Archaeology and Ancient History

Reading and trivia articles

Roman republic and empire - 

https://www.instagram.com/roughromanshits/

https://www.rome.net/roman-republic

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Roman_emperors

https://bestlifeonline.com/latin-phrases/

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Julius-Caesar-Roman-ruler

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Roman_civil_wars_and_revolts

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romulus_Augustulus

https://medium.com/@marcusmagister/the-fall-of-rome-and-its-effects-on-post-roman-and-medieval-europe-11a888a98102


Ancient Greece - 

https://www.factinate.com/places/41-facts-ancient-greece/

https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/ancient-greece

https://onedio.co/content/18-interesting-facts-about-ancient-greece-you-probably-didnt-know-12365


Ancient Egypt - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akhenaten

https://goturkey.com/en/attractions/treaty-of-kadesh

https://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_egypt.php

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Egypt

https://www.factinate.com/things/53-monumental-facts-ancient-egypt/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narmer_Palette

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Fran%C3%A7ois_Champollion

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flinders_Petrie

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_campaign_in_Egypt_and_Syria (link to Napoleon!)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphinx

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mika_Waltari



Minoans - 

https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/galleries/greece-minoans-and-mycenaeans

Rise and fall of the Maya - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classic_Maya_collapse

https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-americas/maya

https://www.jstor.org/stable/3486768?seq=1


Incas - 

https://www.ancient.eu/Quipu/

https://blog.go-today.com/unique-experiences/ten-interesting-facts-about-the-incas/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inca_Empire


Origin of writing - 

https://www.slideshare.net/cbcarey/the-origin-of-writing

https://www.ancient.eu/writing/

https://sites.utexas.edu/dsb/tokens/the-evolution-of-writing/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_writing

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin%C4%8Da_symbols

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_ancient_numeral_systems

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishango_bone


Origin of complex societies (and do ‘complex’ societies even exist?)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_society

http://tuvalu.santafe.edu/~bowles/Holocene.pdf

https://www.ukessays.com/essays/history/the-development-of-complex-societies-history-essay.php

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/article/key-components-civilization/


Trade and navigation - 

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/2/100217-crete-primitive-humans-mariners-seafarers-mediterranean-sea/

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/86338/8-trade-routes-shaped-world-history

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trade_route

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_maritime_history


Aliens (!!) - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Aliens

 

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