Topics presents Ancient Civilizations 4 cd-rom set
This engrossing 4-disc collection takes the user on a global journey across the vanished cultures that pique our interest and inspire Western awe even today.
Immerse yourself in Egyptian culture from prehistory to the present with Egypt: Voyage to the Land of the Pharaohs.
Cruise the chronology of the storied cities of Pompeii, Crete, Teothuican, and Petra with Academy Award winner Rod McKuen when you begin Exploring Ancient Cities.
And while Discovering Ancient Egypt, you'll be enthralled to discover the huge artistic and scientific debts we owe to a civilisation that vanished two millennia ago.
Finally, Ancient Civilizations by Tom Till presents almost two dozen captivating images from the portfolio of this award-winning photographer. The wonders and accomplishments of the globe's diverse historical cultures reverberate for today's computer-user when TOPICS Presents Ancient Civilizations.
Bonus inside! The Romans - a premium 22-inch by 34-inch foldout map from National Geographic!
Egypt: Voyage to the Land of the Pharaohs
The ultimate, all-encompassing Egyptian timeline from Tutankhamen to today! Egypt: Voyage to the Land of the Pharaohs journeys through the Valley of the Kings, introducing you to key Þgures such as Ramses and Cleopatra. Continue your interactive chronology as you experience Egypt¹s colonization by the Greeks and Romans, and the emergence of Christianity, culminating in a detailed exploration of modern Egypt
Egypt: Voyage to the Land of the Pharaohs features:
- Satellite photos along the Nile highlighting monuments & points-of-interest
- 10 tourist itineraries & narrated historical soundtracks
- 300+ files on gods, figures & sites
- 200+ literary extracts & 200+ Internet sites
Exploring Ancient Cities
Take a journey back in time, between the continents and the centuries, with Academy Award winners Rod McKuen and John Lewis as you set about Exploring Ancient Cities™. From the doomed ancient city of Pompeii to the Bronze Age palaces of Crete; the bustling Middle Eastern hub of Petra to the Mexican splendors of Teothuican, the stunning photography, renderings, and interactive maps contained herein will revive the history and culture of these fabled cities
Exploring Ancient Cities features
- 100 minutes of full-screen slide imagery with narration
- A thrilling visual overview of 4 ancient cities, including writings, murals, frescoes & sculpture
- 160+ text pages for in-depth study
Discovering Ancient Egypt
It was a culture that disappeared some 2,000 years ago, but not before bequeathing to the world a legacy of architecture, science, mathematics, and culture which survives to this day. Explore the amazing link between the ancestral and the up-to-date when you begin Discovering Ancient Egypt on CD-ROM.
Discovering Ancient Egypt features
- 1,700+ images & computer-generated reconstructions
- 16 video & interactive maps
- 240+ text pages
Ancient Civilizations by Tom Till
Peruse a stunning photographic album of wonders past and present with Ancient Civilizations by Tom Till, the evocative, full-color collection from the portfolio of award-winning, globetrotting photojournalist Tom Till. From the Temple of Poseidon to the Treasury at Jordan; Masada to Machu Picchu: these 22 breathtaking images will inspire and fascinate.
Ancient Civilizations by Tom Till features
- 22 full-colour photos
- Riveting images from sites on 5 continents
- Temples, tombs, totems & more!
Topics presents Ancient Civilizations System Requirements:
- Pentium 166 MMX or better
- Windows 95,98,Me,XP, works on Windows 7 32-bit
- 48 MB RAM
- 800x600 display, thousands of colours
- 16X CD-ROM drive
- Sound card
- Printer (optional)
- Internet Access (optional)
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