The Greek God Apollo: The Myths of the Olympian God of Music, Medicine, the Sun and Archery
The god Apollo in Greek mythology is the Olympian god of, well, quite a lot! Apollo is associated with the bow, music, divination, the sun, poetry, healing and medicine and, who would have thought, plagues. He was one of the most loved gods...
The Warrior Queen Zenobia of the Palmyrene Empire
The warrior queen Zenobia of the Palmyrene Empire ruled her kingdom for three years until the Roman Emperor Aurelian stopped her in her tracks. The Palmyrene Empire was an empire that broke away from the Roman Empire during the instability...
Anubis: The Egyptian Jackal-Headed God of Mummifaction and the Afterlife
Anubis is the jackal-headed Egyptian god of mummification and the afterlife. He is depicted both as a jackal, and as a man with the head of a jackal. Anubis as a man is often depicted with black skin which represents the decay of the body...
The Ancient History of Beer: Invention, Importance and Development of Beer
In honour of International Beer Day, learn all about the ancient history of beer, when it was invented, who invented it and its long history! The English word Beer comes from the Latin 'bibere' meaning ‘to drink,’ however beer brewing did...
The Rise and Fall of the Inca Empire: A Short History
The Inca civilisation flourished in Peru and surrounding areas between 1400 and 1533 CE. Prior to the Inca being dominant in Western South America, the Chimu occupied the area until 1470 when the Inca defeated them. The Inca, which started...
CHS Docent Cont. Education: The Portuguese Empire, AD 1415 to 1668
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Alexander the Great: Life and Reign of the King of the Macedonian Empire
Have you ever wondered 'who was Alexander the Great? What is Alexander the Great famous for? or At what age and how did Alexander the Great die? Well, if you have, then this is the video for you. This video spans from the birth to the life...
Introduction to Geoffrey Chaucer, his Life and his Minor Works
Geoffrey Chaucer was an English Poet, writer and philosopher who lived between 1343-1400. He is best known as the author of the Canterbury Tales, but this video is going to explore his lesser-known poems, often referred to as his 'Minor Works.'...
Fullonica of Stephanus, Pompeii
3D virtual reconstruction of the fullonica of Stephanus, Pompeii.
THE ULTIMATE FASHION HISTORY: Ancient Greece
In this episode of The Ultimate Fashion History, "it's all Greek to me"! And it will be to you, too, as we look at clothing in The Minoan, Mycenaean, Hellenic, and Hellenistic eras. Enjoy.