Kleos: Death and Glory
By Van Bryan Today we are traveling thousands of years into the past, to a time when the lives of
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Latin and Greek Bisexual Tendencies
By Ben Potter Right… how to put this delicately? Well, if you’ve experienced any recent anger thinking about a certain
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The Cave of Nightmares
By Francesca Leaf, Contributor from Noet, a Classical Wisdom Weekly Partner – Learn more about Noet Here! In ancient Greece,
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The Symposium: All you need is love… and wine
By Ben Potter The next time you attend a symposium at your local learning annex, take with you a bottle
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Ancient Drunks and Winos
By Ben Potter “Quick, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something
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Saturnalia: The Party don’t Stop
by Anya Leonard Catullus (XIV) describes it as “the best of days.” Seneca complains that the “whole mob has let
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Women in Antiquity
By Ben Potter The idea that women in antiquity were housebound is obviously ridiculous… and, paradoxically, true. That is to
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A Bitter Pill to Swallow
By Ben Potter This week we’re looking at a very controversial, and not-oft addressed topic in Ancient Greek and Roman
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A Tradition of Thumos
1. What Is Thumos? The first thing we should point out is that there is not an exact translation for
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Life Lessons from The Oracle at Delphi
The temple of Apollo at Delphi might have very well been one of the most impressive and most holy sites
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