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A Brilliant Propagandist

Friday, November 15th, 2019

“The most brilliant propagandist technique will yield no success unless one fundamental principle is borne in mind constantly and with unflagging attention. It must confine itself to a few points and repeat them over and over. Here, as so often in this world, persistence is the first and most important requirement for success.” –from “War […]

Don’t forget about free Amazon Kindle today — Ancient History from Primary Sources

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn This illustrated reference book guides the student on a selective timeline tour through ancient history, outlining the major events and personalities and noting the primary literary sources from which these things are known. Covers the period from the creation of the world […]

Three categories of ancient literature and how to decide what to read

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Three categories of ancient literature: 1. Authors who are useful (but should be pre-read) Generally speaking, the more useful works are found in the categories of history, geography, biography, oratory, rhetoric, logic, grammar, science, medicine, mathematics, architecture, military, agriculture, and fables. We recommend that they be pre-read by parents. Remember, all of these works are […]

Ancient History — Using Primary Sources

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Sample pages from Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline This book will be free on Amazon Kindle October 2-3.

Using primary sources whenever practical is a hallmark of classical education

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Review of our book Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Cathy Duffy “Long-time advocates of classical education, the Bluedorns have come up with a way to make classical education less costly in terms of both time and money. Using primary sources whenever practical is a hallmark of classical education, but generally that […]

Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline — Free October 2-3

Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn This illustrated reference book guides the student on a selective timeline tour through ancient history, outlining the major events and personalities and noting the primary literary sources from which these things are known. Covers the period from the creation of the world […]

Resource for your new school year — list of historical fiction by time period

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Ancient History (4000 B.C. – 400 A.D.) Luke’s Quest by Caroline Dale Snedeker The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah by Joanne Williamson and Daria M. Sockey The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt by G.A. […]

Twelve ancient authors and 44 significant excerpts concerning Alexander the Great including snakes and sea monsters

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Ancient Literature: Significant Excerpts from the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your History Curriculum, Volume Two – Alexander the Great Use primary sources to enhance your study of ancient history. This 94-page ebook can be used to supplement any ancient history curriculum and is suitable for ages ten through adult. […]

Are you looking for a way to include primary sources into your history lessons?

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Add value to your history curriculum — Julius Caesar free on Kindle for 3 days Are you looking for a way to include primary sources into your history lessons? Ancient Literature — Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your History Curriculum Volume One — Julius Caesar Volume […]

Ancient History from Primary Sources on sale this week

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn is on sale this week. Normally priced at $29, this week you can buy it for $16. Plus, with your order you will receive (upon request) Ancient Literature — Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to […]

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