The Ancient Mediterranean and Mesopotamia

Dickson College, Semester 1, 2011

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Oral Presentation Research ResourcesBradley, P (1999), Ancient Egypt Reconstructing the Past, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
PBS: Egypt's Golden Empire
HSC: The Period of Thutmose III
Digital Egypt for Universities
Ancient History section of the DC Library History page.
ABC-CLIO is a great database that Dickson College students can access from the DC Library History page. Talk to Tom or the librarians to get the password.
The ACT Library is useful, particularly its e-resources section. Find out how to join here.
The National Library is another research avenue, including its e-resources section.
Google books and Google scholar

Essay resourcesTextual references
Reference generator - Harvard system
Inserting quotes into essays
How to write a bibliography
external image pdf.png The complete guide to Harvard Referencing
See the PPT on annotated bibliographies

Important DocumentsOral Presentation Task

Presentation Schedule
Unit Outline
DC Student Calendar
History Course Framework
BSSS Policy and Procedures Manual 2011
Essay Task
Essay assessment rubric

Important DatesFeb 24: 'Meet the Teacher' evening
March 16: Short Answer Test (20%)
April 7: Parent-Teacher Night
April 15: Draft research essay due
May 4: Research essay due (30%)
May 16: Oral presentations (25%)
June 20: Document test (25%)

The Ancient Mediterranean & Mesopotamia on ClioThe World of Gilgamesh Danielle Dencio, 2007 | Hammurabi's Code Blaise Joseph, 2009

Tom's Contact
Humanities Faculty, 62056480

Blogging the Bible
The Outline of History by H. G. Wells
Wikipedia - History of Mesopotamia
The History Files - Ancient Mesopotamia
Royal Tombs of Ur
Ancient Mesopotamia Chronology
The History of the Ancient Near East - Electronic Compendium
Sumerian Language Page
The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature
Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative
Chronology of Ancient Egypt
Cradles of Civilization, David Neiman
Mesopotamian Timeline
Jews, Christians and Judaeo-Christians, Geza Vermes, Standpoint, December 2011
The Big Reveal (Why does the Bible end that way?), Adam Gopnik, March 5, 2012
The Bible's Buried Secrets, narrated by Liev Schreiber (Nova in association with the National Geographic Channel)
How Did Writing Begin?: Tony Sagona
Tracing the Origins of Indo-European Languages