Year 1 - Old Testament and Ancient Cultures Before Christ
Uses as its focal point the Biblical history of the Israelites as the "chosen people" sent to prepare the world for the coming of the Messiah. Within this context, study the surrounding cultures of the Mediterranean world: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome - the seedbed of Western Civilization.
Time span: Early world through 63 B.C. This lays the foundation for your history studies. We strongly recommend you begin here.