Objective: Carved out of the rock more than 12 centuries before the birth of Christ, the Great Temple at Abu Simbel remains as a monument to Pharaoh Ramses II. Richly decorated, the temple is a modern treasure. However, it was almost lost forever to both sand and water alike. Find out why in this remarkable course!

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Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Great Temple of Abu Simbel - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Great Temple of Abu Simbel - VIDEO

    • The Great Temple of Abu Simbel - QUIZ

    • The Great Temple of Abu Simbel - IMAGES

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Professor Marshall Connolly

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.