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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Tarquin, Last King of Rome and Bloody Tyrant
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Roman Republic was moulded rather decisively by the fall of the
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Lycurgus: Mysterious Spartan Lawgiver
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Sparta has fascinated people for thousands of years. One of the most,
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Caesar
Julius Caesar: Legend Borne Out of a Lifetime of Adversity
Written by Ash G, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom “Smooth seas don’t make good sailors” is a clichéd term but a
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Solon
Solon: Great Lawmaker and First Democrat
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Solon (640-560 BC) was one of the most important men in the
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Cicero: Rome’s Greatest Defender
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom There are many great Romans whose names are still honored to this
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Xenophanes: The Most Scandalous Philosopher of Ancient Greece
Written by Mariami Shanshashvili, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Plato’s Euthyphro is centered around Socrates’ attempts to examine and define the
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Aristotle by Francesco
Aristotle: Bad Writer, but Good Philosopher?
Of Aristotle’s writing, some readers were struck by the accuracy, some by the tone, others by the diligence, incision and
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Emperor Commodus: Was He Really So Terrible?
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Roman Emperor Commodus (161-192 AD) is widely regarded as one of
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