This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Join this Medieval History course for a comprehensive overview of the European Middle Ages that helps your student understand and make connections with history and today. (If you have younger students, this course fits perfectly with the Homeschool Connections Grade School Unit Study Program for grades 3-6.)
Middle School Medieval History provides a comprehensive overview of the European Middle Ages. Beginning with the Fall of Rome in the 5th century, this course will guide students through the formative events of the Middle Ages up until the dawn of the Renaissance. The course will cover important political developments, as well as cultural trends, literature, and interesting personalities of the period. Special consideration will be given to the influence of the Catholic Church on the formation of medieval life.
Class 1: The Early Middle Ages
Class 2: Byzantium & Islam
Class 3: Merovingians and Carolingians
Class 4: The Norsemen
Class 5: Medieval Christianity
Class 6: The Feudal Age
Class 7: The Crusades
Class 8: Towns and Merchants
Class 9: Pilgrims and Mendicants
Class 10: Medieval Education
Class 11: The Latter Middle Ages
Class 12: The Close of the Middle Ages
The Book of the Middle Ages by Dorothy Mills (ISBN: 978-1-61538-114-2, available from Memoria Press https://www.memoriapress.com/curriculum/classical-studies/book-of-the-middle-ages/),
The Book of the Middle Ages Student Guide by Matthew Anderson (ISBN: 1615382569), and
The Book of the Middle Ages Teacher Guide by Matthew Anderson (ISBN: 1615382577). The entire set can be purchased for $39.95 from Memoria Press (https://www.memoriapress.com/curriculum/classical-studies/book-middle-ages/)
*Note* Memoria Press also offers digital versions of all of these books at a much lower price than the printed editions.
Homework: Homework will consist in weekly reading from the textbook, self-graded weekly work out of the student book, and quarterly automated online quizzes. The estimated homework commitment per week is two hours. There is no answer key booklet included with this course.