Teaching History with Living Books | biblicalhomeschooling.org

TEACHING HISTORY WITH LIVING BOOKS

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History of Western Civilization A biblical study of history begins with the history of Western Civilization. (Why?) Other civilizations and cultures may be studied as Western Civilization encounters them. However, the focus especially in the elementary years is the rise of Western Civilization, and of course the American nation if you are homeschooling in the […]

Landmark Books Guide to The Story of the Middle Ages | biblicalhomeschooling.org

LANDMARK BOOKS GUIDE TO THE STORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES

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No other books for children have so compellingly told the often exciting story of history than the Landmark book series published by Random House (roughly 4th through 7th grades). There will be no “twaddle” found here. The appropriate Landmark books are here keyed to their matching chapters in The Story of the Middle Ages. The […]

THUCYDIDES ON HISTORY

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“History is philosophy teaching by examples.” Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War The History of the Peloponnesian War* in three volumes, translated by S. T. Bloomfield, annotated from the best commentators and historians, and prefixed with the Life of Thucydides by the same author: Volume I, Volume II, Volume III. * The pictured quote […]