Old Western Culture

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  • Old Western Culture Epics Bundle

    A new bundled product, featuring Greeks: The Epics, and Romans: The Aeneid. Click on each link to learn more about the indivudal unit. Together they cover the major epics of classical antiquity! These two units make up 1 High School history credit. Join Wesley Callihan in this video course and experience his contagious enthusiasm for learning as he draws from decades of teaching experience by summarizing, expositing, and drawing connections as he guides you through the Great Books!

    This course is for High School age students, and is loved by adults as well.

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  • Old Western Culture History Bundle

    A new bundled product, featuring Greeks: The Histories, and Romans: The Historians. Click on each link to learn more about the indivudal unit. Together they form an overview of the historians of classical antiquity! These two units make up 1 High School history credit. Join Wesley Callihan in this video course and experience his contagious enthusiasm for learning as he draws from decades of teaching experience by summarizing, expositing, and drawing connections as he guides you through the Great Books!

    This course is for High School age students, and is loved by adults as well.

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  • Old Western Culture Workbooks

    Use this page to buy extra workbooks for Old Western Culture. You can buy the bundle of four workbooks for a year or a single workbook for one unit.

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  • Old Western Culture: Christendom


    Old Western Culture: Christendom
    is a full-year literature and history curriculum for high school students (and above). Hosted by storyteller and veteran teacher Wesley Callihan and other classical educators, learn about the greatest and most influential works in Western Civilization. Learn about St. Benedict, Charlemagne, and Alfred the Great in the first unit, Early Medievals. Discover the real story behind the Crusades in the second unit, The Defense of the Faith. Travel through through Dante's Divine Comedy in the third unit, The Medieval Mind. And finally, sit down with John Calvin and other Reformers and learn about the Reformation in the final unit, The Reformation.

    We also offer live classes for Christendom and writing and grading services.

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  • Old Western Culture: Early Moderns

    Old Western Culture: Early Moderns, is a full-year literature and history curriculum for high school students (and above). Learn about the greatest and most influential works from the early modern period. Study the poetry, theology, novels, and political treatises of this period from a Christian perspective! Enjoy!

    Note: This year of Old Western Culture is still in production. Units 1 and 2 are available immediately via streaming. DVDs and workbooks for the full year will ship once they are complete, slated for summer 2019.

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  • Old Western Culture: The Greeks


    Old Western Culture: The Greeks
    is a full-year literature and history curriculum for high school students (and above). Guided by storyteller and veteran teacher Wesley Callihan, learn about the greatest and most influential works in Western Civilization, starting with the two epics poems by Homer, the Iliad and the Odyssey. Discover the genius of the Greek playwrights at describing human emotion. Enjoy the winding story telling of Herodotus, the “Father of History.” And ponder human nature with Plato and Aristotle. See how God used these Pagan works in the history of the world, and particularly in the history of God’s people. Enjoy!

    We also offer live classes for the Greeks and writing and grading services.

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  • Old Western Culture: The Romans


    Old Western Culture: The Romans
    is a full-year literature and history curriculum for high school students (and above). Guided by storyteller and veteran teacher Wesley Callihan, travel through Vergil's Aeneid, the masterpiece of epic literature which has shaped story for centuries. Learn how Rome was founded, and how its culture and technology prepared the way the spread of the church.  In the second unit, The Historians, watch the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through the eyes of its historians. In the third unit, Early Christianity, come alongside the early church fathers as they struggle with a collapsing empire and terrible persecution. In the fourth unit, Nicene Christianity, experience the struggle against heresy and the fight for proper doctrine through the creeds and councils of the early church, and meet St. Augustine, one of the greatest theologians.

    We also offer live classes for the Romans and writing and grading services.

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  • Romans: Early Christianity

    Romans: Early Christianity introduces students to the writings of the post-apostolic authors and their historical context. Learn about the persecutions of the early Christians and how they held fast to the faith as chronicled by the historian Eusebius. As the Church becomes more established, learn how early theologians defended the faith against various false doctrines, as was the case with Irenaeus, the Bishop of Lyon. Learn about the writings of The Apologists, Clement of Alexandria, and Justin Martyr, as well as one of the earliest Christian text after the close of the Canon, the Didache.

    Purchase the Early Christianity Reader here.

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  • Romans: Nicene Christianity

    Romans: Nicene Christianity introduces students to the creeds and councils of the early Church and the fascinating story of how they came about. Wesley Callihan guides students through Augustine’s Confessions and City of God, and selections from John Chrysostom, Athanasius, and Boethius. Learn how the late Roman Christians viewed themselves as the last remnants of Paganism fell, and the Christian defence mounted by Augustine against the accusations that Rome fell because she abandoned the Pagan gods. Learn how Athanasius influenced the Council of Nicea as the Church gathered to discuss the deity of Christ.

    Purchase the Nicene Christianity Reader here.

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  • Romans: The Aeneid

    ROMANS: THE AENEID unpacks one the greatest classics of the West, the Aeneid of Vergil, whose impact profoundly influenced both Roman society and medieval Christianity. Wesley Callihan guides the student through the plot, poetic devices, background, philosophy, history, and aesthetics of the poem, as well as its lasting influence on Western culture and civilization. He then briefly turns to the Roman epics of Ovid, Lucretius, Lucan, and Statius.

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