On God, An Extract from ‘How To Keep An Open Mind’
Text by Pyrrhonist philosopher Sextus Empiricus (c. 160 – c. 210 AD) translated by Richard Bett, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom
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Eunapius: Historian, Teacher and Fearless Pagan
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom There are many remarkable figures in the history of Greece. Too often,
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Becoming Boudica: How Celtic Female Warrior Culture Challenged Rome
Written by Tom G. Hamilton, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Roman historian Tacitus tells us that the Celts made no
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Hesiod and Anaximander In Comparison
Written by Nicholaos Jones, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Ancient Greek philosophy begins in Miletus, an illustrious Greek colony along the
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Beware the Ides of March
“Beware the Ides of March.” You may hear that phrase today because the 15th of March is referred to as
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Melissus of Samos: Philosopher and Admiral
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Too often, students of philosophy are only aware of the great names
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Philo of Alexandria, Jewish Philosopher
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Many ancient societies were deeply influenced by Graeco-Roman Civilization, including early Judaic
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Alexander of Abonoteichus: Charlatan and False Prophet
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom We think of Graeco-Roman world as a fairly rational, even secular. However,
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Cimon of Athens: Terror of the Persians and Great Statesman
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Athens produced many outstanding individuals, and one of the most remarkable was
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How Well Do You Listen? Plutarch and His Letter on Listening
Written by Lydia Serrant, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Plutarch (AD46 – after AD 119) was a Platonic philosopher, essayist, biographer,
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