Thursday, April 2, 2009

History Thursday 040209


Discover Ancient Rome in Google Earth

See Rome as it looked in 320 AD and fly down to see famous buildings and monuments in 3D. Select the "Ancient Rome 3D" layer under Gallery in Google Earth. Download Google Earth at http://earth.google.com/rome/

Zapotec Digs in Mexico Show Clues to Rise and Fall
John Roach for National Geographic magazine, March 9, 2009
When it comes to pre-Columbian civilizations, the Aztec and Maya—known for their spectacular pyramids and temples, hieroglyphic writing systems, and elaborate, violent rituals—often overshadow the Zapotec, their less familiar counterparts centered in southern Mexico.

Ancient Greece - The British Museum
Experience this epic and exciting website, which explores the world of ancient Greece using hundreds of objects from the British Museum.

The Dark Ages History Channel

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