Objective:  In this lesson, students will learn about the Medes and Persians. How did these two civilizations merge? What did the kings of Persia do to make their empire the greatest of the ancient world? What developments of the ancient Persian Empire still impact the world today? Learn these answers and more, in this exciting course!

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  • 01

    Ancient History - Lesson 11 - The Medes and Persians

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    • Ancient History - Lesson 11 - The Medes and Persians - VIDEO
    • Ancient History - Lesson 11 - The Medes and Persians - QUIZ

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Instructor Bio:

Marshall Connolly has spent his life in service to God and the Church as an educator and writer. He is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned bachelor's degrees in English and History, as well as a teaching credential. He has completed additional studies at Whitman College, and the University of San Diego. His interests include science and apologetics and he writes on both subjects for Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

He serves as the first Director of Education for Catholic Online School.

Marshall Connolly

Director of Education

Marshall Connolly