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Course Registration No. SOC-738


Designed as part of Roman Studies I.  
Roman History I & II: Two-part, full-year course.  18-week course plan, includes readings and assignments from Christ the King: Lord of History;  Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: Volume 1;  Livy: The Early History of Rome;  Livy: Rome and Italy;  Livy: The War with Hannibal;  Plutarch's Lives: Volumes 1 and 2;  Sallust: The Conspiracy of Catiline.





Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
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474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.


Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
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ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.


Livy: The Early History of Rome (Books I-V)

  • Author: Titus Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1960. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140441042        978-0140441048
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432 pages.


Livy: Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from its Foundation

  • Author: Titus Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1982. Print.
  • Translator: Betty Radice
  • ISBN: 0140443886        978-0140443882
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384 pages.


Livy: The War with Hannibal: Books XXI-XXX of the History of Rome from its Foundation

  • Author: Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1965. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey De Selincourt
  • ISBN: 014044145X        
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712 pages; maps; chronological table; index.


Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
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816 pages.


Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
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752 pages.


Sallust : The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline

  • Author: Sallust
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Books, 1963. Print.
  • Translator: S. A. Handford
  • ISBN: 0140441328        
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240 pages; Penguin Classics; Reissue edition (February 28, 1964); 2 parts; 19 chapters; maps; index.



STAA Study Guide: Roman Studies I, A Track • Biology IA

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
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Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.