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Ancient World History from the Catholic's Perspective

High School


1 Year, September-June

Enrollment in Grades 9-12


Your Instructor

Father De Saye

Father DeSaye completed his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Ithaca College and worked as a professional musician and music teacher. He studied philosophy at the Catholic University of America and earned a Master of Divinity at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Maryland.
Father DeSaye served as a teacher on the faculty of Delbarton School for two years before joining the faculty of QAS. He is the high school history and philosophy teacher at QAS Academy.

Father De Saye

About the Course

Students will explore, discuss, and debate about the period of history from 4000 BC to AD 500. Beginning with Creation and the multiplication and dispersion of the human race, students will follow the ancient empires of the East: Egypt, Palestine, Chaldea, Persia, Assyria, Babylonia, Greece and Rome. The course ends with the downfall of the Western Roman Empire.

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