What I’m reading now: A Classical Education – The Stuff You Wish You’d Been Taught in School by Caroline Taggart (2009)

813vCeGdp6LI’M THE KIND of person that would’ve cherrished a classical education. I would’ve had all my bags ready with the all go to be sent off to Military school, boarding school, grammar school, private school, etc. just like a child that’s awaiting to set off to Disney World. Latin, Ancient Greek, Cicero, Plato, Virgil, Homer, Herodotus, No problem!

Alas it was not to be. What to do? Read this.

Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 11th 2009 by Michael O’Mara Books
ASIN: B0042JU6L8
ISBN: 1606521322 (ISBN13: 9781606521328)
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From the publisher:

How many times have you wished that you’d been taught Latin at school? Or that your history stretched all the way back to Greek and Roman myths and legends? Or perhaps you wish you knew all about the great inventions and medical developments that have made our world what it is today? A Classical Educationprovides all of these classical facts that modern schooling leaves out and many more. Perfect for parents who wish to teach their children and for those who would like to learn or relearn the facts themselves, A Classical Education is informative and educational, but in a completely accessible way, including:

• Latin and Greek
• Logic and philosophy
• Natural sciences
• Art and architecture
• Poetry and drama
• History and Classical literature

Also including suggestions for further reading and entertaining tit-bits of information on the classics, A Classical Education is a must for anyone feeling let down by modern schooling.

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