Julian the Apostate, the son of Constantius. Marble. Rome, Capitoline Museums.

Julian the ApostateIn the first clip below, Wes Callihan explains why Christians should study Greek pagan literature.
In the second clip he gives an example of how the early Christians used the pagan epics. In fact,  the pagan emperor Julian the Apostate forbade the Christians from teaching these epics because the Christians were using them to preach Christ! Matt Bianco, of Classical Conversations, wrote an article giving some great background to the story of Julian the Apostate, and the outlawing of the pagan epics, which you can read HERE.Find out more about Old Western Culture.“Weren’t the Greeks Pagan?” 
Julian the Apostate Forbids the Christians from Teaching Pagan Epics

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