Course Registration No. SOC-738

COURSE OVERVIEW


The first of a two-semester course. Includes readings and assignments from Christ the King: Lord of History;  Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: Volume 1;  Livy: The Early History of Rome;  Livy: Rome and Italy;  Livy: The War with Hannibal;  Plutarch's Lives: Volumes 1 and 2;  Sallust: The Conspiracy of Catiline.

 

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
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474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
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ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Livy: The Early History of Rome (Books I-V) [tr. Aubrey De Selincourt]

  • Author: Titus Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1960. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140441042        978-0140441048
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432 pages.

 

Livy: Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from its Foundation

  • Author: Titus Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1982. Print.
  • Translator: Betty Radice
  • ISBN: 0140443886        978-0140443882
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384 pages.

 

Livy: The War with Hannibal: Books XXI-XXX of the History of Rome from its Foundation

  • Author: Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1965. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey De Selincourt
  • ISBN: 014044145X        
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712 pages; maps; chronological table; index.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
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816 pages.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
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752 pages.

 

Sallust : The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline

  • Author: Sallust
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Books, 1963. Print.
  • Translator: S. A. Handford
  • ISBN: 0140441328        
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240 pages; Penguin Classics; Reissue edition (February 28, 1964); 2 parts; 19 chapters; maps; index.

 

 

STAA Study Guide: Roman Studies I, A Track (Essay Writing A • Church History IA • Roman History IA • Roman Literature IA • Art & Architecture IA)

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2020. Print.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: Lulu

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need three study guides: one for each semester of the academic year and a science course plan booklet. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2021. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 7-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through July 31st. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

 


 

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