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 philosophyRead more.
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 optimateRead more.
Xerxes: King of Kings
By Katherine Kennedy, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom In an age of heroes and gods, when priests in lofty temples decidedRead more.
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,Read more.
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 inRead more.
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 WorldRead more.
The Mysterious Mr. Homer
No one knows exactly when the Greek poet Homer lived. Herodotus, the father of history, guessed around 850 BC. OtherRead more.
Why Alexander Invaded
By Cam Rea, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Alexander of Macedon, more widely known as Alexander the Great, is one ofRead more.
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 toRead more.
Empedocles, the Eccentric Philosopher
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Empedocles, born c. 490 BCE in Akragas, Sicily, is perhaps one of theRead more.