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Ancient History Primary Sources

Ancient Near East (Mesopotamia, Babylon, Assyria, Ugarit, Phoenicia, Persia, and Hittites)

Laments for Ur

Epic of Gilgamesh: Sumerian Flood Myth

Babylonian Proverbs

Babylonian Myth: Ishtar's Descent into the Underworld

Code of Hammurabi Text

Ancient Near East Primary Source Images

Ancient Egypt

Egyptian Book of the Dead Declaration of Innocence

The Armana Letters

Great Hymn to Aten

Ancient Egypt Primary Source Images

Ancient Greece

Herodotus on the Minoans

Plutarch on King Minos

Pericles' Funeral Oration

On the Kings of Sparta by Herodotus

Plato's Philosopher King from The Republic

The Minoans Primary Source Images

The Mycenaeans Primary Source Images

Ancient Greece Primary Source Images

Ancient Rome

The Twelve Tables of Roman Law

On the Laws by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Tacitus on the Christians

Ancient Rome Primary Source Images

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