Nine Muses
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 poets
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Pericles' Funeral Oration
Thucydides as Tragic Poet
By Justin D. Lyons, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Today we think of Thucydides as one of the first historians. Yet
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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 Ladybird
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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-30
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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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Mosaic of Men discussing
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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