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Persian Empire

The ancient lands of Iraq and Iran have been fought over for several millennium. Assyria fell to Babylon and Babylon fell to …

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The Babylonian Empire

Located between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, the ancient city of Babylon became the capital of the Babylonian kingdom during the rule …

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The Founding of Rome

Rising 40 meters above the city, between the forum and the Circus Maximus, Palatine Hill is the centermost of the Seven Hills …

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Ancient China

Located between the Huang He River to the north and the Yangtze River to the south, the Yangtze Valley was once home …

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Ancient India

An ancient Indian civilization sprang up along the Indus River, the longest river in what is now Pakistan which flows for 1976 …

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Israel’s Divided Kingdom

After Israel’s Golden Age, the land split into two kingdoms – the Kingdom of Israel and the Kingdom of Judah. This split, …

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Solomon’s Extended Empire

Solomon, the king who asked for wisdom, gained wisdom but also wealth as his kingdom expanded beyond Israel’s borders and into the …

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Phoenicia’s Trading Empire

Tyre was the capital city and seaport of ancient Phoenicia. Its wealth and fame from the sale of purple dye attracted the …

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Israel’s Golden Age

During the time of the three great kings of Israel – King Saul, King David and King Solomon – Israel experienced a …

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The Assyrian Empire

The mighty Assyrian Empire covered the entire Fertile Crescent region, from the Persian Gulf, following the two great rivers to the Mediterranean …