Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin

by Tracy Lee Simmons

Paperback, 2007

Publication

Intercollegiate Studies Institute (2007), Edition: 2nd, 290 pages

Description

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.

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

2002

Physical description

268 p.; 5.5 inches

ISBN

1933859504 / 9781933859507
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