The Nine Lyric Poets of Ancient Greece
By Ed Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Ancient Greeks are famed for their poetry. Even today Ancient Greek poetsRead more.
Thucydides as Tragic Poet
By Justin D. Lyons, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Today we think of Thucydides as one of the first historians. YetRead more.
A New Way In to Plato’s Republic…
By Angie Hobbs, Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield I grew up reading LadybirdRead more.
In Search of Cleopatra: The Early Years
By Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Before apocryphally rolling out of the carpet and into legend, Cleopatra (69 BCE-30Read more.
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 WisdomRead more.
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,Read more.
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 noRead more.
Hesiod and Anaximander In Comparison
Written by Nicholaos Jones, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Ancient Greek philosophy begins in Miletus, an illustrious Greek colony along theRead more.
Beware the Ides of March
“Beware the Ides of March.” You may hear that phrase today because the 15th of March is referred to asRead more.
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 namesRead more.