The Ancient Greeks are under assault in our schools!

For the last 30 years the Ancient Greeks have been under attack in the American school system. The study of Ancient Greece has been de-emphasized, while the study of classes that often distort Greek history are frequently required.

Many, if not most, students educated in this school system during the last 20 years have no idea about the importance of Ancient Greece. This is tragic since the foundation of Western Civilization began in Greece.

The immortal British poet Percy Bysshe Shelley stated,

“We are all Greeks, our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts have their roots in Greece.”

These words expressed the views of most intellectual and educated Europeans and Americans for hundreds of years, before the recent “trends” of the last 20-30 years.

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