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The History in our Language: Idioms from Ancient Times, Part 2

Some of our common English sayings have a very ancient past.  As a follow-up to The History in our Language: Idioms from Ancient Times, Part 1, here is Part 2 of idioms with ancient roots.

The History in our Language: Idioms from Ancient Times, Part 1

*Originally published on February 7, 2013, this is the first post in our Ancient Idioms series. Don’t miss Part 2 on Thursday! It’s no secret that English is heavily influenced by Latin and Ancient Greek – especially if you’ve ever had to … Continue reading

Summer Reading Recap: Mesopotamia and the Middle East

It’s time to head back to school and if you’re a teacher that means decorating your classroom and finishing up your lesson plans. We’re here to help you out with free resources on ancient Mesopotamia and the Middle East. From … Continue reading

Summer Reading Recap: Greece

For those of you returning to school this September, today we’re bringing you up to speed on ancient Greece. Make sure you’re the first one to raise your hand this year when the teacher says, “Where is the birthplace of … Continue reading

Summer Reading Recap: Rome

Summer is winding down and kids are heading back to school. There are supplies to organize, bags to pack and school clothes to buy. But you also want to make sure they are ready to reboot from a long summer. … Continue reading

Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts Ancient Egyptian Blue: How the World’s First Synthetic Pigment Is Producing Tomorrow’s … Continue reading

Roman Empire

Roman Empire Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts Ancient Egyptian Blue: How the World’s First Synthetic Pigment Is Producing … Continue reading

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts Ancient Graffiti: From Pompeii to Smyrna The Ancient Roots of Modern … Continue reading

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula & Discussion Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts  Ancient Dentistry Part 1: Drills, Gemstones and Toothpaste! Ancient … Continue reading

The Middle East

The Middle East Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts Author PJ Hodge Presents “The Viaduct (A Ghost Story)” Celebrating … Continue reading