Legacy of Ancient Civilizations

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Legacy of Ancient Civilizations: Ancient Arabia
Located at the southern end of the Arabian peninsula, the countries of Yemen and Oman sit at a strategic crossroads. The Horn of Africa lies just a few miles across…
Legacy of Ancient Civilizations: Carthage and the Phoenicians
Archaeological evidence has shown that the Phoenician civilization began to develop around 3000 BC and that it was trading with the Egyptians shortly after that. But it wasn't until about…
Legacy of Ancient Civilizations: The Minoans
One of the most powerful myths handed down by the ancient Greeks tells of the fabled King Minos, who ordered the construction of a vast, mazelike building called the labyrinth.…
Legacy of Ancient Civilizations: The Mycenaeans
There were many interesting and important civilizations in the Mediterranean region in ancient times, but the Mycenaeans were especially fortunate in one way. Their legends and deeds became the subjects…
Legacy of Ancient Civilizations: Thera Santorini
If you look at a map of Greece, you will see that nearly a quarter of its territory consists of dozens and dozens of islands in the Aegean Sea. In…
Legacy of Ancient Civilizations: Troy and Pergamum
Though it is today a region of Turkey, the coastal area of Anatolia, or Asia Minor, was a thriving center of Greek culture in ancient times. Two cities there especially…

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