eBook DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Civilizations, 1st Edition

  • Joseph Fullman
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  • ISBN-10: 1465421157
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421159
  • DDC: 930
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

From the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans, Eyewitness: Ancient Civilizations looks at the world's most intriguing societies and the legacies they left behind. The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: First Steps to Civilization.
2: Digging up the Past.
3: Mesopotamia (3500–2000 BCE).
4: Kingdoms of Ancient Egypt (3100 BCE–30 BCE).
5: Life in Ancient Egypt.
6: Afterlife in Ancient Egypt.
7: Indus Valley Civilization (2600–1800 BCE).
8: Bronze Age and Iron Age Europe.
9: Minoans and Mycenaeans (2700 –1250 BCE).
10: Nubia (2000 BCE–200 BCE).
11: America’s First Civilizations (2600 BCE–200 BCE).
12: Ancient China (2000 BCE–220 CE).
13: Writing.
14: The Phoenicians (1200–146 BCE).
15: The Maya (1200 BCE–1697 CE).
16: Assyria and Babylon (1900–539 BCE).
17: The Persian Empire (550–334 BCE).
18: The Silk Road.
19: Ancient Greece (800–335 BCE).
20: Ancient Greek Society.
21: Alexander and the Hellenistic Age.
22: Money.
23: Ancient Rome (753 BCE–600 CE).
24: Life in Ancient Rome.
25: The Roman Army.
26: Entertainment.
27: Mauryan and Gupta India (321 BCE–550 CE).
28: Moche and Nazca (100–800 CE).
29: Greatest Cities.
Timeline.
30: Ancient Innovations.
31: Greatest Rulers.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.