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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‘Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!’ Ozymandias and Us
You probably know that quote, don’t you? Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem Ozymandias featured prominently in both promotion for the ultra-popular
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Aristophanes: Utopia and Human Nature
Written by Visnja Bojovic, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Ever since there were people and places, there has been a desire
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Not Your Virgil’s Sinon: The Greeks and the Man Who Tricked the Trojans
Written by Cynthia C. Polsley, Ph.D., Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom And I said to him: ‘Who are those two poor sinners
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Early Christian Poet
The Passion of Christ-ian Poetry
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is difficult to know definitively when the ‘Ancient World’ came to an
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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 and
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The Holy Ass
By Ben Potter Regular readers might recall that from time to time we investigate the origins of the novel. So
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The Bible of Ancient Greece
By Ben Potter Much time and care is taken to bring the ancients to life; to imbue modern society with
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In Nero’s Image
By Ben Potter There is (at least) one important step between the birth of western literature and the age of
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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 civilization
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