Course of Empire Desoation
The Decline of the Eastern Empire
by Andrew Rattray It’s hard to pin the ultimate ending of the Roman Empire to a single cause. Of course
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Ten Caesars
Ten Caesars
by Sean Kelly, Managing Editor, Classical Wisdom You know the names… …but do you know the men behind them? There
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pompeii
Feeling a Sense of Doom? Time to turn to the Ancients
by Sean Kelly, Managing Editor, Classical Wisdom It’s easy these days to feel overwhelmed by a sense of catastrophe. Whether
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Lion Gate, Mycenae
The Top 8 Greatest Inventions of the Mycenaeans
By Ed Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom This month’s Classical Wisdom Litterae Issue is dedicated to the Mycenaeans! Get a
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painting of Greek drinking wine
Can drinking ever be a virtue?
We, here, at Classical Wisdom like to address the important stuff. We strive to tackle big issues, philosophical inquiries and
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The History of the Jews in the Ancient World
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is widely recognized that Jewish culture and thought has had a
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The Extraordinary History of Mesopotamia
Written by Michael C. Anderson, PhD, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Greek and Roman cultures are universally recognized as the greatest
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Greece Versus Rome: Polybius Decides
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is the eternal question for all classics enthusiasts: brawn versus brains, power
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What Newly-Found 2,000-Year-Old Celtic Coins Tell Us About Boudica
Written by Tom G. Hamilton, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom As of this writing, news of the largest hoard of early
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Hellenistic Greece: When the Greeks Ruled the World
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The ancient Greek world reached its apex in the Hellenistic era (323-146 BC).
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