Epicurus: The Nature of Death and the Purpose of Life
Early philosophy in ancient Greece sought to explain the nature of the universe. For instance, there was Thales of Miletus,
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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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Beware the Ides of March
“Beware the Ides of March.” You may here that phrase today because the 15th of March is referred to as
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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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The Lost Poetess
Classical Wisdom‘s First ever Webinar, The Lost Poetess, is available for a limited time. Click below to register and watch
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Aristotle The Philosopher who Knew it All
It has been said that he was a man who knew everything. In fact, he was considered the last man
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The Death of Socrates…and the State that Killed Him
by Anya Leonard According to the Oracle at Delphi, Socrates was the wisest of them all. It is usually considered
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The Probing Philosopher Kings
by Anya Leonard One might wonder why Socrates never wrote anything down. Such a brilliant philosopher… wouldn’t he want to
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The Warring Writer: Aeschylus Tragedy
Let’s say you are considered the “father of tragedy”. Even in your own lifetime, everyone knows you have revolutionized drama
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The Dramatic Greek, Sophocles: One man’s non-tragic life
Some people have drama follow them wherever they go, while others just write about it. Sophocles, the prolific ancient greek
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