Archive for April, 2010

(From the Publicly-Accessible Jefferson Collection) A Bill for the More General Diffusion of Knowledge

(From the Publicly-Accessible Jefferson Collection) A Bill for the More General Diffusion of Knowledge ……… ……… SECT. VI. AT every of these schools shall be taught reading, writing, and common arithmetick, and the books which shall be used therein for instructing the children to read shall be such as will at the same time make […]

Letter by Thomas Jeffreson To John Waldo A “DUCTILE AND COPIOUS” LANGUAGE

Letter by Thomas Jeffreson To John Waldo A “DUCTILE AND COPIOUS” LANGUAGE Monticello, August 16, 1813 SIR, — Your favor of March 27th came during my absence on a journey of some length. It covered your “Rudiments of English Grammar,” for which I pray you to accept my thanks. This acknowledgment of it has been […]

Letter by Thomas Jeffreson To Nathaniel F. Moore GREEK PRONUNCIATION

Letter by Thomas Jeffreson To Nathaniel F. Moore GREEK PRONUNCIATION Monticello, September 22, 1819 I thank you, Sir for the remarks on the pronunciation of the Greek language which you have been so kind as to send me. have read them with pleasure, as I had the pamphlet of Mr. Pickering on the same subject. […]

Letter by Thomas Jeffreson To John Brazier THE VALUE OF CLASSICAL LEARNING

Letter by Thomas Jeffreson To John Brazier THE VALUE OF CLASSICAL LEARNING Poplar Forest, August 24, 1819 SIR, — The acknowledgment of your favor of July 15th, and thanks for the Review which it covered of Mr. Pickering’s Memoir on the Modern Greek, have been delayed by a visit to an occasional but distant residence […]

The Internationality of the Greek Language

The Internationality of the Greek Language Remarks by the Hon. Xenophon Zolotas, Governor of the Bank of Greece and Governor of the Fund for Greece, at the closing Joint Sessions of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development International Monetary Fund I always wished to address this Assembly in Greek, but I realized that it […]

Η μαγεία της Ελληνικής γλώσσας – Greek/Hellenic Language

Η μαγεία της Ελληνικής γλώσσας Διαβάστε ένα καταπληκτικό άρθρο που δημοσιεύτηκε στο antibaro.gr σχετικά με την Ελληνική γλώσσα. Δεν θα σας πάρει πάνω από 5 λεπτά και θα συνειδητοποιήσετε το έγκλημα που γίνεται από όλα τα κόμματα σε ότι πιο πολύτιμο έχουμε: τη γλώσσα μας. Όπως είπε και ο George Orwell στο έργο του «1984», […]