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By Peter Chrisp

ISBN-10: 0756645123

ISBN-13: 9780756645120

Have you questioned what historical civilizations appeared like? Or the place they have been compared to the place we are living this day? This special atlas will take you on a massive trip around the globe and during time to discover the worlds of Egyptian pharaohs, eastern dynasties, Peruvian peoples, and extra.

event a Mayan basketball online game, climb the ziggurat steps at Chichén Itzá; and discover what occurred in the back of ambitious citadel partitions within the historical Saxon countryside-all within the pages of the Atlas of old Worlds.

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Asia Korea In 108 bce, the Han dynasty of China conquered Korea. when Han power declined in the 1st century bce, three rival kingdoms emerged in Korea. These were Koguryo in the north, Baekje in the southwest, and Silla in the southeast. There was also a small southern grouping of city-states called Kaya that joined together to resist their powerful neighbors. The period of the three kingdoms lasted from 57 bce to 668 ce, when the king of Silla united the country. Early Korean religion had been based on shamanism, with its belief in a spirit world.

These were places of pilgrimage for Buddhists, inspiring meditation and prayer. The most famous stupa is the Great Stupa at Sanchi, shown below. detail lion carving from the top of a pillar Set up by aShoka stone gateways, built in the style of wooden ones, were added to the stupa in the 1st century bce from a gupta cave painting ▲ the golden age Gupta mathematicians were the most advanced in the world. They calculated the size of the Earth with great accuracy and invented the zero, making arithmetic much easier.

C) 2011 Dorling Kindersley, Inc. All Rights Reserved. steppe nomads stag with its head bent back tattoo of a staglike animal Scythian gold ornament ▲ the scythians The Scythians were a group of steppe peoples who lived north of the Black Sea. Much of what we know about the Scythians comes from grave goods found in their tombs. These goods included felt and wool items, colorful carpets, and many gold treasures. ▲ tattoos The steppe nomads often decorated their bodies with tattoos. They made intricate pictures of animals and flowers by piercing their skin with needles and then rubbing soot into the wounds.

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