History Archive

Term 1 2016 – Middle Ages (mainly Europe)

Following Charlotte Yonge’s book on Roman History has been great this term. She strikes a good

More wars: Samnites and Pyrrhus

All the short histories of Rome skip to the Punic Wars, so I wanted to read

Rome – Coriolanus, Cincinnatus and the Decemvirs

Continuing with Charlotte Yonge’s book, chapters 9 and 10 describe Coriolanus, Cincinnatus and the Decemvirs. This

Ancient Rome – government

We read chapters 7 and 8 of Charlotte Yonge’s book Young Folk’s History of Rome. This

The First Fleet

The Aborigines thought that the white people were gone for good, but that was not the

Captain Cook

Here’s the quiz: And here’s the book: The Voyage of the Endeavour by G Arnold Wood

Ancient Greece

Martin Joseph Kerney writes a great outline of history in A Compendium of Ancient and Modern

Australian History

To take some words of Fr. Martin Joseph Kerney: Before studying the history of other countries,

History

As a first course, how about History – such a huge subject. And should be something