Week 2


If you are intrigued by The Epic of Gilgamesh, which is one of the oldest stories ever written, we recommend the Gilgamesh Trilogy by Ludmila Zeman.

Here is one interesting theory about how the ancient Egyptians managed to pull extremely heavy stones across the desert in order to build the enormous pyramids that house mummified pharoahs and queens.

Answers in Genesis has a fascinating article about how the great pyramids may have originated.




    Card 2B: Stonehenge towers with huge slabs of standing sandstone in England.

    Did you notice the alliteration in this sentence?

    Alliteration: the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables (such as wild and woolly, threatening throngs) called also head rhyme, initial rhyme

    "Alliteration." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 16 July 2018.




    The content of the Ancient History Brashcards set pretty closely follows The Mystery of History: Volume 1 (Second Edition), and we highly recommend this history curriculum for a child-friendly text with a biblical worldview.



    Click here for worksheets for each of the sentences in Week 2.