Extreme Web Surfs!
Friday, February 13, 2004
ANCIENT HISTORY AND CULTURES
The Roman Army
PBS Site on the Ancient Greeks - well done, as usual..
Sparta Revisited .... most of us have a 'one dimensional' view of Sparta, from high school classes in which a few sentences on Spartan militarism preceded lengthy accolades about Athenian culture and democracy..this site might change that!
Ancient Egyptian Mathematics
The Phoenicians - another great site, by someone who feels the Phoenecians have received a lot of bad press the past few thousand years..
Cyrus the Great - devoted to this Persian Emperor..
And, though this brief survey doesn't really 'go there' , civilization was also happening in China. Take a look at these art treasures..
Yiddish Culture and Links
Jewish Song Database
Kosher Food - delivered to your door! This is a New Jersey 'deli' but it features mouth watering pictures of some of my favorite foods growing up (..hey, I was an Irish Catholic kid, but I knew good eating..) . Also a nice page of Yiddish expressions..
Online Film clips with Northern New England themes..
History of Dutch Comics ; and of course also available in Dutch..
A very nice site by Monks ; at least they had the sense to build their monastary in Florida..
'When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.'