Myths And Legends Of Ancient Greece And Rome

Posted in Ancient History, Middle School, Mythology, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on November 10, 2012

In appearance, the gods were supposed to resemble mortals, whom, however, they far surpassed in beauty, grandeur, and strength; they were also more commanding in stature, height being considered by the Greeks an attribute of beauty in man or woman. They resembled human beings in their feelings and habits, intermarrying and having children, and requiring Read More »

Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends

Posted in Ancient History, Culture, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Mythology, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on September 23, 2012

This book is fun, and full of illustrations that are large and would make excellent coloring pages! There is a wealth of delightful imagination in the legends and folk-lore of the Jews of a later period which is almost entirely unknown to children. Some of the stories in this book are from the Scriptures.  Some Read More »

Aunt Charlotte’s History Stories

Posted in American History, Ancient History, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on August 13, 2012

Charlotte Mary Yonge was a prolific author during the late 1800′s.  She wrote mostly novels, but also several history books for children. One of those series was her “Aunt Charlotte’s stories” set of books.  They are written in a relaxed, narrative style that is great for reading out loud. Two of those series are the Read More »

History of Art in Ancient Egypt

Posted in Ancient History, Art, College Prep, Culture, High School, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Mythology, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on July 11, 2012

The two volumes in the set of A History of Art in Ancient Egypt are chock-full of great information and images to use in your studies! These would be great for an older student to read as part of an art-study, humanities credit, or ancient civilizations. Each of the volumes contains over 150 illustrations! Download Read More »