Hanukkah begins

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Shah Ismail I of Persia (1487-1524)

Encyclopædia Iranica

The Encyclopædia Iranica is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent and  will eventually cover all aspects of Iranian history, political science, art, archaeology, and culture as well as all Iranian languages and literatures.

Sun, Moon, and Five Peaks, det.

Treasures of Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty: 1392-1910

Celebrate the artistic achievements of the Joseon Dynasty, including ritual wares used in ancestral rites and Buddhist worship, with this exhibition website from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Includes teaching resources and a family guide.

Italian Renaissance Learning Resources

In this free resource on Italian Renaissance Art from the National Gallery of Art and Grove Art Online, students can explore thematic essays, more than 340 images, and 42 primary source texts in eight different units with printable activity guides and discussion questions related to each unit.

  • The Search for Timbuktu

    Created September 24, 2012

    Octavio Paz Lozano, Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, born

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    March 31, 1914
    Genghis Khan

    Legacy of Genghis Khan

    This exhibition examines the important artistic and cultural achievements that occurred in the Iranian world in the aftermath of the Mongol invasions.

    Genghis Khan

    Legacy of Genghis Khan

    This exhibition examines the important artistic and cultural achievements that occurred in the Iranian world in the aftermath of the Mongol invasions.

  • Greek Alphabet Interactive

    Created January 13, 2012
    world history map from bridging world history website

    Bridging World History

    Part of the Annenberg Foundation's Learner.Org site, this rich website supports the study of World History with classroom materials and professional development tools. Materials include videos, an audio glossary, a thematically-organized interactive, and more.