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Articles tagged Latin

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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Basketball, Spaghetti Sauce, and Latin

Do you know what basketball, spaghetti, and Mt. Everest have in common? Will you believe they are all related to a Latin lesson I had with my son? Last year, I was blessed with being my son’s Latin teacher. My son Calvin is thirteen years old and a Challenge A student...
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Don’t Walk Away from the Past

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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National Latin Exam sign up due by January 20!

Here is my annual blog post about the National Latin Exam. It is a wonderful exam that students take in the middle of March and it gives the students practice in standardized testing and test taking skills. I want to reiterate that taking the test will not hurt your...
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Weary Travelers: Rest Stop Ahead

Have you ever driven down an unfamiliar road, obediently following the carefully noted directions, to only have an anxious feeling twist knots into your gut? You are certain you have stayed the course, being diligent to only turn when instructed, but somehow the next...
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