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Everyone knows that if you go to Rome you can visit The Colosseum, it’s hard to miss. But how many know that Ostia Antica, just a short journey from Rome by train, contains the stunning ruins of the Eternal City’s ancient port? Or that Hadrian’s Villa is just outside town? Historvius helps you discover the world’s historic sites, from the most famous national treasures to the oft-forgotten hidden gems. You’ll get information on each historic site, directions, entry and contact details and comments from other users. Search by time historic period, date, figure, site and/or museum and locate images and information on the best known and hidden historic sites.


CyArk is a 501c3 non profit organization with the mission of: digitally preserving cultural heritage sites through collecting, archiving and providing open access to data created by laser scanning, digital modeling, and other state-of-the-art technologies.

Cultural heritage sites are testaments of our history more powerful than any words. Heritage sites are the history of all humanity. These sites are at risk. Cultural heritage sites are endangered due to everyday exposure to the elements, urbanization, poorly managed tourism, catastrophic events, and general neglect. . Cultural heritage sites have never before faced greater challenges to their very existence.


Use the links below, or to the left to open a chapter of our free online world history textbook. Brought to you by the KidsKnowIt Network, the Totally Free Children's Learning Network.

The KidsKnowIt Network is your student’s free portal into the many exciting facets that make up our Universe. From the human heart, to the moons of Jupiter you will find it all on the KidsKnowIt Network. Free Educational Websites.


World History Atlas can be navigated chronologically or geographically to show how each civilization, empire and nation has developed, beginning with the origins of civilization in 3500 BC.

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MrDonn Ancient Greece for Kids

How would you have behaved if you had lived in ancient Sparta? (Lie, cheat, steal, because that is the Sparta way!) Or in ancient Athens? Or in Corinth, Argos or Megara? The ancient Greeks were very proud of their city-state! They were also proud of being Greek. The ancient Greeks were thinkers. They loved to talk. They honored their gods and respected honor. They loved beauty, music, literature, drama, philosophy, politics and art. Come meet the Greeks! We think you'll be impressed!


Amazing resource for accessing primary documents! This site is better suited for Middle School students.

The Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University has used digital media and computer technology to democratize history—to incorporate multiple voices, reach diverse audiences, and encourage popular participation in presenting and preserving the past.

CHNM uses digital media and technology to preserve and present history online, transform scholarship across the humanities, and advance historical education and understanding. Each year CHNM’s many project websites receive over 16 million visitors, and over a million people rely on its digital tools to teach, learn, and conduct research.


Human Origins
Hellenistic World
Late Antiquity
Christian Origins

The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is located at the History Department of Fordham University, New York.