Detail map of ancient Mesopotamia

Teaching the Middle East

Scholars from the University of Chicago developed, and master teachers tested, this resource to provide an overview of Middle Eastern cultures and their contributions to the world.

  • Following the Great Wall of China: Interactive Map

    Created October 17, 2010
  • Path of the Black Death: Questions and Answers

    Created October 6, 2010
  • The Path of the Black Death: Interactive Map

    Created September 30, 2010
  • Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: 'You Kiss by the Book'

    Created September 23, 2010
    Kiss by the Book: Romeo and Juliet

    Learn how Shakespeare used the sonnet tradition to enhance his stagecraft by performing a scene from this timeless tragedy.

  • 'You Kiss by the Book': Sonnet Unscrambler

    Created September 23, 2010
  • Launchpad: 'You Kiss by the Book'

    Created September 23, 2010
  • On the Road with Marco Polo: Brochure Press

    Created September 21, 2010