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Arts & Culture in Ancient Greece
Lesson Pack by Patrick Goodman

Arts & Culture in Ancient Greece

We have prepared four lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions in an excel format. Glossary of keywords and concepts in an excel format. Open...
Ancient Greek Inventions
Article by Mark Cartwright

Ancient Greek Inventions

The ancient Greeks are often credited with building the foundations upon which all western cultures are built, and this impressive accolade stems from their innovative contributions to a wide range of human activities, from sports to medicine...
Shiva Nataraja - Lord of the Dance
Article by Mark Cartwright

Shiva Nataraja - Lord of the Dance

The great Hindu god Shiva has many guises and many representations in art, but perhaps the most familiar is as a dancing figure within a circle of fire, that is as Shiva Nataraja, Lord of the Dance. It is an image seen in museums, temples...
Ancient Greek Music by Prof. Stefan Hagel
Video by Dimitris Kalandranis

Ancient Greek Music by Prof. Stefan Hagel

Professor Stefan Hagel performing Ancient Greek Music at palaestra et odeum - Lund - Sweden. Instruments: Greek Kithara & Aulos
Daily Life in Ancient Greece
Collection by Mark Cartwright

Daily Life in Ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks kept themselves busy and there were plenty of chores, distractions and entertainments available to keep daily life varied. Shopping in the markets of the agora, performing jury service, watching sporting events or listening...
The Art & Culture of Ancient Greece
Collection by Mark Cartwright

The Art & Culture of Ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks were masters at picking up ideas from other cultures, mixing these with their own innovations and producing unique contributions to world culture. Greek sculptors adored the human form, painters loved to tell stories on...
Ancient Egyptian Music and Dancing
Image by Jan van der Crabben

Ancient Egyptian Music and Dancing

This painting from the Tomb of Nebamun (c. 1350 BCE) shows women making music and other almost naked women dancing.
The Oldest Known Melody (Hurrian Hymn no.6 - c.1400 B.C.)
Video by DamianMusicChannel4

The Oldest Known Melody (Hurrian Hymn no.6 - c.1400 B.C.)

The Oldest known musical melody performed by the very talented Michael Levy on the Lyre. This ancient musical fragment dates back to 1400 B.C.E. and was discovered in the 1950's in Ugarit, Syria. It was interpreted by Dr. Richard Dumbrill...
Harper's Songs in Ancient Egypt
Video by Groovy Historian

Harper's Songs in Ancient Egypt

Hey there today i talk about Harper's songs in ancient egypt... music for the intro is by the permission i can use of :Derek Fiechter Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/user/dfiechter2 itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/derek-fiechter/id537301417...
First performance of the reproduction Hydraulis Organ at Bath
Video by David Henshaw

First performance of the reproduction Hydraulis Organ at Bath

Alexander Henshaw plays the reproduction Roman Hydraulis, assisted by designer Richard Ellam. The apparently authentic tune is 'Aulos et Hydraulis' by German ensemble Musica Romana. The water in the chamber holds back a smoothly-regulated...