Troy: Fall of a City or Fall of Accuracy?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Once upon a time there was an epic 10-year war between austere andRead more.
The Bible of Ancient Greece
By Ben Potter Much time and care is taken to bring the ancients to life; to imbue modern society withRead more.
In Nero’s Image
By Ben Potter There is (at least) one important step between the birth of western literature and the age ofRead more.
Practical panegyric poetry: an Augustan love-in
By Ben Potter It’s a story with which we are all well-familiar… that of the first emperor of the civilizationRead more.
Voyage To The Moon
Considering the strange nature of this tale, we simply can’t launch into this without a little background information. The sheerRead more.
The Odyssey XI: The Book of the Dead
Book XI, The Book of the Dead, or the Nekyia, is one of the more self-contained chapters in The Odyssey.Read more.
The Odyssey: Be Our Guest with Xenia
If your mother taught you say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’, to not sit down until offered a chair, to bendRead more.
Helpful Notes on Medea
Brief Note on the Mythological Background to Euripides’ Medea [The notes have been prepared by Ian Johnston of Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo,Read more.