Who Killed Homer? The Demise of Classical Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom

ISBN-10: 1893554260
ISBN-13: 9781893554269
Edition: 2nd 2001 (Reprint)
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 4/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 323
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

With straightforward advice and informative readings of the great Greek texts, the authors show how we might still save classics and the Greeks for future generations. Who Killed Homer? is must reading for anyone who agrees that knowledge of classics acquaints us with the beauty and perils of our own culture.

Victor Davis Hanson is the military historian who is a professor of classics at California State University, Fresno. He has written several popular books on classic warfare, including "The Other Greeks", "Who Killed Homer?", & "The Western Way of War". He lives in Selma, California.

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Prologue
Homer is Dead
Thinking Like a Greek
Who Killed Homer--and Why?
Teaching Greek is not Easy
What We Could Do
When All We Can Do is Read
Afterword: A Reply to Our Critics
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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