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The Story of the World Vol. 2: The Middle Ages, Revised Edition Text

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Knights, samurai, Viking invasions – bring history to life from the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance! Whether used as a read aloud for elementary students or independent reading for middle schoolers, The Story of the World, Volume 2 Text is the spine for your medieval history studies.

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The Audiobook brings history to life with this spirited reading of The Story of the World Volume 2: The Middle Ages by renowned narrator Jim Weiss. Save time by listening on the road or while preparing dinner, or let it lull the children to sleep at bedtime.

Inspiring true stories of heroic scientists who risked everything for the truth: Archimedes, Ptolemy, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Kepler, Galileo and Isaac Newton. Thrillingly written and narrated by Jim Weiss.

Meet Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other people your favorite Ninja Turtles were named after! Discover famous painters, sculptors, and architects, not to mention a pope who drives out invaders while supervising the painting of the Sistine Chapel.

In this audiobook, written and narrated by Jim Weiss, you’ll experience the life and times of one of history’s most brilliant women, Elizabeth I, and share the swashbuckling, true adventures of Sir Francis Drake: pirate, world explorer, and ultimately, national hero.

The Middle Ages come to life for young listeners in this Audiobook, full of exciting stories about the people and events of the time. From Attila the Hun to Hildegard of Bingen, from the library of Baghdad to the cathedrals of Chartres, the whole family will enjoy listening to the drama of medieval history.

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Volume 2 covers the major historical events from the fall of Rome through the rise of the Renaissance. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps, it also includes a pronunciation guide and chronology. History doesn’t happen in a vacuum; it happens in real places, so we put lots and lots of maps in our history books.

Use this Text along with the Volume 2 Activity Book for a full year of history, geography, and literature study along with fun and engaging hands-on activities. Enjoy your studies now and lay the foundation for a life-long interest in, and understanding of, history.

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The Story of the World Vol. 2: The Middle Ages, Revised Edition Text

Knights, samurai, Viking invasions – bring history to life from the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance! Whether used as a read aloud for elementary students or independent reading for middle schoolers, The Story of the World, Volume 2 Text is the spine for your medieval history studies.

The Story of the World Vol. 2: The Middle Ages, Audiobook

The Audiobook brings history to life with this spirited reading of The Story of the World Volume 2: The Middle Ages by renowned narrator Jim Weiss. Save time by listening on the road or while preparing dinner, or let it lull the children to sleep at bedtime.

Galileo and the Stargazers

Inspiring true stories of heroic scientists who risked everything for the truth: Archimedes, Ptolemy, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Kepler, Galileo and Isaac Newton. Thrillingly written and narrated by Jim Weiss.

Masters of the Renaissance

Meet Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other people your favorite Ninja Turtles were named after! Discover famous painters, sculptors, and architects, not to mention a pope who drives out invaders while supervising the painting of the Sistine Chapel.

The Queen's Pirate: Elizabeth I and Sir Francis Drake

In this audiobook, written and narrated by Jim Weiss, you’ll experience the life and times of one of history’s most brilliant women, Elizabeth I, and share the swashbuckling, true adventures of Sir Francis Drake: pirate, world explorer, and ultimately, national hero.

Swordsmen, Saints, and Scholars: Great Men and Women of the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages come to life for young listeners in this Audiobook, full of exciting stories about the people and events of the time. From Attila the Hun to Hildegard of Bingen, from the library of Baghdad to the cathedrals of Chartres, the whole family will enjoy listening to the drama of medieval history.

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    Lisa

    Is there a less Euro centric history?

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    J

    Can I purchase the digital copy and put it on CD?

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    • Answer Desk

      If you purchase the digital audiobook, you may put it on CD as long as it is for your family’s personal use. It is standard MP3 format.

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    Brandi

    Does anyone know of a book list that accompanies each volume of Story of the World, supplemental read-alouds whether they are picture books, chapter books, etc.

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    • Press Minion

      Extensive book lists for each chapter are provided in the Story of the World Activity Books, which you can find on our site and at online bookstores.

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    Erica Mathew (verified owner)

    Hi! At what point (lesson number) in SOTW 2 do you listen to these audio books?
    -Galileo and the Stargazers
    -Masters of the Renaissance
    The Queen’s Pirate: Elizabeth I and Sir Francis Drake
    -Swordsmen, Saints, and Scholars: Great Men and Women of the Middle Ages

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    • Press Minion

      Galileo: chapter 37; Masters of the Renaissance: chapter 35; the Queen’s Pirate: chapters 38 and 42; Swordsmen/Saints/Scholars: chapters 6, 7, 19, 20

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    Paul Warren

    This year I can’t find the edition numbers of the four encyloedias. Last year some were mismatched and it was annoying when the page numbers were mismatched.

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    Jessica Weld (verified owner)

    What is the difference between the original and the revised edition text?

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