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Links to Unit 1: Greece, India, and Kenya

Links to Unit 1: Greece, India, and Kenya
Across Cultures

The links below will allow you to explore the countries and cultures featured in Unit 6.

The Ancient Greek World http://www.museum.upenn.edu/ Greek_World/ Index.html
Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, this site includes photographs of many ancient Greek artifacts relating to the daily life, economy, and religion of the time.

Odyssey Online: Greece http://carlos.emory.edu/ ODYSSEY/ GREECE/ homepg.html
Learn more about what ancient Greek life was like, and discover what the Greeks thought about war, sports, and entertainment. The site includes games to help you test your knowledge.

Kenya http://www.geographia.com/ kenya/
Explore the varied landscape and fauna of Kenya.

Akbar the Great http://www.wsu.edu:8080/ ~dee/ MUGHAL/ AKBAR.HTM
The Mughal (Mogul) dynasty controlled India from the early 16th century to the mid–18th century. Akbar was a Mughal emperor who ruled India from 1556 to 1605, and brought about many important reforms during that time.

Taj Mahal http://www.pbs.org/ treasuresoftheworld/ a_nav/ taj_nav/ main_tajfrm.html
Located in Agra, India, the Taj Mahal is regarded as one of the great architectural wonders of the world. PBS presents this informative site on the building of this beautiful structure. Read more about the touching love story that inspired its construction.