The Ancient Euphrates
From the Set Geography of the World
Buranunu, Perath, and Furat are just a few of the names that have been given to this ancient river. Follow the Euphrates as it winds its way through the cradle of civilization and explore what makes this river such an important and distinctive part of our modern world.
- The Course of the River
- Plants and Animals
- The Euphrates, Past and Present
- A Useful River
- People along the River
- Looking to the Future
- A Euphrates River Almanac
- The Euphrates River in the News
- How to Learn More about the Euphrates River
Author: Charnan Simon
Charnan Simon has a BA in English literature from Carleton College and an MA in English literature from the University of Chicago. She has been an editor at both Cricket and Click magazines and has written more than 50 books for young readers. Ms. Simon lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband Tom, their daughters, Ariel and Hana, Sam the dog, and Lily and Luna the cats.