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The End of Civilization in the Bronze Age: Crash Course World History 211
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The End of Civilization in the Bronze Age: Crash Course World History 211

In which John Green teaches you about the Bronze Age civilization in what we today call the Middle East, and how the vast, interconnected civilization that encompassed Egypt, The Levant, and Mesopotamia came to an end. What's that you say...
Golden Age: Tang Dynasty China History & Music
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Golden Age: Tang Dynasty China History & Music

This short video features traditional Chinese music accompanying Chinese art and landscapes which reflect the Tang Dynasty of China (618-907 CE). There is no narration and this is not an `educational' video. It is just a beautiful experience...
The End of the Bronze Age
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The End of the Bronze Age

Around 1200 BC, the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean went into major cultural decline: The Late Bronze Age came to a sudden end. Kingdoms that had wielded immense power completely disappeared. For several centuries after this, agriculture...
The Ancient Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Episode 2: Golden Age
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The Ancient Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Episode 2: Golden Age

EPISODE 2: GOLDEN AGE The second part recounts the Greeks' heroic victory against the mighty Persian empire through the life of Themistocles, one of Athens' greatest generals.The episode opens in 490 B.C. when tiny Athens prepares to safeguard...
Ice Age Drawing of a Bison
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Ice Age Drawing of a Bison

Ice Age drawing of a bison, on limestone, about 13,000-14,000 years old. Found in Montastruc, France. Over, 100,000 years ago the first fully modern humans in southern Africa began to create works of art. These people then migrated to...
Bronze Age Anatolia
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Bronze Age Anatolia

A map of Bronze Age Anatolia. Indicated in the northeast is the Hayasa-Azzi confederation, an indigenous Bronze Age tribal confederation which flourished on the plateau of ancient Armenia and Turkey between c. 1500 and c. 1200 BCE.
Viking Age Helmet
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Viking Age Helmet

The Viking Age helmet pictured here is known as the Gjermundbu helmet, named after the farm it was found at near Haugsbygd, Norway, in 1943 CE. It was located inside a Viking Age burial chamber. Although at the time of discovery it was in...
Viking Age Clothing
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Viking Age Clothing

Reconstructions of Viking Age clothing as found on display at the Archaeological Museum in Stavanger, Norway. The woman is wearing a white shift or underdress, a red overdress (hangerock or smokkr) and two characteristically Viking oval brooches...
Viking Age Oval Brooches
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Viking Age Oval Brooches

Two Viking Age oval brooches - also known as tortoise brooches - which were used in a practical way by women to pin up the straps of their overdresses but were often decorated. They came in pairs - one for each dress strap - and are often...
Viking Age Oval Brooches from Hedeby
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Viking Age Oval Brooches from Hedeby

Two Viking Age oval brooches - also known as tortoise brooches - which were used in a practical way by women to pin up the straps of their overdresses but were often decorated. They came in pairs - one for each dress strap - and are often...