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Personalities from the Past

By | Copyright Year:1998 | ISBN-13: 9780170091558

Personalities from the Past is the second in a series of books written for the NSW Ancient History syllabus. This comprehensive text closely follows the syllabus for both 2 Unit courses and provides a thorough foundation for the examination success.

Written in accessible language by experienced historians, Personalities form the Past is designed to stimulate students’ interest in Ancient History, regardless of their ability level.
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CONTENTS

Part 1 Egypt:
Old Kingdom Pharaohs
Hatshepsut
Akhenaten

Part 2 Greece:
Women in Classical Greece
Pericles
Alexander the Great
Cleopatra VII

Part 3 Rome:
Scipio Africanus
Caesar
Agrippina II
Christians in the Later Roman Empire

Part 4 Near East:
Jezebel
Xerxes
Sennacherib

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jennifer Lawless is an experienced Ancient History teacher, HSC exam marker and author. She has worked as a Met West history consultant and lecturer in History Education at the School of Teaching and Curriculum studies at the University of Sydney. Lawless is currently teaching at the Werrington College of TAFE and is President of the NSW History Teachers Association.

Kate Cameron is an experienced Ancient History teacher, HSC exam marker and author. She has been a history head teacher Mount Druitt High School. Cameron is currently lecturing in History Education at the School of Education at Macquarie University.

Thomas Catalanotto has taught history at several Sydney schools since graduating from the University of Sydney. His BA major was in biblical and Jewish history from Miami University, Ohio.

Dianne Hennessy is an experienced Ancient History teacher, HSC exam marker and author. She has been Principal of Bankstown Senior College and is currently Principal of Erskine Park high School.

Gary Kenworthy is an experienced Ancient History teacher, HSC exam marker and author. He currently teaches at Penrith High School.

Bill Leadbetter is an experienced Ancient History teacher and HSC marker. He is currently Education Officer at the Museum of Ancient Cultures at Macquarie University where he also lectures in Ancient History.

Alanna Nobbs is Associate Professor of Ancient History at Macquarie University. She has a long involvement with syllabus development and teaching of Ancient History in schools.

Kathryn Welch is a lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Sydney. She is an experienced Ancient History teacher, HSC marker and author.

FEATURES

A wide variety of archaeological and written evidence

In-depth development of essential skills

Comprehensive stimulus material and activities

Activities to consolidate knowledge and skills

Up-to-date research.

$79.95