Kleos: Death and Glory
By Van Bryan Today we are traveling thousands of years into the past, to a time when the lives ofRead more.
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 certainRead more.
The Cave of Nightmares
By Francesca Leaf, Contributor from Noet, a Classical Wisdom Weekly Partner – Learn more about Noet Here! In ancient Greece,Read more.
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 bottleRead more.
Ancient Drunks and Winos
By Ben Potter “Quick, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say somethingRead more.
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 letRead more.
Women in Antiquity
By Ben Potter The idea that women in antiquity were housebound is obviously ridiculous… and, paradoxically, true. That is toRead more.
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 RomanRead more.
A Tradition of Thumos
1. What Is Thumos? The first thing we should point out is that there is not an exact translation forRead more.
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 sitesRead more.