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Articles tagged Western Civilization

Thales Casts a Long Shadow: How a Solar Eclipse Heralded Classical Education

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On May 28, 585 BC, the shadow of the moon fell upon Greece and Asia Minor, the sky went dark in the middle of the day, and a new era dawned upon Western civilization. Although total solar eclipses are not uncommon on the earth, the unique thing about this one, and the...
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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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The Core Chapter 10: The Core of a Classical Education: Fine Arts

The Core Chapter 10: The Core of a Classical Education: Fine Arts by Jennifer Courtney “Why should my children learn about painting and music when they are really not interested?” You may have had a friend ask you this question about homeschooling, or perhaps you have...
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