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Why Do We Learn to Read Latin?

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by Roman Roads
Monday, 03 July, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
Latin is the ancient language originally used in the central region of Italy once called Latium, where Rome is located. As Rome’s empire grew to include most of Europe and vast portions of Asia and Africa, the Romans’ native tongue, Latin, gradually became the official...
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Don’t Walk Away from the Past

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A few weeks ago life for me turned upside down. My family and I were in Athens, Greece at the time. I had moved to Athens to study Greek, and then we received the call no parent wants to receive.  My son had nearly died when the vehicle he was driving flipped six times...
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A Love for Doing Hard Things with Latin

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“Your child will encounter truth, goodness and beauty simply because he was given the opportunity and time to study Latin” (Leigh Bortins, The Conversation, 186). Just as in life, there are no shortcuts in Latin. When I first began diving deep into Latin with my son,...
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Three Basic Steps to Learning Latin

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If you are learning Latin, or teaching your children Latin, and you feel overwhelmed, do not despair. You should feel overwhelmed. Latin is tough. In fact, it is tougher than you think it is. If you are learning Latin, you are climbing one of the toughest academic...
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Music Notation: Creating a Passion for Music

Music I have always loved. He who knows music has a good nature. Necessity demands that music be kept in the schools. – Martin Luther Growing up as a minister’s son, I spent countless Sunday mornings and evenings singing hymns and psalms by way of hymn and psalter...
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