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Ancient Civilizations

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Discover ancient worlds! Travel to the fertile crescent to investigate the ziggurats of Mesopotamia, stand in awe of the pyramids in Egypt, experience the Olympic games as they were first played in Greece, explore the Coliseum and aqueducts in Rome which still stand today and journey to a jungle kingdom to discover the amazing calendars and advanced mathematics of the Maya.

Egypt

pyramid Ancient Egypt: The British Museum
PBS: NOVA: Explore the Pyramids
Odyssey - Egypt
Discovering Egypt

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Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia Mesopotamia: The British Museum
Daily Life in Ancient Sumer
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

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Greece

Grecian Urn BBC Schools: Ancient Greece
Civilizations: Greece & Rome

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Roman Empire

Roman Coliseum BBC – Romans
Odyssey – Rome
Roman Clothing
Civilizations: Greece & Rome
Who Were the Romans?

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Maya

Mayan Temple Mayan Kids
Secret of the Maya Glyphs (National Geographic Amazing Travel Bureau)

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Can’t find what you need?

Try one of these lists of websites about Ancient Civilizations.
SuffolkWeb Kids: Ancient Civilizations
Social Studies for Kids: Ancient Civilizations
Still can’t find what you need? You can visit us in person or call us at (631) 399-1511 ext. 260 to speak with a Children’s and Parents’ Services Librarian.