What is another word for ancient history?

283 synonyms found


[ ˈe͡ɪnʃənt hˈɪstəɹˌi], [ ˈe‍ɪnʃənt hˈɪstəɹˌi], [ ˈeɪ_n_ʃ_ə_n_t h_ˈɪ_s_t_ə_ɹ_ˌi]

Synonyms for Ancient history:

How to use "Ancient history" in context?

Ancient history refers to the chronological period before the present, which in the Western world is typically dated as starting with the beginning of the classical period in Greece (c. 750 BC), and ending with the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 AD. Prior to this, the ancient period was historically divided into prehistory and history. Prehistory refers to the period before written records, while history describes the period after they are written.Ancient history is often thought of as the distant past, and is often studied in school as part of the humanities. It is important to remember that ancient history is not static, but changes over time.

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