Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin

Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin

Language: English

Pages: 290

ISBN: 1933859504

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


In Climbing Parnassus, winner of the 2005 Paideia Prize, Tracy Lee Simmons presents a defense and vindication of the formative power of Greek and Latin. His persuasive witness to the unique, now all-but-forgotten advantages of study in and of the classical languages constitutes a bracing reminder of the genuine aims of a truly liberal education.

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