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Classics, Christianity, and the alt-right

The editor of a journal of classics, reflecting attitudes in the field these days, laments that “celebration of Western civilization is really a way to celebrate the cultural achievements of white men. They see ancient Greece and Rome as a starting point for this imagined idea of Western civilization, and later it evolves to include Christianity in the medieval period.” The horror. [1]