Mesopotamia, Sumer, Babylonian, Hittites, Israel, ancient Islam; area that is now West Asia/Near East/Middle East.
Ancient Persia: Cyrus the Great
[ Kids/Teens ] Introduces the Persian king believed to be the first to become involved in human rights.
History of Assyrians
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Details about the Assyrian empire (2400 B.C. to 612 B.C.), which was located mainly between Tigris and Euphrates rivers and was just northwest of ancient Babylonia. Page includes alphabet sample, maps, and demographic information.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Discover tales of astronomers, merchants, archaeologists, epic heroes and ruthless kings. Explore a palace, the library of an astronomer and the Royal Tombs of Ur; then, build your own ziggurat. From the British Museum.
Mr Dowling - The Fertile Crescent
[ Kids/Teens ] Provides information about Mesopotamia with a brief look at its geography, culture and history.
Odyssey Online: Near East
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Tells about ancient life in the cradle of civilization.
The UnMuseum: Tower of Babel
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Report on what archaeological and historical research reveal about this tower.
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