Links to Unit 3: Greece, Britain, and Puerto Rico
The links below will allow you to explore the countries and cultures featured in Unit 6.
A Tour of Ancient Olympia
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/ Olympics/ site.html
In Greek mythology, Zeus was king of the gods. To honor him, Greeks established the Olympic Games in the city of Olympia. Tour the ancient city and see the sites that the Greeks built, including the Temple of Zeus.
Map of Ancient Greek World
http://plato-dialogues.org/ tools/ gk_wrld.htm
Click on select cities or regions of ancient Greece to read more about them.
http://www.britannia.com/ travel/ magical/ magic7.html
The city of Glastonbury, in England, is rumored to have been the site of King Arthur?s Camelot. Find out what makes Glastonbury such a magical place.
The Taíno World
http://www.elmuseo.org/ taino/ tainoworld.html
Learn more about the Taíno people, who were the original inhabitants of Puerto Rico and were the first people Christopher Columbus encountered in the New World.
Western Europe, A.D. 469
http://www.sci.gu.edu.au/ ~wiseman/ DECB/ DECB-Emap.html
This map shows what Western Europe looked like around the time of King Arthur?s birth, and what groups controlled each area.
Welcome to Puerto Rico!
"Welcome to Puerto Rico!" provides a wonderful, comprehensive overview of this Caribbean island, including information on its food, culture, history, geography, and more.
The Middle Ages
http://school.discovery.com/ homeworkhelp/ worldbook/ atozhistory/ m/360060.html
The term Middle Ages describes a time that roughly spans from 400 A.D. to 1500 A.D. This article describes what Europe was like during the time of King Arthur, and beyond.