Classical Christian education boasts a seemingly odd canon of subjects and skills when compared to that practiced in modern elementary and high schools, not the least of which is the study of Latin.
Parents and students often ask, "Why Latin?"
The study of Latin elicits several benefits including higher SAT scores, improved grammar and linguistic understanding, and a broader and better English vocabulary, but perhaps the greatest unsung benefit is the window into the ancient mind.
Circe discusses the deepest purpose of studying the lingua franca of the Western world.
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