Homer’s Real Story: The Truth Behind the ‘Iliad’
Written by John Martin, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom For the nearly three millennia since the Iliad’s creation, its grand storyRead more.
The Cunning Homer: A New Look At The ‘Odyssey’
Written by Alberto Majrani, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Who really killed the suitors in Homer’s Odyssey? A careful reading ofRead more.
From Roman Sarcophagi Comes The Gospel of Bacchus
Written by Barry Ferst, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Serving as a “billboard” for the faithful, images sculpted on Roman-era marbleRead more.
Flora, Goddess of Spring, and Her Festival Floralia
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Many ancient civilizations had fertility goddesses that played a crucial role inRead more.
Master of Stories: Odysseus in the Kingdom of the Dead
Written by Justin D. Lyons, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Just as the adventures described in Books 9-12 of the OdysseyRead more.
The 5 Most Powerful Creatures From Mythology
Written by Michael Dehoyos, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom All cultures throughout the world have their own legendary creatures. These creaturesRead more.
Assyria: Land of Demons
By Benjamin Welton There is a story (most likely untrue) that begins with a team of European archaeologists overseeing aRead more.
Why are Monsters SO Cool?
Let’s face it… Monsters are cool. Whether you are 5 or 50, they can enthrall, enchant and terrify! But… why?Read more.
Ares: The Greek God of War
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom In the Ancient World, the most powerful forces that shaped human destinyRead more.
Power and Fate: The Aristocrats in the Iliad
By Rodrigo Ferreyra, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom We are all familiar with Homer’s Iliad. We know about the Trojan War,Read more.