The Antiquity series has been updated for the 2018 Ancient History Stage 6 syllabus. This two-volume series, Antiquity 1 and Antiquity 2, offers complete support for teachers and their students in 2018 and beyond.
All content has been explicitly aligned to the new Ancient History Stage 6 syllabus.
Expert teachers have developed trusted, in-depth and appropriately levelled content.
A new, simplified structure organises content into manageable spreads and topics.
Unambiguous language is used throughout with visuals to support learning.
obook assess provides comprehensive student and teacher digital support, including answers to every question in the book, assessment and exam preparation support, videos and more.
New: Content includes the latest scientific developments in the field, up-to-date case studies and source material, and a unique focus on ethics – including the contestability of history: 'Who owns the bones?'.
New: 'Focus questions', 'Focus concepts and skills', and 'Learning outcomes' are clearly stated at the beginning of each chapter to guide teachers and students through the content.
New: 'Check your learning' questions for each topic allow students to review and expand on what they have learned.
New: 'Understanding and using the sources' questions throughout each chapter enhance student understanding of how to use and critically analyse historical sources.
New: A 'Profile' for each chapter allows for more in-depth learning about a historically significant person, event or phenomenon.
New: Bolstered by a digital platform, teachers will be equipped with an array of resources to effectively deliver the course, and students will be able to interact with content using a variety of digital tools, making for an engaging and enjoyable history lesson.
PART A: INVESTIGATING ANCIENT HISTORY – THE NATURE, METHODS AND ISSUES OF ANCIENT HISTORY
Chapter 1: The investigation of ancient sites and sources
Chapter 2: Historical authentication and reliability
Chapter 3: The representation of the ancient past
Chapter 4: Preservation, conservation and reconstruction of ancient sites
Chapter 5: Cultural heritage and the role of museums
Chapter 6: The treatment and display of human remains
Chapter 7: Historical investigation
PART B: INVESTIGATING ANCIENT HISTORY – CASE STUDIES
Chapter 8: Tutankhamun's tomb
Chapter 9: Thera
Chapter 10: Troy
Chapter 11: The Celts
Chapter 12: Ancient Australia: Lake Mungo
Chapter 13: Ashoka
Chapter 14: Persepolis
Chapter 15: Palmyra and the Silk Road
PART C: FEATURES OF ANCIENT SOCIETIES
Chapter 16: Women in ancient Greece and ancient Rome: a comparative study
Chapter 17: Death and funerary customs: Old Kingdom Egypt