“World History: Until 1400” CD ROM chronicles human developments from the time of the Sumerians to 1400. From military campaigns to the developments in technology and arts, this CD ROM provides an integrated overview of the major milestones in human history.

The Program Includes:
Fully Narrated Chronologies
500 Photographs and Drawings
35 History Shaper™ Biographies
50 Primary Source Documents
This program covers all of the major events in World History— from the dawn of Sumerian civilization until 1400. The CD has separate timelines for:

EUROPE
MID.EAST & AFRICA
ASIA
TECHNOLOGY


Each entry is
narrated and illustrated with a photograph or drawing (many are full-screen). A special section highlights the major technological advances that took place during these periods.

Events can be accessed through either the
regional chronologies, the world chronology, or through the alphabetical listing— each of which afford you entry to every event and other sections of the program.

Another key section of the program is the
Civilization section. That section includes information on each of the major civilizations. The Civilization sections include essays on women, art, and history of that civilization. Entries on daily life and technology are included in many of the selections.

The following civilizations are chronicled:

ASSYRIA BABYLONIA
BYZANTINE CHINA
EGYPT GREECE
INDIA ISLAM
ISRAELite JAPAN
MEDIEVAL PERSIA
ROME SUMERIANS


You can also access the main history chronology through the Civilization section.

The program’s
map section is linked to the major historical events. Thus, a user can easily find where an event has taken place.

There is a section with important
documents. This section includes:

Hammurabi's Code
Pope Urban's Appeal
Death of Socrates
The Trojan Women

Nearly 50 documents in all.

Finally, there is a
Biography section that covers some of the most important “History Shapers” of the time.