.com)
blue square 2. Aristotle (thinkquest.org)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Aristotle (University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Aristotle (historyguide.org)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Aristotle (wikipedia.org)
   
black diamond 6. Works by Aristotle: eBbook by Aristotle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
blue square 7. Aristotle: 1 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 8. Great scientists - Aristotle: 20 minute video (Google Videos)
   
   
 
Back to Top Other Famous Greeks
green circleblue square 1. The story of Greece (by Mary Macgregor via The Baldwin Project)
blue square 2. Pythagoras (simple.wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Cleisthenes 570 BC (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Themistocles c. 523 - c. 460 BC (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Pericles 493 - 429 BC (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Aspasia c. 469 BC (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 7.Alcibiades (historyforkids.org)
blue squareblack diamond 8. Lysander (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Fifteen Ancient Greek heroes (e-classics.com)
green circleblue square 10. Index of famous Greeks (thinkquest.org)
   
   
 
6. Democracy, Law, and City States
Back to Top Democracy
green circle 1. How was Greece organized? (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue square 2. Government in Greece (University of Richmond, Virginia, USA)
green circle 3. Democracy (historyforkids.org)
blue square 4. Democracy: click link at bottom right (Emory University, Georgia, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 5. The first democracy (thatsgreece.com)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Ancient Greece government (History Channel, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 7. The democratic experiment (Paul Cartledge, the BBC, UK)
black diamond 8. Athenian democracy (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Seven stages of Athenian democracy (N.S. Gill at about.com)
blue square 10. Birthplace of Democracy: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Laws
blue square 1. The law in Ancient Greece (socialstudiesforkids.com)
blue square 2. The Greek legal system (crystalinks.com)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Laws of Ancient Greece (canadianlawsite.ca)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Athenian law court (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Criminal procedure in Athens for the trial of Socrates (University of Missouri, USA)
black diamond 6. Legal code of Gortyn in Crete in 450 BCE (Fordham University, New York, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Greek City States
blue square 1. Greek city states (mrdonn.org)
blue square 2. Greek city states: Powerpoint Presentation (D. Harrison, Western Boone High School, Tennesse, USA)
blue square 3. The land and city states: 1.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
Back to Top The City States
green circle 1. Athens (BBC Schools, UK)
green circle 2. Athens (mrdowling.com)
blue square 3. Athens - the Acropolis: virtual tours (Stoa Consortium, Greece)
green circleblue square 4. Athens (Minnesota State University, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Athens (thinkquest.org)
black diamond 6. Classical Athens (wikipedia.org)
blue square 7. Greece - Athens: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 8. Athens: 6 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
blue square 9. Corinth (travelinstyle.com)
green circleblue square 11. Corinth (sikyon.com)
blue square 12. Corinth: virtual tours (Stoa Consortium, Greece)
black diamond 13. Corinth (wikipedia.org)
blue square 14. Corinth - through its coinage (Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA)
blue square 15. Corinth: 4 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 16. Mycenae: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
green circleblue square 17. Thebes (sikyon.com)
blue square 18. Thebes: virtual tours (Stoa Consortium, Greece)
black diamond 19. Thebes (wikipedia.org)
   
blue square 20. Delphi - visit the Oracle (thinkquest.org)
green circleblue square 21. Delphi (sikyon.com)
blue square 22. Delphi: virtual tours (Stoa Consortium, Greece)
black diamond 23. Delphi (wikipedia.org)
blue square 24. Delphi: 6.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
green circle 25. Sparta (mrdowling.com)
green circle 26. Sparta (Minnesota State University, USA)
blue square 27. Sparta (thinkquest.org)
blue square 28. Sparta: virtual tours (Stoa Consortium, Greece)
black diamond 29. Sparta (wikipedia.org)
blue square 30. Sparta's army: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 31. Training Sparta's army: 2 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 32. Ancient warriors - the Spartans- part 1, part 2, or part 3: approx. 7 minute videos - requires registration (watchknow.org)
   
   
 
7. War and Conflict
Back to Top The Military
green circle 1. Greeks at war (BBC Schools, UK)
green circleblue square 2. Greek warfare (historyforkids.org)
blue squareblack diamond 3. History of warfare (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Weapons and armor (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue square 5. Greek soldiers: PowerPoint Presentation (ICT Oxfordshire County, UK)
black diamond 6. Greek arms and armour (Michael Lahanas, mlahanas.de)
   
green circle 7. Battles at sea (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue square 8. Greek warships (historyforkids.org)
blue squareblack diamond 9. The trireme (J. Kapost, Rich East High School, Illinois, USA)
blue square 10. Warships of the Greeks (artsales.com)
blue square 11. The Athenian fighting ship - the trireme (Andrew Wilson)
blue square 12. Trireme replica: 2.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
blue square 13. Atlas of Ancient Warfare (US Military Academy - West Point, New York, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Peloponnesian War
green circle 1. The Peloponnesian War (mrdowling.com)
green circle 2. Athens and Sparta at war (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue square 3. Peloponnesian War (Washington State University, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Peloponnesian War (laconia.org)
black diamond 5. Peloponnesian War (wikipedia.org)
blue square 6. Map of Greece during the Peloponnesian War - 431 BCE (University of Texas, USA)
green circle 7. Map of the Athenian League during the Peloponnesian War: requires Shockwave (University of Oregon, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 8. Major events during the Peloponnesian War: 3 minute video (Haverford College, Pennsylvania, USA)
blue square 9. History of the Peloponnesian War: audio and eBook (librivox.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top The Trojan War
green circle 1. Overview of the Trojan War (infoplease.com)
blue square 2. The Trojan War (Stanford University, California, USA)
black diamond 3. Virtual Troy (Stoa Consortium, Greece)
green circle 4. Map showing where Troy was located (webwinds.com)
blue square 5. The Trojan War (historywiz.com)
blue squareblack diamond 6. The Trojan War (Carlos Parada)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Heinrich Schliemann's search for Troy (Holly Schwichtenberg, Minnesota State University, USA)
black diamond 8. Ships of antiguity - from epic poems (artsales.com)
   
green circleblue square 9. The Trojan horse (mrdonn.org)
blue square 10. The Trojan War and the Trojan Horse (N.S. Gill at about.com)
blue squareblack diamond 11. The wooden horse (Carlos Parada)
black diamond 12. The Trojan horse (wikipedia.org)
   
blue square 13. Historical basis of the Trojan War: 4 minute video - requires registration (watchknow.org)
blue square 14. Mycenea and King Agamemnon: 4 minute video (awesomestories.com)
   
blue squareblack diamond 15. The Illiad and Odyssey: audio and eBooks written by Homer (Project Gutenberg)
blue squareblack diamond 16. The Illiad and Odyssey: audio and eBooks written by Homer (librivox.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top The Persian Wars
green circle 1. Who were the Persians? (mrdowling.com)
green circle 2. The Persian Wars (mrdonn.org)
blue square 3. Persian Wars (thinkquest.org)
blue square 4. The Persian Wars (thinkquest.org)
blue squareblack diamond 5. The Persian Wars (Richard Hooker, Washington State University, USA)
black diamond 6. The Greco-Persian Wars (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 7. The Greco-Persian Wars compared (James Batchelor, Dickson College, in the Clio History Journal, Australia)
black diamond 8. The Persian Wars: from an Iranian perspective (Livio C. Stecchini, iranchamber.com)
   
blue squareblack diamond 9. Persian Wars 499-479 BC: Podcast (militaryhistorypodcast.blogspot.com)
blue square 10. Battle of Thermopylae: 21 minute video (Google Videos)
blue square 11. The Battle of Marathon - war with Persia: 2.5 minute video (History Channel, USA)
blue square 12. Last Stand of the 300: 10 part video series (watchknow.org)
blue square 13. Xerxes - leading his army to Greece: 9 minute video (awesomestories.com)
blue square 14. The Battle of Salamis - war with Persia: 24 minute video (Google Videos)
   
   
 
Back to Top Alexander the Great
green circleblue square 1. Alexander the Great (mrdowling.com)
green circle 2. Alexander the Great (mrdonn.org)
blue square 3. Map showing the conquests of Philip and Alexander: requires Shockwave (University of Oregon, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Alexander the Great (Skip Knox, Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Alexander's impact on the World
black diamond 6. Alexander the Great (Government of Macedonia)
   
blue square 7. Alexander the Great - part one and part two: podcasts (militaryhistorypodcast.blogspot.com)
blue square 8. Alexander the Great: 6 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 9. Training Alexander the Great: 3.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 10. Macedonia defeats Persia: 3.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 11. Macedonia: 4 part video series (watchknow.org)
blue square 12. Alexander the Great: 5 part video series (watchknow.org)
blue square 13. Fall Of The Great Empires, Storm Over Persia: 43 minute video (from www.iraninfo.dk on Google Videos)
blue square 14. Alexander the Great's tomb (National Geographic on YouTube)
   
   
 
8. Science and Technology
Back to Top Science
green circle 1. The Science of Ancient Greece (thinkquest.org)
blue square 2. Ancient Greece science (historyforkids.org)
blue square 3. Timeline of Greek scientific and technological discoveries (www.mlahanas.de)
green circleblue square 4. Greek Math and Science: PowerPoint Presentation (Kathy Waddington at slideshow.com)
blue square 5. Discoveries of Ancient Greek Scientists (N.S. Gill at about.com)
blue squareblack diamond 6. History of Greek Science (historyworld.net)
black diamond 7. Greek science, technology, and agriculture: PowerPoint Presentation ( Jules Janick, Purdue University, Indiana, USA)
black diamond 8. Overview of scientific breakthroughs: video of PowerPoint Presentation (Libby Huang on authorstream.com)
black diamond 9. Ancient Greek technology (wikimedia.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Archimedes
green circleblue square 1. Archimedes (Mary Bellis, about.com)
blue square 2. Archimedes (simplewikipedia.org)
blue square 3. Archimedes (howstuffworks.com)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Archimedes of Syracuse (University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK)
blue square 5. Archimedes - Mathematician and Scientist (Drexel, University, USA)
black diamond 6. Archimedes (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Archimedes and gears (Michael Lahanas, mlahanas.de)
black diamond 8. Archimedes and the volume of a sphere (Jeremy Batterson, www.wlym.com)
blue square 9. The Archimedes screw: 1 minute video (Science Discovery Channel, USA)
blue square 10. Archimedes force and levers: 1 minute video (Science Discovery Channel, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Astronomy
green circle 1. Greek astronomy (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Greek astronomy (astunit.com)
blue square 3. Timeline of Greek astronomy (Michael Lahanas, mlahanas.de)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Greek astronomy (crystalinks.com)
black diamond 5. Ancient Greek Astronomy (wikipedia.org)
black diamond 6. How the Greeks used geometry to understand the stars (Michael Fowler, University of Virginia, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Mathematics
green circle 1. Ancient Greek mathematics (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Greek mathematicians (Portland State University, USA)
black diamond 3. Early Greek contributions to Mathematics (Joseph A. Montagna, Yale University, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Index of Ancient Greek mathematics (University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK)
black diamond 5. Timetable of Ancient Greek mathematicians (wikipedia.org)
   
blue square 6. Pythagoras (simple.wikipedia.org)
blue square 7. Pythagoras of Samos (University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK)
blue square 8. The golden ratio: 1.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Medicine
green circle 1. Greek medicine (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circleblue square 2. Ancient Greek medicine (schoolhistory.org.uk)
blue square 3. Greek doctors (BBC Schools, UK)
blue square 4. Ancient medicine: scroll down to Greece (BBC Schools, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Greek medicine (National Institutes for Health, USA)
black diamond 6. Greek medicine (Minnesota State University, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Important names in Greco-Roman medicine (N.S. Gill at about.com)
   
blue square 8. Asclepius (University of Cambridge, UK)
black diamond 9. Asclepius - Greek God of Medicine (crystalinks.com)
blue square 10. Apollo - God of Healing (mythweb.com)
blue square 11. Healing in Ancient Greece: 2 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
blue squareblack diamond 12. Hippocratic Oath (National Institutes for Health, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 13. Hippocratic Oath (pbs.org)
black diamond 14 The Hippocratic method and the four humors in medicine (N.S. Gill at about.com)
blue square 15 The four humors in medicine (plantmedicine.com)
blue square 16. Galen (N.S. Gill at about.com)
blue squareblack diamond 17. Galen (National Institutes for Health, USA)
   
black diamond 18. Greek and Roman surgical instruments (Indiana University, USA)
black diamond 19. Ancient medical instruments (Michael Lahanas, mlahanas.de)
   
   
 
Back to Top Writing
green circle 1. The Greek alphabet (mrdonn.org)
green circleblue square 2. The Greek alphabet (Michael Wiik)
blue square 3. Greek (ancientscripts.com)
black diamond 4. Greek alphabet (omniglot.com)
   
   
 
9. Architecture, Art, Culture, and Literature
Back to Top Architecture
green circle 1. Ancient Greek architecture (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Architecture: click link bottom left (Emory University, Georgia, USA)
blue square 3. What is a column? and telling columns apart (Jackie Craven at about.com)
blue squareblack diamond 4. The three classic orders (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmark Commission, North Carolina, USA)
blue square 5. Greek architecture (ancient-greece.org)
green circleblue square 6. Greek Architecture: PowerPoint Presentation (Nebo School District, Utah, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Greek Architecture: PowerPoint Presentation (Kevin J. Benoy, sabresocials.com)
black diamond 8. Greek masonry and construction techniques: PowerPoint Presentation (Lynn Roller, University of California - Davis, USA)
black diamond 9. Walls, gates and fortifications: PowerPoint Presentation (Lynn Roller, University of California - Davis, USA)
blue square 10. Examples of Greek architecture (commons.wikimedia.org)
blue square 11. Examples of Ancient Greek architecture (Leo Masuda, Japan)
blue square 12. Greek art and architecture (Yoji Horikoshi, Japan)
blue squareblack diamond 13. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (livius.org)
blue square 14. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: 3 minute video (youtube.com)
blue square 15. Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece - part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, or part 5: approx. 10 minute videos (watchknow.org)
   
blue square 16. The Acropolis experience: requires Quicktime (pbs.org)
blue square 17. The Acropolis: 12 minute video (archeologychannel.org)
blue square 18. The Parthenon: 9 minute video (archeologychannel.org)
blue square 19. Building the Parthenon: 15 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue squareblack diamond 20. Secrets of the Parthenon: 53 minute video (PBS on YouTube)
blue square 21. Engineering an empire - Greece part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, or part 5: approx. 10 minute videos requires registration (watchknow.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Greek Art
green circle 1. Ancient Greek art (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Greek art (B. Precourt, University of Wisconsin, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Ancient Greek (robinurton.com)
black diamond 4. Art in Ancient Greece (wikimedia.org)
black diamond 5. Hellenistic art (wikimedia.org)
   
blue squareblack diamond 6. Timeline and examples of Greek Art (The Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Greek art and architecture (Yoji Horikoshi, Japan)
blue squareblack diamond 8. Archaic art 7th and 6th Centuries BCE, Classic 5th and 4th Centuries, and Hellenistic 3rd to 1st Centuries (The Louvre, France)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Greek, Etruscan and Roman art (The Louvre, France)
blue squareblack diamond 10. Greek jewelery
   
green circle 11. Greek pottery (historyforkids.org)
green circle 12. Introduction to Ancient Greek pottery (atschool.eduweb.co.uk)
blue squareblack diamond 13. Greek pottery (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
black diamond 14. Pottery of Ancient Greece (wikimedia.org)
   
green circle 15. Traditional potter's wheel (wikipedia.org)
blue square 16. Making Greek vases: 4 minute video requires RealPlayer (The Getty Museum, Los Angelas, California, USA)
green circle 17. Making a modern pot: video (video.google.com)
   
green circle 18. Painting Greek pots (Birmingham Museums, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 19. Greek pottery (University of Oxford, UK)
black diamond 20. Athenian vase painting (The Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA)
black diamond 21. Greek vase painting (Australian Broadcasting Commission)
   
   
 
Back to Top Greek Culture
green circle 1. An introduction to the theatre - cartoon format (BBC Scools, UK)
green circle 2. Greek theatre (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
green circle 3. What kinds of plays did the Greeks watch? (Anglia Campus at Jersey Online Learning, UK)
blue square 4. Ancient Greek theatre (greektheatre.gr)
blue square 5. Ancient Greek theatre (K. Phillips, Rich East High School, Illinois, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Theatre (thatsgreece.com)
   
blue square 7. Examples of Greek theaters (Janice Seigel, Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, USA)
blue square 8. Theatre in Ancient Greece: 1.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 9. Greek theatre design: 1 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
green circle 10. Greek music (historyforkids.org)
blue square 11. Music in Ancient Greece (lyravlos.gr)
blue squareblack diamond 12. Ancient Greece music (infoplease.com)
blue squareblack diamond 13. Ancient Greek instruments (Michael Lahanas, mlahanas.de)
black diamond 14. Musi of Ancient Greece (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 15. Musical instuments: 9 minute video (archeologychannel.org)
blue squareblack diamond 16. The melodies: requires RealPlayer (Stephan Hagel, Austria)
blue squareblack diamond 17. Ancient Greek music sample: 2 minute video (vodpod.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Literature
blue square 1. Why study the classics? (N.S. Gill at about.com)
green circleblue square 2. Greek literature (historyforkids.org)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Ancient Greek literature (answers.com)
black diamond 4. Introduction to Greek tragedy (Roger Dunkle, City University of New York found at ablemedia.com)
black diamond 5. Ancient Greek literature (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Greek writers timeline (N.S. Gill at about.com)
black diamond 7. Directory of classical literature (greektexts.com)
   
   
 
10. Videos, Images, PowerPoints, and Podcasts
Back to Top Videos
blue square 1. Engineering an empire - Greece part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, or part 5: approx. 10 minute videos requires registration (watchknow.org)
blue square 2. Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece - part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, or part 5: approx. 10 minute videos (watchknow.org)
blue square 3. What the ancients did for us - part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, or part 7: approx. 10 minute videos (watchknow.org)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Secrets of the Parthenon: 53 minute video (PBS on YouTube)
blue squareblack diamond 5. The Battle over the Parthenon Marbles (National Geographic Society)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Nautical archaeology videos (Youtube channel from the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas, USA)
black diamond 7. The Western Tradition: four 27 minute videos - requires registration (from learner.org and PBS)
   
   
 
Back to Top Images
blue square 1. Ancient Greece (googleimages.com)
green circleblue square 2. Ancient Greece images (classroomclipart.com)
blue square 3. Ancient Greece (commons.wikimedia.org)
blue square 4. Ancient Greece landscapes (greeklandscapes.com)
blue square 5 Ancient Greece picture gallery (historylink101.net)
blue square 6. Photo gallery of Ancient Greece art (ancientgreece.com)
blue square 7. Illustrated Athenian Acropolis (Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, USA)
blue square 8. Examples of Greek architecture (commons.wikimedia.org)
blue square 9. Ancient World Mapping Center images (Univeristy of North Carolina, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top PowerPoints
green circle 1. Who were the Ancient Greeks? (learnanywhere.co.uk)
blue square 2. Ancient Greece, Carthage and Rome: PowerPoint presentation (Mrs. Bradley, Ker H.S., Texas, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Ancient Greek overview (wiziq.com)
blue square 4. Ancient Greece summary: PowerPoint converted to PDF (Effingham Schools, Georgia, USA)
black diamond 5. Overview of Ancient Greece (Ben Gates, Indiana University, USA)
blue square 6. Using pottery to learn about soldiers: PowerPoint (ICT Oxfordshire County, UK)
   
   
 
Back to Top PodCasts
black diamond 1. The Trojan War - myth or fact (Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 2 Ancient Greece - part one and part two: podcasts (David Kalivas, Middlesex Community College, Mass, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Ancient mediterranean World: series of podcats (Isabelle Pafford, University of California - Berkeley, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Military history podcast - the Persian Wars 499-479 BC: Podcast (militaryhistorypodcast.blogspot.com)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Alexander the Great - part one and part two: podcasts (militaryhistorypodcast.blogspot.com)
   
   
 
11. WebQuests and More
Back to Top WebQuests
green circleblue square 1. Ancient Greece documentary (Jean Hughes and Careena Downey, Teachernet, Ireland)
blue square 2. Ancient Greece (Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, USA)
blue square 3. Ancient Greek Olympics (The British Museum, UK)
blue square 4. Guide to Greek temples (The British Museum, UK)
blue square 5. What should be remembered? (Ms. Barry-Harris, kn.packbell.com)
blue square 6. Mathematical webquest of Ancient Greece (Glencoe Publishers, USA)
blue square 7. The economic history of European empires (thinkquest.org)
blue square 8. Trade in the Mediterranean (Schools of California Online Resources for Education, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Tasks
blue squareblack diamond 1. Using Geography to learn about history (National Geographic Xpeditions)
black diamond 2. Socrates and the law (edsitement.neh.gov, USA)
blue square 3. Ancient Greece video quiz: 1.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Fun
green circle 1. Adventures in Ancient Greece (Andrew Miller, mysteryproductions.info)
blue square 2. Greek hero game: click on game on right (BBC Schools, UK)
green circleblue square 3. Ancient Greece: click on item at left and take the Challenge (The British Museum, UK)
green circleblue square 4. Build a Ancient Greek temple (The British Museum, UK)
green circle 5. Become a Greek pottery painter (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, UK)
blue square 6. The Odyssey (Andrew Wilson)
blue square 7. Classics games page (Andrew Wilson)
blue square 8. Flashcards on Ancient Greek mythology (studystack.com)
blue square 9. Greek mythology (Michael Wiik)
blue square 10. Online activities for Ancient Greece (thinkquest.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Museums
blue square 1. Metis: virtual tours of Ancient Greek sites (The Stoa Consortium, University of Kentucky, USA)
blue square 2. Alphabetical lists of Greek Museums (Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Greece)
blue square 3. Alphabetical lists of Greek Monuments (Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Greece)
blue square 4. Alphabetical lists of Greek Archaeological Sites (Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Greece)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Ancient Greek bronze and ceramic vessels (Frank H. McClung Museum, University of Tennessee, USA)
blue square 6. The Olympic Museum (olympic.org)
blue squareblack diamond 7. The Acropolis Museum (theacropolismuseum.gr)
blue squareblack diamond 8. The National Archaeological Museum (Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Greece)
blue squareblack diamond 9. The Herakleion Archaeological Museum - Crete (Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Greece)
blue squareblack diamond 10. Turkish Cultural Foundation (turkishculturalfoundation.org)
   
   
 
12. Miscellaneous Resources
Back to Top Doing Research
blue square 1. How to do research: the CMS approach: see left side of page (Avi Luxenburg, Comox Valley School District, BC, Canada)
blue square 2. The Research Process (Oregon School Library Information System, USA)
blue square 3. Why should we study history? (schoolhistory.co, U.K.)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Primary vs. secondary sources (Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA)
blue square 5. A student's guide to the study of history (historyguide.org)
blue squareblack diamond 6. How to do history (The BBC, UK)
blue square 7. Exam skills (BBC Schools, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 8. Archaeology - excavations and techniques (The BBC, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 9. How old is that? - dating techniques (Minnesota State University, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 10. Learn about the impact of conquests (The BBC, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 11. Family histories (The BBC, UK)
   
   
blue square 12. Sentences (actden.com)
blue square 13. Writing paragraphs (actden.com)
blue square 14. Writing essays (actden.com)
blue square 15. Guide to writing a basic essay (Kathy Livingston)
blue square 16. Turning Microsoft Word into a talking word processor (Paul Hamilton, SETBC)
   
   
 
Back to Top Translate  Traduisez   Traduzca  翻译  ترجم
blue square 1. Babel Fish translation (altavista.com)
blue square 2. Google Translate (google.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Misc.
green circle 1. How do we know about the Ancient Greeks? (Woodlands Junior School, Kent County, UK)
blue square 2. Using pottery to learn about soldiers: PowerPoint (ICT Oxfordshire County, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Historic figures (The BBC, UK)
green circle 4. Ancient Greek sayings (Missouri State University, USA)
blue square 5. Ancient Greek money and coins (Michael Lahanas, mlahanas.de)
black diamond 6. Ancient Greek coins (The Smithsonian Institution, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Ancient lost army found (Discovery Channel, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Myths, Folktales and Stories
green circle 1. Read and hear Greek myths (mrdonn.org)
blue square 2. Bulfinch's - The Age of Fable (bartleby.com)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Classic mythology (timelessmyths.com)
   
blue square 4. Daedelus and Icarus: 6 minute animation (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 5. Jason and the Golden Fleece: 7 minute animation (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 6. Pandora's Box: 4 minute animation (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 7. Pysche and Cupid: 4 minute animation (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 8. The Monster and the Labyrinth: 9 minute video (awesomestories.com)
blue square 9. Perseus - clash of the titans: 9 minute video (awesomestories.com)
blue square 10. Orpheus and Eurydice: 9 minute video (awesomestories.com)
blue square 11. Echo and Narcissus (University of Illinois, USA)
   
green circleblue square 11. Aesop's Fables 1 - 25: audio and eBook (LibriVox.org)
green circleblue square 12. Aesop's Fables 26 - 50: audio and eBook (LibriVox.org)
green circleblue square 13. Aesop's Fables 51 - 75: audio and eBook (LibriVox.org)
green circleblue square 14. Aesop's Fables 76 - 100: audio and eBook (LibriVox.org)
green circle 15. Aesop for children: audio and eBook - illustrated by Milo Winter (booksshouldbefree.com)
   
green circleblue square 16. The Story of Greece: eBook (The Baldwin Project)
green circleblue square 17. Classic books on Ancient Greece: 40 eBook (The Baldwin Project)
green circleblue square 18. The Children's Plutarch: eBook (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 19. Famous Men of Greece: eBook (The Baldwin Project)
blue squareblack diamond 20. Stories from the Greek Tragedies: eBook (The Baldwin Project)
blue squareblack diamond 21. The Story of the Persian War: eBook (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 22. A Young Macedonian in the Army of Alexander the Great: eBook (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 22. The adventures of Ulysses: free audiobook (librivox.org)
   
   
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