Drive Thru History: Ancient History

Length: Twelve 45-minute episodes
Includes: Videos with printable worksheets
Age/Grade: Middle-High School

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How to Use This Course

Explore more than 2,500 years of history with host Dave Stotts as he takes you on a whirlwind tour of ancient history with a special focus on Rome, Greece, Turkey, and Byzantium. Visit the Forum, the Parthenon, Mars Hill, Corinth, Istanbul, and so much more! Plus, enjoy a special set of worksheets available only on SchoolhouseTeachers.com!

Course Introduction

Whether you use Drive Thru History: Ancient History as a starting point for a year full of ancient or world history or as a fun supplemental resource, you’ll find a hilarious, fact-packed, adventure that twists and turns through twelve forty-five minute episodes. Enjoy this extended version of the popular series and enjoy a special set of worksheets we’ve created just for our members. Don’t miss this unforgettable Drive Thru History!

Parents: Due to the somewhat graphic description of some battles, we do not recommend this series for elementary students without careful preview by parents first.

Videos with printable worksheets

Greece

  • Episode 1: The Greeks, The Oracle at Delphi, The Olympics, and Alexander the Great
  • Episode 2: Lost in Athens, Acropolis & Parthenon, The Philosophers, The Life of Paul, Mars’ Hill, and Missionary Journeys
  • Episode 3: Paul in Corinth, Corinthian Decadence, Corinth Canal, and New Testament Evidence

Rome

  • Episode 1: Lost in Rome, The Forum and Palatine Hill, The Emperors During the Time of Christ, The Arch of Titus, and the Destruction of Jerusalem
  • Episode 2: The Circus Maximus, Chariot Racing, The Great Fire of Rome, Nero’s Persecution of Christians, and the Roman Pantheon
  • Episode 3: Hannibal Invade Rome, The Colosseum, The Gladiators, and the Early Christian Influence

Turkey

  • Episode 1: Churches of Revelation, Dave’s Sweet Ride, Ancient Sardis & Smyrna, Darius’ Royal Road, Martyrdom of Polycarp
  • Episode 2: Hierapolis, Camel Bite, Christians in Laodicea, Colossae, Paul’s Letters to Philemon and the Colossians
  • Episode 3: Ancient Ephesus and the Apostle Paul, Letter to the Ephesians, Roman Ruins, Library of Celsus, Artemis Temple, Ephesus Riot of Acts 19

East Meets West

  • Episode 1: Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia, Hittites and King David, Shopping in the Bazaar, The Underground Cities
  • Episode 2: Istanbul’s History, Emperor Constantine’s Conversion, Edict of Milan, The Nicene Creed, Fall of Constantinople, Hagia Sophia
  • Episode 3: Best of Drive Thru History, Western Civilization Comes to America
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