International Trade in the Ancient World
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisodm We are all aware of the great achievements of the Greeks and theRead more.
Timeline of Ancient Greek history
3000 BCE First Settlers: Hunter-gathers begin to settle in what is Greece. A bronze age culture and civilization begins onRead more.
The Darkest Depths of Human Nature: Three Examples From the Peloponnesian War
Thucydides, the ancient Greek historian and general, is most famous for his narrative of the Peloponnesian War (431–404 BC). TheRead more.
The Eternal City
Written by Brendan Heard, Author of the Decline and Fall of Western Art The Ptolemaic Dynasty of Egypt is aRead more.
Greece Versus Rome: Polybius Decides
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is the eternal question for all classics enthusiasts: brawn versus brains, powerRead more.
The Birth of the Biography
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom What springs to mind when we think about literature of the Ancient World?Read more.
Herodotus’ Giant Ants
by Cam Rea, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Earlier this week I came across a quote by Herodotus on Classical Wisdom’sRead more.
Pericles’ Funeral Oration
It is the close of the first year of the Peloponnesian war. Athens, no stranger to war, finds itself mourningRead more.
History: A Factual Fiction
By Ben Potter Nero fiddling as Rome burns. The solidarity of dozens of men claiming ‘I’m Spartacus’. Caesar looking intoRead more.