Grace & Peace to You: Early Christian Views on War & Peace

• “I serve Jesus Christ the eternal King. I will no longer serve your emperors. It is not right for a Christian to serve the armies of this world.” ~ Marcellus the Centurion, 298AD, spoken as he gave up his post in the army of Emperor Diocletian because of his faith. • “We ourselves were well […]

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Sarabi Dog of Alexander: Mystery and Fact

What is the connection between Alexander, the Persian Mastiff (Sarabi dog), and the Turkish Kangal? Where did the dog come from? Which breed was Alexander’s dog? This article explores this mystery in depth. The Sarabi dog is featured in the novel TRUNK OF SCROLLS: A FAMILY ADVENTURE. Those who love either the Persian Mastiff or […]

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Time Travel with CGI

Doing history is more than just memorizing names and dates. You can do history from any platform, even from animation. 10 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS FOR DOING HISTORY This Computer Graphics team has turned old photos from 1931 New York into an amazing time-machine. Enjoy. For more details on the project, CLICK on the time-travel machine below.

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Mysterious Family

This Istrian stone monolith was found in 1588, near Ravenna as a part of the city wall.  It is from the mid-first century. You have a family–a woman with her arm around a man (her husband?) and a sleeping/deceased girl-child in her arms. Underneath the man and woman are two young men and under them a third boy. On the […]

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7 Sources for Primary Document Research

Research Guide Instead of looking for primary source documents with a random Google Search, start with actual history sites! What to do: Let’s say you have the prompt:  “What were the three most significant causes of the Fall of Rome“ 1. Plan your search. Before finding primary documents, you need to know WHAT you are looking […]

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