The Differences Between Roman and Greek Tragedy
by Lydia Serrant, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom There is no doubt that the Romans drew a lot from the Greeks.Read more.
The Healing of Athens
Written by George Theodoridis, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Once a year Athens went to the theater to heal herself. OnceRead more.
Aeschylus Speaks To Me
Written By Walter Borden, M.D., Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Aeschylus speaks to me. Born in Eleusis, a village just northRead more.
The Murder of Agamemnon: Birth of Modern Justice
Written by Stella Samaras, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Weekly “The poet’s grace, the singer’s fire, Grow with his years; andRead more.
Aristophanes’ The Frogs: A Way to Stop a War?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Frogs, an ‘old’ comedy play by Aristophanes, was performed in 405 BCERead more.
A Tale of Two Theaters: Greek and Roman Theaters
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Greek and Roman theaters regularly rank among the most popular archaeological sites toRead more.
The Bloodless – but perhaps Most Clever – Greek Tragedy Ever Written
By Ben Potter and Anya Leonard Sophocles’ Philoctetes, first performed in 409 BC, isn’t a typical tragedy, certainly not inRead more.
Was Ancient Greek Theater Only for Men?
by Ben Potter A quick search of our homepage will reveal that a copious amount of ink has already beenRead more.
The Battle of Love and Law
By Nicole Saldarriaga There’s a reason Euripides is often called the “people’s poet.” Though his plays were not theRead more.