Epictetus: Philosophy as a Guide to Life
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Stoicism was one of the most popular and influential schools of philosophy
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Cato the Younger (95-46 BC)
Cato the Younger played an important role in the Fall of the Roman Republic. As the leader of the optimate
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Xerxes: King of Kings
By Katherine Kennedy, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom In an age of heroes and gods, when priests in lofty temples decided
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A Lion and a Fox
Written by Brendan Heard, Author of the Decline and Fall of Western Art When I was about twenty five years of age,
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Euripides Greek Tragedy’s Unsung Hero
A lone figure, swaddled in rags sits secluded in a dank cave bent over his papyrus. The whittled reed in
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Apollonius of Tyana: The Pagan Jesus Christ?
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Apollonius of Tyana was a remarkable and complex person. In the Ancient World
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The Mysterious Mr. Homer
No one knows exactly when the Greek poet Homer lived. Herodotus, the father of history, guessed around 850 BC. Other
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Why Alexander Invaded
By Cam Rea, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Alexander of Macedon, more widely known as Alexander the Great, is one of
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Alexander the Great, the Macedonian King
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Alexander III of Macedon is perhaps one of the most notorious figures to
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Empedocles, the Eccentric Philosopher
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Empedocles, born c. 490 BCE in Akragas, Sicily, is perhaps one of the
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