Learn about St. Benedict, Charlemagne, and Alfred the Great in the first unit, Early Medievals. Discover the real story behind the Crusades. Travel through Dante's Divine Comedy, and finally, sit down with John Calvin and other Reformers and learn about the Reformation.
Christendom offers a complete literature and history course. Intended for high school aged students (14+), as well as for the adult enrichment student.
Christendom offers the student an overview of the history, theology, philosophy, and poetry produced by Christian authors from the early medieval period to the Renaissance.
Preview clips from Old Western Culture's video lectures.
Works from the early medieval period such as The Rule of Saint Benedict, Ecclessiastical History of the English People, and Beowulf
Works by Christian authors from the high Middle Ages such as Anselm of Canterbury, Geoffrey of Monmouth, and Jacobus de Voragine.
An abridgement of Thomas Aquinas' Compendium and the entire Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.
A wide selection of Reformation and Renaissance era works ranging from Luther's Ninety-Five Theses to The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser.