Cameron, K, Lawless, J, & Young, CM 2018, HTA Year 11: Ancient History, History Teachers’ Association of NSW Inc, Annandale NSW. EXPLORE 930 CAM
Using Linksplus in the Library catalogue
The Trojan War
Troy VII and the historicity of the Trojan War http://www.dartmouth.edu/~prehistory/aegean/?page_id=1079
This site rom Dartmouth College contains a description of Troy and examines the question of the historical truth of the Trojan War described in Homer’s epic poem.
Leonidas I King of Sparta
Museum of Classical Archaelogy https://museum.classics.cam.ac.uk/collections/casts/leonidas
Julius Caesar: historical background http://www.vroma.org/~bmcmanus/caesar.html
The Vroma site provides a timeline of events in the life of Julius Caesar, as well as links to modern assessments of Caesar, and references. Ancient Rome
DNA revelations from Otzi the Iceman’s leather and furs http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/08/dna-revelations-from-otze-the-icemans-leather-and-furs/
Arts Technica reports that scientists have analysed every minute detail of Otzi, a 5,300-year-old natural mummy found in the ice of the Italian Otztal Alps. DNA sequencing has revealed information about his clothing and lifestyle.
In our time, Spartacus http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03wq2p3
Melvyn Bragg and his guests on BBC radio discuss the life of Spartacus, the gladiator who led a major slave rebellion against the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC. He was an accomplished military leader, and the campaign he led contributed significantly to the instability of the Roman state in this period. Ancient Rome.
Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great: hunting for a new past http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/greeks/alexander_the_great_01.shtml
Professor Paul Cartledge provides the historical context of Alexander the Great, his character, the campaigner and hunter, his public image, and the literary text the Alexander Romance. A timeline is provided.