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Our favorite Ancient Civilizations Atlas

Do your students need a great atlas for Ancient Civilization studies?  Our favorite, hands down, is John Haywood’s The Penguin HISTORICAL ATLAS OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS.  It is an inexpensive paperback loaded with maps and information that is clearly organized.  The major categories this fine resource book are: The Ancient Near East The African Civilizations The First Civilizations […]

lighthouse blog


Lighthouses are depended upon by sailors — and loved by tourists for their often quaint and unusual shapes. Lighthouses are structures that project bright signal lights.  These unique buildings, which are often tower-like, have a sole purpose:  to protect sailers and their vessels.  Lighthouses have been built since ancient times to provide illumination to alert sailors navigating in boats […]