Background information:

Reading guide:

Middle Eastern Mythology Reading Guide Google.doc

Study Guide:

Middle East Mythology Quest Study Guide Google.Doc

Useful Internet Links:

Introduction to Egyptian Religion (5 minute video)

Ancient Egypt: The Mythology

The Egyptian Gods and Goddesses - British Museum Website

Mesopotamamian Gods and Demons

Egyptian Book of the Dead- explanation of each section
Egyptian Book of the Dead
Book of the Dead
The Book of the Dead -- For Kids

History of Persian Scripts -- Link to Persian Calligraphy

The Seven Tablets of Creation full online text of Enuma Elish


Hieroglyphic typewriter

Unit Project:

DO NOT USE ANY FORM OF A GENERAL ENCYCLOPEDIA FOR THIS PROJECT; DO NOT USE WIKIPEDIA FOR THIS PROJECT! If an encyclopedia is limited to ONE area (history, art, literature), that specific encyclopedia is approved for research. If you are unsure if a source is appropriate, please check with the instructor.

Study Guide:
Egyptian Books of the Dead

Ancient Sumer and the History of Writing

Sound of Ancient Languages

The Book of the Dead (British Museum)