Final Projects Blog

FINAL PROJECT

For my final project I will be researching the city of Angkor in Cambodia and its rediscovery in the 1850’s. In doing so, I am hoping to gain a better understanding of the city’s rise and fall. I would like also to…

Mesoamerica

The Aztec, Inca, and Mayan states that made up Mesoamerica were some of the great civilizations, despite the fact that the wheel had not yet been invented in the Americas. They each had many more technological advances and achievements, making…

Week 6 – Mesoamerica

Though the wheel had not yet been invented in the Americas, it did not stop its civilizations from achieving greatness.  The Aztec, Inca, and Mayan states were three of the most incredible societies from American history. The Aztec people built…

Mesoamerican Technologies

Mayan rubber was made approximately 3,000 years before Firestone did for modern day tires. They made the substance by mixing the sap from rubber trees with the juice of morning glory vines. The morning glory juice kept the rubber from…

Final Project Blog – Maltese Megaliths

For my final project I will be researching the ancient megalithic temples of Malta, which at this time are believed to be the oldest free standing buildings on earth. I shall be researching the ancient people of Malta and exploring…

Final Project

For my final project, I will be researching Mount Nemrut. My research will include archaeological discoveries, finds and theories of how and why the statues were made. Furthermore, I would like to research the history of the time. The statues…

Week 5 – Traveling Atlantis

Atlantis: the most adventurous city to ever be relocated multiple times throughout the world. It really is a traveling city. The video on Atlantis for this week appears to have been aired in 2006 and has somewhat convincing archaeological evidence….

Blog-Week 5

The documentary “Atlantis: The Lost World” compares a hilltop city on the island of Crete to Plato’s stories of Atlantis. The video describes the architecture ‘vibing’ well with nature, as Plato’s stories told. The palatial city is impressive architecture-wise and…

Week 5 Blog Post – Atlantis

Atlantis has fascinated the hearts and minds of man ever since “egyptomania” swept through the United States. Since then there has been a desperate race to prove the existence of Atlantis by all means, invading every facet of society even…

Week 5 – Atlantis

Atlantis is believed to be a lost city that was extremely advanced for its time. Plato described this city in one of his writings, and wrote of it being destroyed in one day. People have been attempting to find this…