Ancient and Medieval History [Facts on File]

This comprehensive database gives a balanced, global view of the ancient world as it explores six ancient centers of civilization Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia. Spanning the period from the early Hominids 3 to 5 million years ago through 1522 CE, this authoritative resource features subject entries, biographies, primary sources, images, maps and charts, and timelines that are fully hyperlinked. Users can research each ancient civilization in depth or conduct comparative studies of events and developments across multiple civilizations. Web links direct users to some of the webs best educational sites. (Source: Facts on File)