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Mary I - Bloody Mary (British Monarchy Documentary) | Timeline
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Mary I - Bloody Mary (British Monarchy Documentary) | Timeline

Mary was a queen driven by faith, she would send hundreds of her subjects to burn at the stake. Written and presented by Dr David Starkey, this is the compelling story of two of England's most striking monarchs: a brother and sister, tied...
King Tutankhamun and the Discovery of His Tomb
Video by Kelly Macquire

King Tutankhamun and the Discovery of His Tomb

King Tutankhamun (or King Tut as he is known) spent the early years of his life with the name Tutankhaten and was born in the eleventh year of the reign of his father Pharaoh Amenhotep IV, who is better known as Akhenaten. While he was a...
Edward VI - The Boy King (British Monarchy Documentary)
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Edward VI - The Boy King (British Monarchy Documentary)

Edward inherited the throne when he was only nine, his quest to change England was to tear apart his family and his country. Written and presented by Dr David Starkey, this is the compelling story of two of England's most striking monarchs...
Tutankhamun and the Tomb that Changed the World with Dr. Bob Brier
Video by Kelly Macquire

Tutankhamun and the Tomb that Changed the World with Dr. Bob Brier

It is often thought that the story of Tutankhamun ended when the thousands of dazzling items discovered by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon were transported to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and put on display. But there is far more to the...
Why Do We Have Museums
Video by TED-Ed

Why Do We Have Museums

Museums have been a part of human history for over 2,000 years — but they weren't always like the ones we visit today. J. V. Maranto uncovers the evolution of museums, from the first museum in 530 BCE (curated by a princess) to the freak...
A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence
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A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-glimpse-of-teenage-life-in-ancient-rome-ray-laurence Welcome to the world of Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year old living in Rome in 73 AD. His life is a typical one of arranged marriages...
Norse-Viking Culture
Collection by Joshua J. Mark

Norse-Viking Culture

Norse-Viking culture is frequently misrepresented in popular media which emphasizes the rugged, militaristic aspect of the people. In reality, Norse culture placed a high value on appearance, personal hygiene, and religious devotion, creating...
UNESCO's Nubia & Abu Simbel Campaign
Collection by Mark Cartwright

UNESCO's Nubia & Abu Simbel Campaign

This collection is really dear to us as it is the fruit of our new collaboration and partnership with the UNESCO Archives. They have digitized a vast amount of resources that can be found on their platform and you can read all about their...
Achaemenid Empire Map
Image by Fabienkhan

Achaemenid Empire Map

Map of the Persian Achaemenid Empire at its greatest extent under the reigns of Darius the Great and Xerxes. Inspired by Historical Atlas of Georges Duby (p.11, map D), this map was made by Fabienkhan the 24th of August 2006, using Inkscape...
The Persian Empire
Image by William R. Shepherd

The Persian Empire

The Persian Empire about 500 BC.
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