HUM-301 Ancient History

In this course, we study the history of the ancient world from the dawn of human history through to the end of the age of the prophets of Israel.  The source text for our studies in ancient history is the Cambridge Ancient History.

Lessons

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  • Lesson 07. United Egypt & the Old Kingdom
  • Lesson 08. The Middle Kingdom & Hyksos Conquest
  • Lesson 09. Life & Thought in Egypt
  • Lesson 10. Early Babylonia & its Cities
  • Lesson 11. The Dynasties of Akkad & Lagash
  • Lesson 12. The Sumerian Revival
  • Lesson 13. Isin, Larsa & Babylon
  • Lesson 14. Tthe Golden Age of Hammurabi
  • Lesson 15. The Kassite Conquest
  • Lesson 16. The Art of Early Egypt & Babylonia
  • Lesson 17. Early Aegean Civilization
  • Lesson 18. The Peoples of Asia Minor
  • Lesson 19. The Peoples of Europe
  • Lesson 20. The Foundation & Expansion of Egyptian Empire
  • Lesson 21. The Reign of Thutmose III
  • Lesson 22. The Zenith of Egyptian Power; Amenhotep III
  • Lesson 23. Ikhnaton, the Religious Revolutionary
  • Lesson 24. The Age of Rameses II
  • Lesson 25. The Decline and Fall of Egypt
  • Lesson 26. Contemporary Life & Thought in Egypt
  • Lesson 27. Assyria
  • Lesson 28. The Hitites of Asia Minor
  • Lesson 29. The Keftians, Philistines & other People of the Levant
  • Lesson 30. Syria and Palestine in the Light of External Evidence
  • Lesson 31. The Rise of Israel
  • Lesson 32. The Contemporary Art of Egypt & the Near East
  • Lesson 33. Crete & Mycenae
  • Lesson 34. The Achaeans and the Trojan War
  • Lesson 35. Homer
  • Lesson 36. The Dorians
  • Lesson 37. Hellenic Settlement in Asia Minor
  • Lesson 38. The Western Mediterranean
  • Lesson 39. The Religion & Mythology of the Greeks
  • Lesson 40. The Foundation of the Assyrian Empire
  • Lesson 41. The Supremacy of Assyria
  • Lesson 42. Sennacherib & Esarhaddon
  • Lesson 43. The Age of Ashurbanipal
  • Lesson 44. Ashurbanipal and the Fall of Assyria
  • Lesson 45. The Hittites of Syria
  • Lesson 46. Hittite Civilization
  • Lesson 47. The Kingdom of Van
  • Lesson 48. The Scythians and Northern Nomads
  • Lesson 49. The New Babylonian Empire
  • Lesson 50. The Influence of Babylonia
  • Lesson 51. The Eclipse of Egypt
  • Lesson 52. The Ethiopians and Assyrians in Egypt
  • Lesson 53. The Restoration of Egypt
  • Lesson 54. Oriental Art of the Saite Period
  • Lesson 55. The Topography of Jerusalem
  • Lesson 56. Israel and Neighboring States
  • Lesson 57. The Fall and Rise of Judah
  • Lesson 58. Israel Before the Prophets
  • Lesson 59. The Prophets of Israel
  • Lesson 60. Lydia and Ionia