Ancient Greeks are under assault in our schools!
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.
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.
immortal British poet Percy Bysshe Shelley stated,
are all Greeks, our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts
have their roots in Greece.”
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.