Integrated Humanities II

Integrated Humanities II

Regular price $710.00


Course Description: Students taking this course will benefit from the integration of History, Literature, and Theology in true liberal arts fashion. The facts and events of ancient history are illuminated by literature and primary sources of the time period, along with thought-provoking essays written by a wide range of contemporary scholars and educators. Class discussions encourage students to understand these events and their repercussions in light of ultimate things, always with the goal of becoming more like our Savior, Jesus Christ.

For more information, please see this article: What do you mean by "Integrated Humanities"? 

Credits: 3 (1 History, 1 English/Literature, 1 Bible/Theology); Honors

The Int. Humanities I-IV courses are intended for high school students.

Mtg. Days:  Mon., Tues., Wed., & Thur. (4 days each week)



  • Omnibus IV: The Ancient World, Student Textbook, 2nd or 3rd ed.

Each teacher will select books from the following list which the students will read either entirely or in part (the teachers may not necessarily include every title listed below, but will include much of this classic literature):

Semester 1: Primary Books and Secondary Books

  • The Iliad, by Homer
  • Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides
  • The Bacchae and Other Playsby Euripides (translation by Phillip Vellacott)
  • Lysistra and Other Plays, by Aristophanes
  • The Republic, by Plato
  • Introduction to Aristotle (or Ethics and Poetics, by Aristotle)
  • Aesop's Fables, by Aesop
  • Death on the Nile, by Agatha Christie
  • Troilus and Cressida, by William Shakespeare
  • Augustus Caesar's Worldby Genevieve Foster
  • Art and the Bible, Two Essays, by Francis A. Schaeffer

Semester 2: Primary Books and Secondary Books

  • New Oxford Annotated Apocrypha
  • Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements, Vol. 1
  • The War with Hannibal, by Titus Livius Livy
  • On the Nature of Things, by Lucretius
  • Cicero: Selected Works, by Cicero
  • Annals of Imperial Rome (Tacitus)
  • Eclogues and Georgics, by Virgil
  • Metamorphoses, by Ovid
  • Josephus: New Complete Works, by Flavius Josephus
  • Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius
  • The Apostolic Fathers, by J. B. Lightfoot
  • The Lost World, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Knowing God, by J. I. Packer
  • Antony and Cleopatraby William Shakespeare
  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, by Jules Verne
  • Phantastes, by George MacDonald
  • Mythology, by Edith Hamilton
  • Plutarch's Lives Vol. 2, by Plutarch
  • Desiring God, John Piper


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