Historical Accuracy in the Film Agora
In 2009, film director Alejandro Amenabar brought the story of Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 370-415 CE) to the screen through...
History of Ancient Egyptian Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Review
For its time, the study and practice of medicine in Ancient Egypt was revolutionary. Primitive by today’s standards...
Small statue of Horus. Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (State Museum of Egyptian Art), Munich.
How to make a mummy - Len Bloch
If ancient Egyptian mummies could talk, they would tell us a lot about life and death in both the ancient and modern worlds...
Hunting in the Marshes
Hunting in the Marshes; from a bas-relief in the tomb of Ti. From "A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I" (1883...
Hypatia of Alexandria
Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 370 CE - March 415 CE) was a female philosopher and mathematician, born in Alexandria, Egypt possibly...
The Goddess Isis, wall painting, c. 1360 BCE.
Jewels of Ancient Nubia
Jewels of Ancient Nubia, edited by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry, and Denise...
Judgement in the Presence of Osiris, Hunefer's Book of the Dead
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=WceVwMdN0eE Hunefer's Judgement in the presence of Osiris, Book...
Gaius Julius Caesar was born 12 July 100 BCE (though some cite 102 as his birth year). His father, also Gaius Julius Caesar...