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Religion & Superstition in Colonial America
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Religion & Superstition in Colonial America

Religion and superstition went hand in hand in Colonial America, and one’s belief in the first confirmed the validity of the second. The Anglican settlers...
Gnosticism
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Gnosticism

Gnosticism is the belief that human beings contain a piece of God (the highest good or a divine spark) within themselves, which has fallen from the...
Daily Life in Colonial America
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Daily Life in Colonial America

Life in Colonial America was difficult and often short but the colonists made the best of their situation in the hopes of making a better life for themselves...
Beauty in the Bronze Age - Minoan & Mycenaean Fashion
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Beauty in the Bronze Age - Minoan & Mycenaean Fashion

Dress and appearance in Bronze Age Greece (c. 3100 BCE - c. 1100 BCE) played a part in defining gender roles and emphasising idealized beauty that planted...
Historical Swords From Around the World
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Historical Swords From Around the World

This image gallery showcases 28 styles of swords from around the world. This non-exhaustive list highlights different methods of swordmaking from throughout...
Middle and Southern English Colonies
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Middle and Southern English Colonies

The establishment of the Middle and Southern English Colonies of North America was encouraged by the earlier English settlements of Jamestown Colony...
Cleopatra Selene II
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Cleopatra Selene II

Cleopatra Selene II (40 - c. 5 BCE) was a member of the Ptolemaic Dynasty who became the queen of Mauretania upon her marriage to King Juba II of Numidia...
Judas Iscariot
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Judas Iscariot

Judas Iscariot was one of the original disciples of Jesus of Nazareth (d. c. 30 CE), one of the twelve apostles. For handing Jesus over to the authorities...
Agrippina the Younger
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Agrippina the Younger

Julia Agrippina or Agrippina the Younger (6 November 15 - 19/23 March 59 CE) was a prominent woman during the early Roman Empire, niece to Tiberius...
Kingdom of Kush
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Kingdom of Kush

We have prepared three lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions...
Ancient Celts
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Ancient Celts

The ancient Celts were various tribal groups living in parts of western and central Europe in the Late Bronze Age and through the Iron Age (c. 700 BCE...
La Tène Culture
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La Tène Culture

The La Tène culture (c. 450 - c. 50 BCE) is named after the site of that name on the northern shores of Lake Neuchâtel in Switzerland. Replacing the...

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