History of the World Year I: Ancient World

History covered:
  • Mesopotamia
  • Egypt
  • Hebrews
  • Assyrians
  • Phonecians
  • Babylonians
  • Persians
  • Greeks
  • Etruscans
  • Celts

The unit on the Hebrews can be found no where else. Jessica traces all the Jewish feasts given to Moses by God and as each is celebrated, she shows which feasts have been fulfilled and which are yet to be fulfilled.

Literature read:

  • The Bible - Genesis -through most of the prophets
  • Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Illiad - Homer
  • The Odyssey
  • Aesop’s Fables
  • Plato's Republic
  • Oedipus Rex - Sophocles
  • Medea - Euripedes
  • Antigone - Sophocles
  • Prometheus - Aeschyluse

Table of Contents:

INTRODUCTION
HOW TO STUDY HISTORY

  1. Organizing Your Year
  2. Research and Reference
  3. Why Study History?
  4. The Science of Archaeology
MESOPOTAMIA
  1. The Fertile Crescent
  2. Abraham Came Out of Ur
THE EGYPTIANS
  1. The Nile
  2. The Pyramids
  3. Art, Mythology, and Religion
  4. The Dynasties of the Pharaohs
  5. Daily Life
THE INDUS VALLEY
  1. The Harappan Civilization
THE HEBREWS AND THEIR NEIGHBORS
  1. Moses and the Exodus
  2. The Promised Land
  3. The Conquest of Canaan
  4. Ancient Israel from the Judges to Saul
  5. King David and His Times
  6. Solomon and the Temple
  7. The Phoenicians
  8. The Divided Kingdom
  9. The Assyrians
  10. The Babylonians and the Captivity
  11. The Persians and the Return to Jerusalem
THE GREEKS
  1. The Minoans
  2. The Myceneans
  3. Introduction to Greece
  4. Sparta
  5. Athens
  6. The Persian War
  7. Art, Architecture, and Literature
  8. Science and Philosophy
  9. Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
  10. The World of Alexander
THE FOUNDATIONS OF ROME
  1. The Etruscans
  2. The Celts
  3. The Latins and the Founding of the City
Included in purchase:

  • Student Text (400+ pages)
  • Teacher's Guide (100 pages)
  • Maps
  • Complete Timelines (characters and lines to put them on)

$180.00

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