What in the World Vol 2 CD Set: Romans, Reformers, Revolutionaries


  • Discover the impact of the fledgling church on the might of Rome

  • Meet significant characters and observe scenes from the rise of Islam to the fall of the Byzantines

  • Follow the Renaissance and the Reformation to the Great Awakening

  • Explore the American and French Revolutions

  • Perfect for the auditory learner [link to page on learning styles]

  • Great for road trips


What in the World, Vol 2 Audio Sample from "Life as an Eastern Emperor":


$21.97

Fast-paced recording; recommended for Grade 4 through adult. Join Diana Waring on this amazing journey: discover the tremendous impact of the fledgling Church on the might of Rome, meet the kings and queens, the sheiks, the Popes and the Patriarchs, observe fascinating scenes from the rise of Islam to the fall of the Byzantines, meander through the winding paths of the Middle Ages, follow the Renaissance and the Reformation to the Great Awakening, and examine the chaos of the French Revolution – always considering the question, "What is God's hand accomplishing?"

If students like audio products, they would also enjoy True Tales Vol 2 and Digging Deeper Vol 2 audio CDs to accompany this unit.

Track Titles

DISC 1

  • INTRODUCTION
  • 1. Welcome to Medieval History
  • Unit 1: THE RISE OF THE CHURCH & THE FALL OF ROME
  • 2. First-Century Church & Emperors
  • 3. Life in the Second Century
  • 4. The Plague and Restructuring
  • 5. Constantine & the End of the Empire
  • Unit 2: MISSIONARIES & BARBARIANS
  • 6. Barbarians in Rome
  • 7. Christianity Among the Goths
  • 8. The Huns & the Franks
  • 9. Barbarian & Christian England

DISC 2

  • Unit 3: BYZANTINES & MUSLIMS
  • 1. The Byzantine World
  • 2. Life as an Eastern Emperor
  • 3. Justinian the First
  • 4. Mohammed the Reformer
  • 5. The Hegira and Jihad
  • Unit 4: CHARLEMAGNE & THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE
  • 6. Charlemagne
  • 7. The Vikings
  • 8. Feudalism
  • 9. Religion & the Holy Roman Empire
  • 10. Northern Europe & Britain

DISC 3

  • Unit 5: THE CRUSADES & THE MONGOLS
  • 1. Divisions in the West
  • 2. The Pope’s Call to Action
  • 3. The Crusades
  • 4. The Mongols & Marco Polo
  • Unit 6: THE SEEDS OF REFORMATION & THE LATE MIDDLE AGES
  • 5. Disintegration of Monarchy
  • 6. The Hundred Years’ War
  • 7. European Conflict: West & East
  • 8. Heresy & Heroism
  • Unit 7: THE RENAISSANCE & THE REFORMATION
  • 9. The Renaissance

DISC 4

  • Unit 7: THE RENAISSANCE & THE REFORMATION cont
  • 1. Exploration & Politics
  • 2. The Reformation and Its Consequences
  • Unit 8: PURITANS, PIETISTS & THE DIVINE RIGHT OF KINGS
  • 3. England Defeats the Spanish Armada
  • 4. The Thirty Years’ War
  • 5. Religion & the Divine Right of Kings
  • Unit 9: REVIVALS & REVOLUTIONS
  • 6. The Enlightenment
  • 7. The Church’s Response
  • 8. The Seven Years’ War
  • 9. Revolutions