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Democracy in Ancient Greece
Beliefs, Rituals and Funerary Practices
eBook - Mummification and Death Rituals of Ancient Egypt This book examines the ancient Egyptians belief in life after death, but only if the physical body could be preserved. This belief led to the practice of mummification, enabling the deceased to embark on a perilous journey through the underworld until they reached the place of judgment where their heart was weighed before the gods.
Roles of Women in Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome
Digging up the Past
eBook - Pompeii Every new and groundbreaking archaeological discovery refines our understanding of human history. This title examines the exploration and study of Pompeii. The book explores the lives of the city's builders and the city's destruction, traces its discovery and scientific investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
eBook: Archaeology - Digging up the Past The science of archaeology--the study of the remains of the human past--pairs the thrill of the treasure hunt with the mystery of detective work. Readers will learn all about the different types of archaeology, as well as how archaeologists collect, analy