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The Resource The story of the world : history for the classical child, Volume I, Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor, by Susan Wise Bauer, illustrated by Jeff West

The story of the world : history for the classical child, Volume I, Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor, by Susan Wise Bauer, illustrated by Jeff West

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The story of the world : history for the classical child, Volume I, Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor
Title
The story of the world
Title remainder
history for the classical child
Title number
Volume I
Title part
Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor
Statement of responsibility
by Susan Wise Bauer, illustrated by Jeff West
Title variation
Ancient times
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D
Summary
A guide to ancient times, discussing events, people, and practices around the world, from the first nomads to the fall of the Roman empire
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231691
Cataloging source
XTC
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Bauer, Susan Wise
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D57
LC item number
.B38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
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West, Jeff
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True
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  • Alexander
  • Caesar, Julius
  • Alexander
  • Caesar, Julius
  • History, Ancient
  • Egypt
  • India
  • China
  • Greece
  • Rome
  • Nomads
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Egypt
  • Civilization
  • History, Ancient
  • Nomads
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Europe
  • Greece
  • India
  • Rome (Empire)
Target audience
juvenile
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history for the classical child
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The story of the world : history for the classical child, Volume I, Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor, by Susan Wise Bauer, illustrated by Jeff West
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Publication
Note
  • Part of series that in the 1st ed. also includes :Vol. 2 : The middle ages (2003), Vol. 3 : Early modern times (2004), Vol. 4 : The modern age (2005) and 3 activity books
  • Includes index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction: how do we know what happened?. What is history?. What is archaeology? -- Ch. 1. The earliest people: The first nomads. The first nomads become farmers -- Ch. 2. Egyptians lived on the Nile River: Two kingdoms become one. Gods of Ancient Egypt -- Ch. 3. The first writing: Hieroglyphs and Cuneiforms -- Ch. 4. The Old Kingdom of Egypot: Making mummies. Egyptian pyramids -- Ch. 5. The first Sumerian dictator: Sargon and the Akkadians -- Ch. 6. The Jewish people: God speaks to Abraham. Joseph goes to Egypt -- Ch. 7. Hammurabi and the Babylonians: Hammurabi's Code -- Ch. 8. The Assyrians: Shamshi-Adad, king of the whole world. The story of Gilgamesh -- Ch. 9. The first cities of India: The river-road. The mystery of Mohenjo-Daro -- Ch. 10. The Far East, Ancient China: Lei Zu and the silkworms. The pictograms of Ancient China. Farming in Ancient China -- Ch. 11. Ancient Africa: Ancient peoples of West Africa. Anasi and Turtle. Anansi and make-believe food -- Ch. 12. The Middle Kingdom of Egypt: Egypt invades Nubia. The Hyksos invade Egypt -- Ch. 13. The New Kingdom of Egypt: The general and the woman pharaoh. Amenhotep and King Tut -- Ch. 14. The Israelites leave Egypt: The baby Moses. The Exodus from Egypt -- Ch. 15. The Phoenicians: Phoenician traders. The founding of Carthage -- Ch. 16. The return of Assyria: Ashurbanipal's attack. The Library of Nineveh -- Ch. 17. Babylon takes over again!. Nebuchadbezzar's madness. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon -- Ch. 18. Life in early Crete: Bull-jumpers and sailors. King Minos and the Minotaur. The mysterious end of the Minoans -- Ch. 19. The early Greeks: The Mycenaeans. The Greek Dark Ages -- Ch. 20. Greece gets civilised again: Greece gets an alphabet. The stories of Homer. The first Olympic Games -- Ch. 21. The Medes and the Persians: a new empire. Cyrus the Great -- Ch. 22. Sparta and Athens: Life in Sparta. Life in Athens -- Ch. 23. The Greek Gods: The golden apple -- Ch. 24. The wars of the Greeks: Greece's war with Persia, The Greeks fight each other -- Ch. 25. Alexander the Great: Philip and his son. Alexander's invasions. The death of Alexander -- Ch. 26. The people of the Americas: The Nazca drawings. The heads of the Olmecs. Rabbit shoots the sun -- Ch. 27. The rise of Rome: Romulus and Remus. The power of Rome -- Ch. 28. The Roman Empire: The Roman Gods. The Roman builders. The Roman gladiators. The gladiator school -- Ch. 29. Rome's war with Carthage: The Punic Wars -- Ch. 30. The Aryans of India: Life on the Ganges River. The castes of Ancient India. Siddhartha -- Ch. 31. The Mauryan Empire of India: The empire united. The Jakata tales -- Ch. 32: China, writing and the Qin: Calligraphy in China. Warring states. The First Emperor and the Great Wall. The First Emperor's grave -- Ch. 33. Confucius: China's wise teacher -- Ch. 34. The rise of Julius Caesar: Caesar is kidnapped. The Consuls of Rome. Caesar and the Senate -- Ch. 35. Caesar the hero: Caesar fights the Celts. Caesar crosses the Rubicon. Caesar and Cleopatra. The death of Caesar -- Ch. 36. The first Roman prince: Augustus Caesar -- Ch. 37. The beginning of Christianity: The birth of Jesus. Jesus crucified and resurrected -- Ch. 38. The end of the ancient Jewish nation: The destruction of the Temple -- Ch. 39. Rome and the Christians: Nero, the evil emperor. Christians in the catacombs. The emperor is a Christian! -- Ch. 40. Rome beings to weaken. The British rebellion. Rome divided in two -- Ch. 41. The attacking barbarians: Attila the Hun. Stilicho, Roman and barbarian. The coming of the Visigoths -- Ch. 42. The end of Rome: The last Roman emperor. The gifts of Rome -- Appendix 1. A chronology of ancient times -- Appendix 2. The geography of ancient times -- Appendix 3. Pronouncing the names of ancient times -- Appendix 4. The Abraham story
Control code
ocm70054910
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • 2nd ed., rev. ed. /
  • with new maps, illustrations and timelines.
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9781933339016
Lccn
2005909816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70054910
Label
The story of the world : history for the classical child, Volume I, Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor, by Susan Wise Bauer, illustrated by Jeff West
Publication
Note
  • Part of series that in the 1st ed. also includes :Vol. 2 : The middle ages (2003), Vol. 3 : Early modern times (2004), Vol. 4 : The modern age (2005) and 3 activity books
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: how do we know what happened?. What is history?. What is archaeology? -- Ch. 1. The earliest people: The first nomads. The first nomads become farmers -- Ch. 2. Egyptians lived on the Nile River: Two kingdoms become one. Gods of Ancient Egypt -- Ch. 3. The first writing: Hieroglyphs and Cuneiforms -- Ch. 4. The Old Kingdom of Egypot: Making mummies. Egyptian pyramids -- Ch. 5. The first Sumerian dictator: Sargon and the Akkadians -- Ch. 6. The Jewish people: God speaks to Abraham. Joseph goes to Egypt -- Ch. 7. Hammurabi and the Babylonians: Hammurabi's Code -- Ch. 8. The Assyrians: Shamshi-Adad, king of the whole world. The story of Gilgamesh -- Ch. 9. The first cities of India: The river-road. The mystery of Mohenjo-Daro -- Ch. 10. The Far East, Ancient China: Lei Zu and the silkworms. The pictograms of Ancient China. Farming in Ancient China -- Ch. 11. Ancient Africa: Ancient peoples of West Africa. Anasi and Turtle. Anansi and make-believe food -- Ch. 12. The Middle Kingdom of Egypt: Egypt invades Nubia. The Hyksos invade Egypt -- Ch. 13. The New Kingdom of Egypt: The general and the woman pharaoh. Amenhotep and King Tut -- Ch. 14. The Israelites leave Egypt: The baby Moses. The Exodus from Egypt -- Ch. 15. The Phoenicians: Phoenician traders. The founding of Carthage -- Ch. 16. The return of Assyria: Ashurbanipal's attack. The Library of Nineveh -- Ch. 17. Babylon takes over again!. Nebuchadbezzar's madness. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon -- Ch. 18. Life in early Crete: Bull-jumpers and sailors. King Minos and the Minotaur. The mysterious end of the Minoans -- Ch. 19. The early Greeks: The Mycenaeans. The Greek Dark Ages -- Ch. 20. Greece gets civilised again: Greece gets an alphabet. The stories of Homer. The first Olympic Games -- Ch. 21. The Medes and the Persians: a new empire. Cyrus the Great -- Ch. 22. Sparta and Athens: Life in Sparta. Life in Athens -- Ch. 23. The Greek Gods: The golden apple -- Ch. 24. The wars of the Greeks: Greece's war with Persia, The Greeks fight each other -- Ch. 25. Alexander the Great: Philip and his son. Alexander's invasions. The death of Alexander -- Ch. 26. The people of the Americas: The Nazca drawings. The heads of the Olmecs. Rabbit shoots the sun -- Ch. 27. The rise of Rome: Romulus and Remus. The power of Rome -- Ch. 28. The Roman Empire: The Roman Gods. The Roman builders. The Roman gladiators. The gladiator school -- Ch. 29. Rome's war with Carthage: The Punic Wars -- Ch. 30. The Aryans of India: Life on the Ganges River. The castes of Ancient India. Siddhartha -- Ch. 31. The Mauryan Empire of India: The empire united. The Jakata tales -- Ch. 32: China, writing and the Qin: Calligraphy in China. Warring states. The First Emperor and the Great Wall. The First Emperor's grave -- Ch. 33. Confucius: China's wise teacher -- Ch. 34. The rise of Julius Caesar: Caesar is kidnapped. The Consuls of Rome. Caesar and the Senate -- Ch. 35. Caesar the hero: Caesar fights the Celts. Caesar crosses the Rubicon. Caesar and Cleopatra. The death of Caesar -- Ch. 36. The first Roman prince: Augustus Caesar -- Ch. 37. The beginning of Christianity: The birth of Jesus. Jesus crucified and resurrected -- Ch. 38. The end of the ancient Jewish nation: The destruction of the Temple -- Ch. 39. Rome and the Christians: Nero, the evil emperor. Christians in the catacombs. The emperor is a Christian! -- Ch. 40. Rome beings to weaken. The British rebellion. Rome divided in two -- Ch. 41. The attacking barbarians: Attila the Hun. Stilicho, Roman and barbarian. The coming of the Visigoths -- Ch. 42. The end of Rome: The last Roman emperor. The gifts of Rome -- Appendix 1. A chronology of ancient times -- Appendix 2. The geography of ancient times -- Appendix 3. Pronouncing the names of ancient times -- Appendix 4. The Abraham story
Control code
ocm70054910
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • 2nd ed., rev. ed. /
  • with new maps, illustrations and timelines.
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9781933339016
Lccn
2005909816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70054910

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