Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Animated Historical Maps

This site has over 175 online animated maps. You have to have an account to access the vast majority but many are free. For example there are two great animated maps of ancient Greece. One is an overview of Greece from Mycenae and Greek colonization to the the empire of Alexander the Great. Another free Greek map offers an overview of Greek democracy. Other animated maps include the Age of Discovery, World War I and World War II.

1 comment:

Old Map said...

It really does sound interesting! Maps are such an important part of life–whether they are made of paper or are digital–and it would interesting to learn their history and how they came to be.
You can get more info on Old map