Cato: The Roman Ron Paul?
By Ben Potter During his own era Marcus Porcius Cato (234-149 BC) was known as ‘Cato the Censor’, for his
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The Epic Ennius
By Ben Potter Today we shall get to grips with a character of epic proportions, one of the originators of
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Terence: The African Comic
By Ben Potter Regular readers may recall a recent article on Plautus, a comedic playwright who adapted Attic comedy and
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Plautus: No Latin Matter
By Ben Potter It’s been often said that what was good about the Romans came from their cultural forefathers, the
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The Poet King and his ‘Kingdom’
By Abigail Russell Alexander’s brief and militant kingship won the renown of the ages and awarded him the title ‘Great.’
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Constantine: Convert or Con-artist?
By Amy Zahn When most people hear the name “Constantine,” all they think is the word “Christian.” And there’s good
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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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Who is Hesiod?
By Ben Potter Regular readers will recall our discussion on the dubious and debated identification of Homer i.e. was he
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Archimedes The Super Villain
An ancient mathematician from the coastal city of Syracuse, Archimedes is largely considered one of the most prolific and most
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The Forgotten Roman General
By Cam Rea General Publius Ventidius is probably one of the most overlooked, if not completely forgotten, generals in military
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