24 Exciting Plays for Ancient History Classes

24 Exciting Plays for Ancient History Classes

by Dean R. Bowman
Publisher: Walch Publishing
Trade Paperback, 177 pages
Price: $26.00

Students get personally involved in events and cultures from ancient history with these entertaining dramatizations. This reproducible book gives you 24 short plays designed primarily for in-class readings of 10-15 minutes. They also can be adapted easily for stage presentations.

Dramatizations in the book include:

  • Problems of Early Peoples
  • Life in Ancient Sumer
  • Egypt, 2500 B.C.
  • Abraham, Monotheism and the Covenant
  • Kush, Africa's Oldest Interior Empire
  • Hammurabi and His Law Code
  • The Shang Dynasty: The Birth of Chinese Civilization
  • Crete, Home of Europe's First Civilization: The Minoan
  • The Israelites Flee Egypt and Receive the Law
  • Ruth of the Old Testament
  • The Life and Times of David
  • Life in the Ancient Western Hemisphere
  • Daniel, the Prophet
  • The Buddha and the Five Visitors
  • Ancient Athens: Citizen Debate
  • Ancient Greece: 432-399 B.C.
  • Alexander the Great: Dream to the Winds
  • Asoka and the Mauryan Empire
  • Ancient China: The Ch'in and Han Dynasties
  • Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
  • New Testament Times: The Parable of the Good Samaritan
  • Rome, A.D. 67
  • Christianity and the Roman Empire in the West
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