This subject is important for modern living. It is important because it is the key to understanding yourself, your past, your present and your culture.
We will begin with Babylon and Persia, and move across to the history of Israel and Egypt to Hellas and the Roman Empire. We will see how the Roman Empire was divided and Constantinople conquered by the Turks in 1453. We will move forward from the Rise of the German Holy Roman Empire, the Crusades and the Moors, and the Reformation, to the Great Explorations and the First World War