Greek Ways: How the Greeks Created Western Civilization

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Introduction: Seeing With Greek Eyes
I.
Jacob Burckhardt, The Greeks and Greek Civilization, trans. Sheila Stern, ed. Oswyn Murray (New York, 1998), 12.
2.
Edith Hamilton, The Greek Way (New York, 1943), 8. The 1942 edition was called The Great Age of Greek Literature.
3.
Jacques Ellul, The Betrayal of the West, trans. Matthew J. O'Con- nell (New York, 1978), 21.
4.
Hamilton, The Greek Way, 19.
5.
Hamilton, The Greek Way, 18.
6.
Gary Wills, "Loving the Unlovable Greeks," New York Times Book Review 103 (15 November 1998).
7.
Josiah Ober, Political Dissent in Democratic Athens: Intellectual Critics of Popular Rule (Princeton, 1998), 4.
8.
Gilbert Murray, "The Value of Greece to the Future of the World," in The Legacy of Greece, ed. R. W. Livingstone (Oxford, 1921), 14.
9.
Quoted by Bernard Knox, "The Oldest Dead White European Males," in The Oldest Dead White European Males (New York, 1993), 30. Knox's essay is highly recommended.
10.
Knox, "The Oldest Dead White European Males," 21.
II.
Peter McLaren, "White Terror and Oppositional Agency: Towards a Critical Multiculturalism," in Multiculturalism: A Critical Reader, ed. David Theo Goldberg (Cambridge, Mass., 1994), 51.
12.
See the essays in Black Athena Revisited, ed. Mary R. Lefkowitz and Guy MacLean Rogers (Chapel Hill, 1996).
13.
Gary Wills, "There's Nothing Conservative about the Classics Revival," New York Times Magazine, 16 February 1997, 42.
14.
Victor Hanson and John Heath, "Who Killed Homer?" Arion 5.2 (1997), 117. See too the authors' book Who Killed Homer: The Demise of Classical Education (New York, 1998).
15.
Unless otherwise noted, all dates are B.C.

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