Emphasis on Mesopotamia/Sumeria, Greece and Rome
World Digital Library
Beginnings an exploration of how world cultures have dealt with
the creation of the universe and explained the heavens and the earth.
The exhibition Scrolls From the Dead Sea: The Ancient Library of
Qumran and Modern Scholarship brings before the American people
a selection from the scrolls which have been the subject of intense
public interest. Over the years questions have been raised about
the scrolls' authenticity, about the people who hid them away during
the period in which they lived, about the secrets the scrolls might
reveal, and about the intentions of the scrolls' custodians in restricting
1492: An Ongoing Voyage
The exhibition examines the first sustained contacts between American
people and European explorers, conquerors and settlers from 1492
History Trails - The BBC provides primary and secondary sources
on topics in British and European history, along with information
about how to use various types of historical sources.
History World - This British site contains more than 400 articles,
numerous timelines, and descriptions of 6000 events that can be
called up by date, region, or topic.
Hyper History Online - This site presents information through numerous
charts, maps, and timelines that show events in various regions
or areas of endeavor (economics, science, music) that occurred at
the same time. Maintained by Andreas Nothiger.
Odyssey Online - Designed for elementary and middle school students,
this site provides information on ancient history of the Near East,
Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Africa, well illustrated with art and other
artifacts. Teaching activities are also suggested. From Emory University'
s Michael C. Carlos Museum, Dallas Museum of Art, and the Memorial
Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.
A Walk Through Time
The National Institute of Standards and Technology looks at the
evolution of time measurement through the ages.
Bridging World History