The Great Lighthouse of Alexandria is one of the longest-standing wonders of the ancient world. Its remains can still be seen today. But why was this remarkable structure built? Was it useful, and how was it maintained? Learn these answers and more in this fun course!

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Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Lighthouse of Alexandria - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Lighthouse of Alexandria - VIDEO

    • The Lighthouse of Alexandria - QUIZ

    • The Lighthouse of Alexandria - IMAGES

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Director of Education

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.