Download e-book for kindle: Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition by E. Christian Kopff

By E. Christian Kopff

ISBN-10: 1497651611

ISBN-13: 9781497651616

The satan is familiar with Latin is a provocative and illuminating exam of up to date American tradition. Its variety is wide and engaging. even if discussing the significance of Greek and Latin syntax to our society, analyzing present traits in literary idea, schooling, and politics, or making use of a classical viewpoint to modern motion pictures, Christian Kopff (Professor of Classics on the collage of Colorado) is at domestic and at the mark. He outlines the perils and chances for the US within the coming a long time with studying and verve—demonstrating that the road to an inventive and loose destiny starts as a Roman street.

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