Objective: In Ethiopia stands a great stelae, 79 feet tall. In all the world, it remains the largest, free-standing object, carved from a single stone. But why was this monument erected, and how has it stood in defiance of earthquakes and people? Learn these answers in this course! 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Ancient Knowledge - The Giant Stelae of Aksum

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Giant Stelae of Aksum - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Giant Stelae of Aksum - VIDEO

    • The Giant Stelae of Aksum - QUIZ

    • The Giant Stelae of Aksum - IMAGES

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Instructor Bio:

Professor 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.

Professor Marshall Connolly

Director of Education