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,Read more.
The Talented Mr. Polybius
By Ben Potter Polybius was born 200 BC in Megaopolis, Arcadia. A town both geographically and politically at the heartRead more.
Beware the Ides of March
“Beware the Ides of March.” You may here that phrase today because the 15th of March is referred to asRead more.
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 onRead more.
The Lost Poetess
Classical Wisdom‘s First ever Webinar, The Lost Poetess, is available for a limited time. Click below to register and watchRead more.
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 manRead more.
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 consideredRead more.
The Probing Philosopher Kings
by Anya Leonard One might wonder why Socrates never wrote anything down. Such a brilliant philosopher… wouldn’t he want toRead more.
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 dramaRead more.
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 greekRead more.