Organized alphabetically within geographical volumes on Africa, Europe, the Americas, the Near East and Southwest Asia, and Asia and the Pacific, entries cover the social, political, scientific and technological, economic, and cultural events and developments that shaped the ancient world in all areas of the globe.
Each volume explores significant civilizations, personalities, cultural and social developments, and scientific achievements in its geographical area. Boxed features include "Link in Time," "Link in Place," "Ancient Weapons," "Turning Points," and "Great Lives." Each volume also includes maps, timelines, and illustrations. A selected glossary, a bibliography, and volume indexes complete the set.
Civilizations of Europe
Agriculture; Alexander III, the Great; Archeological Discoveries; Aristotle; Art and Architecture
Caesar, Gaius Julius; Cave Paintings; Celts; Christianity; Crete; Cro-Magnon Peoples; Culture and Traditions
Gauls; Germanic Groups; Greece
Language and Writing; Latin
Minoan Civilization; Myths, Epics, and Sagas
Neanderthal Peoples; Norsemen
Pax Romana ; Peloponnesian War; Persian Wars; Pompeii
Technology and Inventions; Tools and Weapons; Trojan War