Anya Leonard on Why Classics Matter Today
Podcast Featuring the founder of Classical Wisdom Weekly
In this episode, I chat with Anya Leonard. Anya is the founder and director of Classical Wisdom, a website and online community dedicated to bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds. She also recently published a children’s book about the ancient Greek poetess, called Sappho: The Lost Poetess.
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How Anya got into the classics
Why she chose to write a children’s book about Sappho
Why are classics are important today
Should only boffins talk and write about classics
What obstacles do we face teaching people about classics?
What is Classical Wisdom Kids?
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