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The History of Astronomy in the Ancient World
Videoby Kelly Macquire

The History of Astronomy in the Ancient World

The history of astronomy in the Ancient World can be traced back thousands of years, and well before the Ancient Greek philosophers famously worked on it. It is generally agreed that the discipline of astronomy began in the region of Mesopotamia...
Ancient Egyptian Dance and Music
Videoby Kelly Macquire

Ancient Egyptian Dance and Music

In Ancient Egyptian society, both dance and music were highly valued. They were integral to creation and communication with the gods and there was an intrinsic link between music and dance and the divine. The goddess Hathor was associated...
The Role of Dance in Ancient Greece
Videoby Kelly Macquire

The Role of Dance in Ancient Greece

There were many occasions in ancient Greece where people danced, especially since rhythmic physical exercise and pall playing were also considered dance. The ancient Greeks would dance at weddings, symposiums (which were all male drinking...
What is Stonehenge? The Mysteries of the Neolithic Stone Circle
Videoby Kelly Macquire

What is Stonehenge? The Mysteries of the Neolithic Stone Circle

Stonehenge is a stone circle that dates back to the Neolithic period, in c. 3000 BCE on the Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire in Southern England. It wasn’t a site built in the late Neolithic period which then sat stagnant for five thousand years...
The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt
Videoby Kelly Macquire

The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt

The Great Pyramid of Giza, located in the Giza plateau near the modern Egyptian city of Cairo, is the last surviving of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The pyramid was built over a twenty-year period during the reign of Khufu who...
The Lives of Women in Ancient China
Videoby Kelly Macquire

The Lives of Women in Ancient China

In Ancient China, it was widely known that it was better to be born a male than a female. To be born a female meant being subordinate to one’s father, then to one’s husband and if a wife became a widow, then she would be subordinate to her...
Napoleon (Part 3) - The Decline (1812 - 1821)
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Napoleon (Part 3) - The Decline (1812 - 1821)

This is the third and last part of our video series on the history of Napoleon. In this video, we cover the period from the French invasion of Russia to the death of Napoleon. Chapter 0:00 Context 1:08 French invasion of Russia 2:13...
Napoleon (Part 2) - The Conquest of Europe (1805 - 1812)
Videoby Geo History

Napoleon (Part 2) - The Conquest of Europe (1805 - 1812)

This is part two of our video series on the history of Napoleon. In this video, we cover the period from the Napoleonic wars until the invasion of Russia. Chapter 00:00 Introduction 00:53 The Third Coalition 01:49 French domination...
Napoleon (Part 1) - Birth of an Emperor (1768 - 1804)
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Napoleon (Part 1) - Birth of an Emperor (1768 - 1804)

This video is part one of a three-part series on the history of Napoleon. Here, we cover the period from his birth until his nomination as the first Emperor of the french. Chapter 00:00 Birth 00:46 French Revolution 01:41 European reactions...
Colonization of Africa - Summary on a Map
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Colonization of Africa - Summary on a Map

Let's look at a map and see a summary of the different phases of exploration, conquests and colonization of African territories by European powers, beginning from the mid-15th century. Chapter 00:00 Trade routes 00:37 Portuguese rule...
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