Map of Eastern Mediterranean in 1450 CE
Geopolitical climate in the Eastern Mediterranean before the conquest of Constantinople in 1453 CE.
Empires of the Mediterranean, 218 BCE.
A map showing the various empires throughout the Mediterranean in 218 BCE.
The Assyrian Empire and the Region about the Eastern Mediterranean, 750-625 BC
The Assyrian Empire and the Region about the Eastern Mediterranean, 750-625 BC.
Trade & Commerce in Ancient Greece
The ancient Mediterranean was a busy place with trading ships sailing in all directions to connect cities and cultures. The Greeks were so keen on the rewards of trade and commerce that they colonized large parts of the coastal Mediterranean...
Some Active Trade Routes in the Bronze Age Mediterranean
A map detailing some of the active maritime trade routes in the Aegean during the Middle and Late Bronze Age.
Byzantine Floor Mosaic from Eastern Mediterranean
This exceptional mosaic likely comes from the floor of a house or public building. It reflects the Late Romand and Early Byzantine taste for intricate and colorful designs. It dates from c. 325-350 CE and is made of limestone tesserae. The...
Economy & Trade in Ancient Greece
We have prepared five lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions in an excel format Glossary of keywords and concepts in an excel format Open questions...
History of the Phoenicians: The Maritime Superpowers of the Mediterranean
The Phoenicians were the maritime superpowers of the Mediterranean. Their culture flourished and was at its most powerful between 1500 and 332 BCE when Alexander the Great entered the region and decimated the cities and their populations...
Bronze Age Collapse
The Bronze Age Collapse (also known as Late Bronze Age Collapse) is a modern-day term referring to the decline and fall of major Mediterranean civilizations during the 13th-12th centuries BCE. The precise cause of the Bronze Age Collapse...
Pantheons of the Ancient Mediterranean: Crash Course World Mythology #7
In which Mike Rugnetta begins our unit on pantheons, which are families of gods. We further define pantheons and talk about why they're important. Then, we discuss pantheons from the myths of the ancient Mediterranean, starting with ancient...