Discover Ancient Civilizations

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Ancient civilizations have always been a source of fascination. From the first farmers of Mesopotamia, to ancient China, the world's oldest continuing civilization, to Egypt's breathtaking pyramids, to Cyrus the Great of Persia who set up one of the greatest empires of the ancient world, through the glories of Greece and the rise and fall of the Rome, each civilization has left behind stories and secrets for those who have followed. The books in the Discover Ancient Civilizations series explore the lands, people, cultures, and conquests of ancient China, Egypt, Greece, Mesopotamian, Persia, and Rome.

  • Explores the land, culture, people and history of each civilization
  • Learn about each civilization’s impact on the world
  • Excellent for research and reports
  • Supports the History/Social Studies curriculum
  • 6” x 9”
  • 104pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a timeline, a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2014
  • Series Lexile: 0
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Discover Ancient China

Discover Ancient China

Neil D. Bramwell
Confucius, the Great Wall, silk, oracle bones, writing, and paper are among the topics explored in DISCOVER ANCIENT CHINA. The book starts with Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi’s life size terracotta army of soldiers, chariots, and horses...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4194-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Discover Ancient Egypt

Discover Ancient Egypt

Neil D. Bramwell
Follow the story from the Egyptians' prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans. Begin the journey at Hatshepsut’s tomb, Egypt’s first woman pharaoh. Then explore the amazing pyramids at Giza, learn about the fascinating language of hieroglyphics, and the rise and fall of the mighty pharaohs...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4195-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Discover Ancient Greece

Discover Ancient Greece

Kim A. O'Connell
DISCOVER ANCIENT GREECE provides an overview of the history of ancient Greece, beginning with the Minoans, Greek mythology, and Mycenae, and continuing to the advent of Rome. Greek philosophy, religion, daily life, love of sports, and art and architecture are also explored...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4196-7
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Discover Ancient Mesopotamia

Discover Ancient Mesopotamia

Stephen Feinstein
Mesopotamia is often called the Cradle of Civilization and it is this region that is the focus of this book, DISCOVER ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA. Ancient Mesopotamia, centering on the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, features the rise of city-states and innovations in agriculture...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4197-4
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Discover Ancient Persia

Discover Ancient Persia

Neil D. Bramwell
A history of ancient Persia discussing the contributions of rulers from Cyrus to Darius as they expanded the boundaries of the empire. Over a period of almost 1,200 years, the ancient Persians learned to cultivate crops such as wheat and barley and to domesticate animals...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4198-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Discover Ancient Rome

Discover Ancient Rome

Deborah Kops
DISCOVER ANCIENT ROME covers the highlights of ancient Rome, including the founding of Rome, mythology, Pompeii, and Roman law, among other topics. The book also focuses on Roman civilization, Roman religion, social life and customs...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4199-8
Binding: Library Ed.
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