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West Asia in the Stone Age

By |2018-09-04T08:07:08+00:00September 14th, 2017|History, West Asia|

Stone Age West Asia: A building at Gobekli Tepe (ca. 9000 BC) Stone Age West Asia By around 10,000 BC, people in West Asia were beginning to settle down in one place instead of traveling around, even though they were still hunting and gathering and fishing. What is gathering?  Probably this was because the end of the Ice Age was [...]

Joshua and Jericho – Bible stories

By |2017-08-24T09:17:53+00:00August 24th, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

Stone walls from ancient Jericho Here's another Bible story, telling what happened after Moses led the Jews out of Egypt. In this story, the Jews finally arrived back in Israel and Canaan, around 1200 BC. But they found that there were people living all over it! These people were the Canaanites (KAY-nan-eye-ts). So the Canaanites said, [...]

Trojan Horse Story – Greek mythology

By |2017-12-27T12:09:25+00:00July 16th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|

Earliest picture of the Trojan Horse story, on a  Greek vase ca. 670 BC The end of the Trojan War After the events of the Iliad and the death of Hector, the Trojan War still wasn't over. Neither the Greeks nor the Trojans seemed to be able to win, until one of the Greek kings, Odysseus of [...]