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JTB_5, November 7 in School Education in General
Let's see if we can create a list of the best books teachers have read or can read on a variety of topics related to classical education. I'll begin by identifying a few categories and listing a book or two in the categories I've read good books in. Feel free to add a category and please populate the existing categories with books. You don't have to add a reason, but you are welcome to do that too. Some books probably fit into several categories.
Books about Classical Education
Norms and Nobility, David Hicks
The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis
History Books on Classical Period
Education in Antiquity, H. I. Marrou
History Books on Medieval Period
The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century, Charles Homer Haskins
History Books on Modern Period
English Society in the 18th Century, Roy Porter
Historiography: Secular and Religious, Gordon H. Clark
City of God, Augustine
Literature/Poetry from or about Classical Period
The Iliad and The Odyssey of Homer
Sophocles: The Theban Plays
Black Ships Before Troy, Rosemary Sutcliffe
Literature/Poetry from or about Medieval Period
The Confessions of St. Augustine
The Divine Comedy, Dante
The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco
Literature/Poetry from or about Modern Period
Novels of Jane Austen
Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Literary/Poetry Analysis/Composition Books
The Anatomy of Prose & The Anatomy of Poetry, Marjorie Boulton
Books that Concern the Trivium (Grammar, Logic, Rhetoric)
The Complete Dialogues of Plato
The Complete Works of Aristotle
The Complete Works of Shakespeare
Farnsworth's Classical Rhetoric & Farnsworth's Classical English Metaphor, Ward Farnsworth
Books that Concern the Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Geometry, Music, Astronomy)
Introduction to Arithmetic, Nichomachus
The Elements of Euclid
Books that exhibit/teach the skills of a Philosopher
On the Teacher, Augustine
Consolation of Philosophy, Boethius
Books that exhibit/teach the skills of a Theologian
Sermons of Augustine, Chrysostom
Commentaries of John Calvin
A House for My Name, Peter Leithart
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