The Mysteries of The Orphics
By John Mancini, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Of the many belief systems circulating in archaic Greece, Orphism was perhaps theRead more.
The Pompeii Mosaics: A Rare Look into Roman Life
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Pompeii Mosaics: The Volcano Erupts For nearly 2000 years Pompeii and itsRead 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.
Roman Chariot Racing: a Sport for Fanatics
By Mónica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Nowadays folks use fast cars and designer handbags to flaunt their wealth. BackRead more.
The Colossus of Rhodes… Coming back to life?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Colossus ofRead more.
The Oracle of Delphi: More than a legend
By Mónica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Centuries ago, from every corner of the Mediterranean, people traveled to Greece toRead more.
Walk Like an Egyptian: Early Greek Art
It easily falls into the ‘conspiracy’ category – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a fun story to tell. WeRead more.
High Classical Greek Art: Political Patrons
Few things impact a budding art scene like an empirical power showing off. The ruling class often invest heavily inRead more.
Hellenistic Greek Art
It is easy to have an ‘ideal’ when it is unchallenged. “This king is best”. How readily this bold statementRead more.
Pheidias – The Great Greek Sculptor
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Considered one of the greatest sculptors of all time and producing pieces thatRead more.