Xenophon: A Biography of the Historian, Poet and Military Strategist
By Eldar Balta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Xenophon’s Early life Not much is known of Xenophon from his early years,
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Thucydides Vs Herodotus: Which Historian Wins?
By Ben Potter There has been a great deal of focus on the differences between Herodotus and Thucydides. Both men
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The Talented Mr. Polybius
By Ben Potter Polybius was born 200 BC in Megaopolis, Arcadia. A town both geographically and politically at the heart
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Thucydides: Scientific Historian and Political Realist
By Ben Potter 424 BC: Seven raging years after the start of the Peloponnesian War. Seven years of Greek on
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3 Historians Who Changed the World
By Francesca Leaf Over the centuries, civilizations have endeavored to preserve a record of their existence for future generations. This
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Thucydides and 2000 Years of Political Realism
While I tend to enjoy my time reading obscure philosophy texts and various translations of Homeric epics, I simply can’t
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Herodotus: Father of History or Father of Lies?
Insatiably curious, prone to whimsy, a talented writer, a slave to gossip, an innovator, a barbarian apologist, a cosmopolitan, a
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