Following Charlotte Yonge’s book on Roman History has been great this term. She strikes a good balance between brevity and interesting detail with a Christian perspective. It is easy enough to cross reference with other websites plus our Historical Atlas.
Next term I propose to study the next period, known as the Middle Ages. But this is a period I can not trust to a single author – or not one that I am aware of right now. It is a time which has been really badly misrepresented in the past and vindicated by more recent studies, such as those by Eamonn Duffy and James Hannam.
But there are lots of interesting sources: