Saturday, October 29, 2011
Can You Recite the Aeneid By Heart In Latin?
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James Garfield (1831-1881), 20th president of the United States of America, was a great intellect. In addition to his accomplishments both greater and lesser, he could recite the entire Aenid by heart in Latin!
For more information, see the interview with Candice Millard about her book, Destiny of the Republic.