History of the Kings of Britain

History of the Kings of Britain

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Item #: 036490
ISBN: 9780140441703
Grades: 6-12

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Author Geoffrey of Monmouth traces the history of Britain from its supposed founding to the arrival of the Saxons two thousand years later. Completed in 1136, Geoffrey tells of Albion, the time before the Romans, the coming of the Romans, Constantine, Merlin, Arthur, and many other figures from the early times of Britain. Translated from the original Latin by Lewis Thorpe, this edition includes a lengthy introduction and an extensive index. This is the edition that is recommended for use with the Veritas program. 373 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

Category Description for Veritas Press Omnibus Programs:

From the captivating introductory question "Why study this stuff?" to the glorious full-color artwork representations to the sheer comprehensiveness of the coverage, I am enthralled with these books. Omnibus is Latin for "all encompassing; everything." The publishers couldn't have picked a better

First Semester Primary Books: Beowulf, Confessions, Ecclesiastical History of the English People, Eusebius, The Church History, On the Incarnation of Our Lord, Rule of St. Benedict in English, The Song of Roland.

First Semester Secondary: The Dragon and the Raven, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Hobbit, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Nine Tailors.

Second Semester Primary: The Bondage of the Will, The Canterbury Tales, The Divine Comedy, Inferno, History of the Kings of Britain, Macbeth, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Second Semester Secondary: Henry V, King Richard III, The Return of the King, The Two Towers, Winning His Spurs.

Category Description for Veritas History Programs:

Instead of isolating Bible and Christian history from what was happening in the rest of the world, the folks at Veritas aim to incorporate it. They offer four different history time periods (each aimed at a different grade level and designed to take one school year) which take students from creation to the present. The program originally had three parts: teacher's manual, history cards (an absolutely essential element of the curriculum) and a memory song on audio CD. The song is sung by a woman with a pleasant voice at varying tempos and is designed as a type of auditory time line. The history cards are fantastic! They have many interesting facets (the more you study them, the more you learn). The cards from the various time periods are color coded and numbered - there are 32 cards in each pack. If the cards also relate to Bible history they have another color and another number. Each card has a picture (usually in full color) representing what it is about. For example, the card for Creation has a reproduction of the Creation of the sun and moon from the Sistine Chapel Ceiling by Michelangelo. Many of the other pictures on the other cards are famous paintings as well. Each card has a

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Classics Ser.
Young Adult
Lewis Thorpe (Translator) ; Lewis Thorpe (Introduction by)
Softcover Book
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Penguin Books
0.6 (lbs.)
7.75" x 5.25" x 1.0"
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