Ancient History

Free Ebooks to Study China

Posted in Ancient History, Culture, Eastern Civilization, Elementary, High School, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Middle School, Mythology on November 12, 2015

Chinese History and Culture A History of China – high school reading level Village Life in China – A snippet of life in a Chinese village circa 1899 Notable Women of Modern China (1912) China by Sir Henry Arthur Blake Peeps Into China – suitable for all ages Sidelights on Chinese Life China’s Story The Story Read More »

Free Ebooks To Study Ancient Greece

Posted in Ancient History, Elementary, High School, Middle School, Mythology, Public Domain, Western Civilization on April 23, 2015

One of the great things about studying ancient cultures in your homeschool is that there are plenty of public domain books available. In our home we try to cover history in a 4-year cycle. That way when we read about the Greeks and Romans when our youngest is 5, we will cover that time period Read More »

The Hammer: A Story of the Maccabean Times

Posted in Ancient History, Bible, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on January 7, 2014

The story of how Judas and his brothers led the movement which rescued the Jewish faith from this peril is the story which we have endeavoured to tell in this volume. An exciting retelling of the Maccabean Revolt For lovers of history, Bible study, and Jewish heritage! This history reader is by Alfred John Church, Read More »

Long-ago People {British History}

Posted in Ancient History, Culture, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on January 27, 2013

From the author of Children of Ancient Rome comes a collection of stories about primitive man. These stories were originally told to children at camp, who were asking questions about how man used to live.  There are 18 tales about the people of Britain before recorded history. Download Long-ago People from

Lords Of The World (Carthage and Corinth)

Posted in Ancient History, High School, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on November 26, 2012

The year 146 B.C. was an annus mirabilis in the development of Roman dominion. Of course it had long been a foregone conclusion that Carthage and Corinth must fall before her, but the actual time of their overthrow was made all the more striking by the fact that both cities perished in the same year, and that both were Read More »