By E. Christian Kopff
The satan is familiar with Latin is a provocative and illuminating exam of latest American tradition. Its variety is huge and interesting. no matter if discussing the significance of Greek and Latin syntax to our society, reading present traits in literary conception, schooling, and politics, or employing a classical point of view to modern motion pictures, Christian Kopff (Professor of Classics on the college of Colorado) is at domestic and at the mark. He outlines the perils and probabilities for the US within the coming many years with studying and verve—demonstrating that the street to an artistic and unfastened destiny starts off as a Roman street.
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