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Resources for the study of Preliminary and Higher School Certifcate Ancient History
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General Ancient History Websites

  • Archaeology
    This resource explains techniques, tools, fascinating digs and some archaeological controversies. Among the many treasures of this site are articles on wreck diving, battlefield archaeology, marine archaeology, carbon dating and aerial surveys. The site also explores the ethical issues involved in excavating human remains.
  • Livius
    This website has articles ranging from Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions to Zoroastrianism, The site’s focus is on ancient sources from Anatolia, Carthage, Egypt, Greece, Mesopotamia, Persia, Rome and Germania Inferior.
  • The ten commandments of good historical writing
    This concise listing gives advice for: maintaining writing clarity; providing a context of people, places and events to support the topic; using a structure of thesis and subtheses to convey main and related ideas; avoiding plagarism; and communicating in a clear and interesting manner.
  • The Ancient History Encyclopedia
    This website provides reviewed articles and scholarly information about Ancient History. The website includes: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations.
  • The Ancient Web

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