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A short, 3 page discussion of the Hanging Gardens of Bablyon, their story & features. Focus is upon what makes them one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page research paper exploring the origins of the Hyksos who seized and ruled Egypt during the 15th and 16th Dynasties. Although their origins were thought to date back to Old Testament Hebrew by very early scholars (First Century AD), it is only in the last thirty years archeological finds have indicated the Hyksos ...

5 pages in length. An insightful research paper on the importance of The Neolithic Age-- the period just before the dawn of Egyptian Civilization -- which is known to have given birth to modern humanity, art, architecture, religion etc; Because there are so few written records of this era, we know so little about this ...

2 pages worth of notes and discussion about temples and various structures in Egypt nearly 4,000 years old. No Bibliography.

An 8 page paper on the great pyramids of ancient Egypt. Focusing upon the Pyramid at Giza, the Pharaoh's pyramids, and more,-- the writer examines architecture, purpose, use, etc; Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Who Built the Pyramids

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper explores the possibility of alien life through a look at the ancient Egyptian pyramids. The paper concludes that man did make the pyramids but both sides of the issue are addressed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page research report that reviews the works and accomplishments of an Egyptian Pharaoh who laid the foundation for the modern day university system. A General for Alexander the Great, Ptolemy I Soter's dream was to make Alexandria the world's greatest city. He accomplished this, in part, by establishing the Temple of Muses, his ...

The Code Of Hammurabi

  • 4 page paper

In this 4 page essay, the writer reviews the laws included in the Code of Hammurabi and compares some of the edicts of this Code with current laws and punishments. Hammurabi's Code established a format that is still used today. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 6 page research paper on the extent of the oldest 'secular' legal code in history. The writer briefly touches on the Babylonian civilization, King Hammurabi, and discusses the intricacies of the code in regards to crime, medicine, and business. The paper states that the code was the prede cessor to Greek code, ...

This 7 page research paper looks at the 'prisons' of ancient biblical lands - Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, lands of the New and Old Testament. Rather than physical structures to keep people incarcerated, 'prisons' were primarily slavery, banishment, or death. Bibliography lists ten sources.

A 10 page research overview of Mesopotamian, Spartan, and Hebraic Law, and the Code of Hammurabi. The writer argues that the ancient laws were directed toward commerce and social control, but were most often based on reference to religious deities. The writer provides examples of the laws and the rulers that created or enforced ...

6 pages in length. Alexander the Great has been heralded all throughout history as one of Greece's most memorable and illustrious personalities; while he was instrumental in providing leadership for the Greeks, he was also a notorious murderer who utilized his authority to put many people to death. This aspect of Alexander's persona ...

A 6 page research paper that examines the reign of Alexander the Great relative to how it changed the perceptions of monarchy in the hellenistic world. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

8 pages in length. Greek law evolved as a necessary means by which to regulate society's behavior. What had up until then been left up to the whims of each individual to handle on his own was now a product of fair and sensible legal procedure. Alexander the Great was the instrumental ...

Aristotle's views on slavery are well known and are considered by many to be a justification of the practices of the day. His emphasis in The Politics is the role of government and slavery was a vital and integral component of the social, political and economic world of the Greeks. This 5 page ...

(The) Etruscans

  • 11 page paper

An 11 page report on the history, politics, economics, language, and art of the Etruscans - members of an ancient Western Civilization that flourished during the 1st millennium B.C. Bibliography lists 7+ sources.

A 7 page paper that describes the social, agricultural, political and religious development of early river valley civilizations. The writer specifically offers a look at the development of civilizations in Mesopotamia and in the Nile River Valley. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 4 page essay postulating that it was this basic discovery that was the first ''domino'' in the chain which led to the creation of early civilization. No bibliography.

A 3 page essay examining some of the similarities of these ancient civilizations, as well as their most significant differences. Bibliography lists three sources.

A 6 page research paper that examines the efforts of the last of the Ottoman sultans to save their failing empire. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Ancient Egypt

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper presents an overview of ancient Egypt beginning with the location and amount of territory belonging to Egypt in ancient times. Other topics include the importance of the Nile River, agriculture and taxes farmers paid, the Scribes and writing and the position Scribes held in the society, trade, wars, religion and gods, ...

In 12 pages, the author discusses how the ancient Egyptians used mathematics to build the pyramids. . It is apparent that mathematics was used in the building of the ancient pyramids of Egypt. One only has to look at the size, the dimensions, and the structure of the pyramids to understand this concept. ...

3 pages in length. Describes the Babylonians, Assyrians and Persians who were inclined toward expansionism and domination, as well as the Sumerians, Akkadians and Egyptians who were more inclined toward maintaining rather than expanding their cultures. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Ptolemaic Dynasty:

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper discusses the role of the "divine ruler" of this later period of Egyptian history (320-30BC.) The concept of kingship is a key to understanding the development of Egyptian civilization. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 12 page report discusses “Death Comes as the End,” published by Agatha Christie in 1945. The novel is the story of a newly widowed woman returns to her father’s large household in ancient Egypt, where she finds sudden death lurking behind every corner. The world Christie creates for the setting of her ancient murder mystery is a world in ...

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