Map of Ancient Civilizations
A list of ancient civilizations throughout the World. Click on the highlighted orange links to find information about ancient cultures and myths that interest you:
What makes a civilization?
New geological studies and extracted drill cores in places like the Mediterranean, reveal the past geographical environment that existed at the end of the last Ice Age, 8 000 years ago. Over 25 million square kilometers of primarily warm habitable dry land lay exposed above sea level, and became inundated, in a series of sudden catastrophic global floods. Ice Dams that held back large glacial lakes burst open, sending a volume of water the size of lake Ontario into the ocean in a matter of days. One of Graham Hancock's best books, Underworld: The Mysterious Origins of Civilization, explores the climatic upheavals occurring during that period.
Check out the bookstore for information, reviews and recommendations of books about ancient cultures and civilizations.
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- The Bridge of the Immortals in Huangshan China. Photo courtesy Brien Foerster http://t.co/4Zc4gbH1qQ
- A fair documentary on the possibility of a much earlier history in the deep Pacific, particularly surrounding the... http://t.co/R5duuSiYPY
- Good artistic sculptural evidence found within a famous Bixi stele monument displaying the intrinsic connection... http://t.co/6IVRhmmF1f