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Why Do We Learn to Read Latin?

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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What do we mean by “Liberal Arts”?

by Roman Roads
Tuesday, 13 December, 2016
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
As Christians recover classical Christian education, they are unearthing old treasures once the possession of every educated man. Some of these treasures are words and descriptions—terms like trivium and quadrivium, paideia and liberal arts. Of all these terms, “...
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Could your child enter Harvard in 1869? What the entrance exam to Harvard College tells us about classical education in America

Harvard College adopted the following words, based on their mission statement, as part of their “Rules and Precepts” in 1646: Let every Student be plainly instructed, and earnestly pressed to consider well, the maine end of his life and studies is, to know God and...
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Logic Brought to Life

As an author of the Introductory and Intermediate Logic curricula, and now of the forthcoming rhetoric textbook Fitting Words, I sometimes ponder the relationship between logic and rhetoric, the last two parts of the Trivium. What do they share? Where do they diverge?...
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Plundering the Egyptians

I will give this people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, and it shall be, when you go, that you shall not go empty-handed. But every woman shall ask of her neighbor, namely, of her who dwells near her house, articles of silver, articles of gold, and clothing; and...
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