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Unit 3: Weapons and warfare

This topic is not found anywhere in your textbooks! But there are plenty of other good places to look.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/weapons_01.shtml
http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/gabrmetz/gabr0001.htm
follow links for chapters 1 – 4 only
http://www.localhistories.org/weaponshist.html a good summary - first parts only
http://www.dragonswordsndaggers.com/page/846239 - some good stuff for lesson 3 onwards
http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa89 a major source
http://www.ancientmilitary.com/ancient-weapons.htm - another really good source

Lesson 1: What were the first weapons and how long ago were they?

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Lesson 2: Bows, arrows and Otzi

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http://www.mummytombs.com/otzi/theories.htm the web link to the page about theories about how Otzi died.
The front page of this section is: http://www.mummytombs.com/otzi/news.htm

Lesson 3: Greeks and Romans

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Lesson 4: The Vikings

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Lesson 5: Castles

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Link for homework: I have never had a problem with this one before - hope it works for you guys this time!
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/trebuchet/destroywave.html
A trebuchet game - kept me amused for quite a time! http://www.globalspec.com/Trebuchet/
I-phone games: http://www.jeffwofford.com/?p=418




Lesson 6: Gunpowder

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