Ghosts in the Middle Ages
The medieval Church's vision informed the people’s religious imagination during the Middle Ages (c. 476-1500 CE) and the world was therefore...
Map of Ancient Egypt
Map of ancient Egypt, showing the major cities and archaeological sites along the Nile River, from Abu Simbel in the south to Alexandria in the north...
Government in Ancient Egypt
We have prepared five lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions...
The Plymouth Colony (1620-1691 CE) was the first English settlement in the region of modern-day New England in the United States, settled by the religious...
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543 CE) was a Polish astronomer who famously proposed that the Earth and other planets revolved around the Sun in a heliocentric...
Jamestown Colony of Virginia
The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in North America founded in 1607 CE. It was the third attempt of the Virginia...
The Unicorn Myth
The unicorn, a mythical creature popularized in European folklore, has captivated the human imagination for over 2,000 years. For most of that...
Reconstruction of Seven Ancient Archaeological Sites
This gallery includes seven digital reconstructions of ancient monuments around the world, from Rome to and Mexico. They depict what these monuments...
Petrarch (1304-1374 CE), full name Francesco Petrarca, was an Italian scholar and poet who is credited as one of the founders of the Renaissance movement...
The Mayflower is the name of the cargo ship that brought the Puritan separatists (known as pilgrims) to North America in 1620 CE. It was a type of sailing...
Bangkok's Portuguese Past
Any itinerary for a visit to Bangkok, Thailand would include some of the city’s must-see historical and cultural sights: The 24-hour...
Colour & Technique in Renaissance Painting
There were three principal painting techniques during the Renaissance: fresco, tempera, and oils. In all of these techniques, colour was an important part...
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