Portfolio Category: Ages 12-17

Ashes of Nineveh – Fall of Assyria

Ashes of Nineveh – Fall of Assyria

Among the major events that took place in the ancient Near East, none were more earth-shattering than the fall of the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh. The demise of Nineveh ...
Ḫammurapi’s Code

Ḫammurapi’s Code

Dating to the 1700s BCE, Hammurabi’s Code is one of the oldest sets of laws. These laws help shed light on what life was like in Ancient Babylonia. In this ...
Who Invented Trousers?

Who Invented Trousers?

Gender equality may have been advanced in steppe nomad tribes of antiquity where both men and women wore practical trousers, the first tailored garments created for riding horses, hunting, warfare, ...
Secret Hunting Language

Secret Hunting Language

This class explores the secret language of the hunters, Schak’webze, which was used by Circassian princes & nobles in their hunting expeditions. It also explores the many other secret languages ...
Medieval World History

Medieval World History

Turmoil, crisis & the creation of states. From the sophisticated society of Central Asia to the horrors of the Black Death, the Middle Ages were a period of massive social ...