This lavishly illustrated full-color set is organized by the time frames that mirror the National Standards for world history for grades 6-12. An ideal supplement to all the major textbooks, it offers appealing and comprehensive biographies of history's most influential figures - both famous and infamous."Lifelines in World History" features biographies of figures from Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Southwest Asia, and covers the most significant events and trends in world history. Each volume includes 15-20 biographies, and in addition to biographical information, each entry includes engaging sidebars that feature key dates, more people to know, words from their time, and cultural connections. The set also includes numerous full-color maps.
Table of Contents
Lifelines in the Ancient World; List of Illustrations; About Lifelines in World History; Alexander III, The Great; Archimedes; Ashoka the Great; Attila the Hun; Augustus Caesar; Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama); Cleopatra VII; Confucius; Cyrus the Great; Euclid; Herodotus; Jesus of Nazareth; Justinian I; Quetzalcoatl (Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl); Sargon of Akkad; Shi Huangdi (Qin Shi Huangdi; Shi Huang-Ti); Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle; Solomon; Thutmose III.