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Magna Graecia
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Magna Graecia

Magna Graecia (Megalē Hellas) refers to the coastal areas of southern Italy which were colonized by various Greek city-states from the 8th to 5th centuries BCE. Later writers such as Strabo also included Sicily and eventually the term came...
Carthage and its Harbour
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Carthage and its Harbour

This is a 3D rendition of what Carthage might have looked like at the height of its power. In the foreground you can see the Cothon, the city's famous military harbour.
Secoton Village by John White
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Secoton Village by John White

An illustration of the native Indian settlement called Secoton village, located in the area where English colonists settled in 1585 and 1587 CE, establishing Roanoke Colony (North Carolina, USA). (British Museum, London)
Transatlantic Triangular Trade Map
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Transatlantic Triangular Trade Map

Map showing the flow of goods and enslaved people across the Atlantic from the 16th to the 19th Century CE, also known as the Columbian Exchange.
Witch Trial of George Jacobs
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Witch Trial of George Jacobs

"Trial of George Jacobs, August 5, 1692" by Thomkins H. Matteson (1813–1884 CE). Painted 1855 CE. Collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts, USA.
Silver Stater, Metapontum
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Silver Stater, Metapontum

Silver stater from Metapontum, 520 BCE. O: Ear of wheat, R: same incuse. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Museum, Kerkyra, Corfu)
Colonial Sugar Cane Manufacturing
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Colonial Sugar Cane Manufacturing

An illustration showing the manufacture of sugar from raw sugar cane. The image may represent a scene in the West Indies, although the machinery and techniques are applicable to colonial sugar plantations in the Caribbean, South America and...
Theatre of Segesta
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Theatre of Segesta

The 2nd century BCE theatre of Segesta, Sicily. The theatre had a capacity of up to 4,000 spectators.
Temple of Concordia, Agrigento
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Temple of Concordia, Agrigento

The Temple of Concordia, Agrigento, Sicily. The temple, in Doric style, was constructed between 440 and 430 BCE and had 6 columns on the facade and 13 along the sides. It is one of the best preserved Greek style temples in the Mediterranean...
Diagram of the Brooks Slave Ship
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Diagram of the Brooks Slave Ship

A diagram of the Brooks (or Brookes), a British slave ship launched in 1781 CE. This ship carried enslaved African people on a brutal journey across the Atlantic during the 18th Century CE. Diagram created in 1787 CE, depicting the inhumane...
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