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ZOOM Ancient Civilizations
$19.95 (Win98/98SE/2000/ME/XP) (Mini Retail) (ANCCIVILPR)Windows NT NOT Supported!

Publisher: Topics

Reference / Exploration

Travel Across Continents, And Across Time!

Traverse the path of history through the sands of time when TOPICS Presents™ Ancient Civilizations on CD-ROM. 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, you¹ll be enthralled to discover the huge artistic and scientific debts we owe to a civilization 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.

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 22 full-color photos
  • Riveting images from sites on 5 continents
  • Temples, tombs, totems & more!


Windows:Windows® 98, 98SE, 2000, ME, XP, Pentium® 166 MMX or better , 48 MB RAM 800x600 display, thousands of colors 16X CD-ROM drive Sound card mouse Print r (optional) Internet Access (optional

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