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Personalities from Ancient History: General information

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Shelf Numbers
Ancient Egypt                     932

Ancient Greece                   938
 

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Philosophers

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Pericles     this video explains the way a student should approach the research of a personality (namely Pericles) of ancient times.

 

 

Britannica Database

Britannica is an excellent source to start your search. Britannica also has magazine and journal articles sourced from such publications as “History Today”. Look for examples below:

Encyclopædia Britannica. (n.d.). Thucydides. Britannica School. Retrieved June 20, 2022, from https://school.eb.com.au/levels/high/article/Thucydides/72310

Encyclopædia Britannica. (n.d.). Thucydides. Britannica School. Retrieved June 20, 2022, from https://school.eb.com.au/levels/high/article/Thucydides/72310

Encyclopædia Britannica. (n.d.). Tacitus. Britannica School. Retrieved June 20, 2022, from https://school.eb.com.au/levels/high/article/Tacitus/70868

Encyclopædia Britannica. (n.d.). Pericles. Britannica School. Retrieved June 20, 2022, from https://school.eb.com.au/levels/high/article/Pericles/59246
Encyclopædia Britannica. (n.d.). Herodotus. Britannica School. Retrieved June 20, 2022, from https://school.eb.com.au/levels/high/article/Herodotus/40200

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