Little is known about the oldest eras of ancient Hebrew civilization because the culture was nomadic. The most distinct and long-lasting elements of ancient Hebrew civilization lay not in its architectural, artistic or d... More »

Religions least influenced by the Hebrews are those that predate the Hebrews and may even have influenced the Hebrews. The ancient Egyptians, ancient Indians, Sumerians, Babylonians and other cultures throughout Mesopota... More »

The geography of the area influenced where the Ancient Egyptians built most of their civilization. The geography also affected the materials the civilization used to build things, and it kept the civilization relatively ... More »

Although the Ancient Greek civilization was the first in the Western World to develop the political system of democracy, there were occasions when tyrants were able to rise to power in the Greek city-states. Peisistratos... More » History Ancient History

Research suggests that the people of the Indus Valley civilization were peaceful. No weapons or other forms of protection from invaders or other civilizations were used. According to, no evidence of a milit... More »

The culture of Ancient India influenced the modern world in multiple ways, with the most notable contributions being Buddhism, yoga and the numeral system that later developed into the Arabic numerals. The ancient Indian... More »

Language, cuisine and religious practices, including yoga, are the three most significant ways the culture of ancient India has influenced modern Western culture. Elements of ancient Indian architecture, art, dance and m... More »