Travel through Vergil's Aeneid, the masterpiece of epic literature which has shaped story for centuries. Learn how Rome was founded, and watch its rise and fall through the eyes of its historians. Come alongside the early church fathers, leading up to the great St. Augustine, as they struggle with a collapsing empire, terrible persecution, and heresy within the church.
The Romans offers a complete literature and history course. Intended for high school aged students (14+), as well as for the adult enrichment student.
The Romans offers the student an overview of the literature written by the great pagan authors of Rome and of the early church fathers' foundational theological works.
Preview clips from Old Western Culture's video lectures.
Vergil's classic epic poem
The works of Roman historians such as Livy, Plutarch, and Sallust.
The works of early church fathers such as Ignatius, Justin Martyr, and Irenaeus.
The works of Nicene church fathers such as Athanasius, Chrysostom, and Augustine.