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 hisRead more.
The Epic Ennius
By Ben Potter Today we shall get to grips with a character of epic proportions, one of the originators ofRead more.
Terence: The African Comic
By Ben Potter Regular readers may recall a recent article on Plautus, a comedic playwright who adapted Attic comedy andRead more.
Plautus: No Latin Matter
By Ben Potter It’s been often said that what was good about the Romans came from their cultural forefathers, theRead more.
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.’Read more.
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 goodRead more.
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’tRead more.
Who is Hesiod?
By Ben Potter Regular readers will recall our discussion on the dubious and debated identification of Homer i.e. was heRead more.
Archimedes The Super Villain
An ancient mathematician from the coastal city of Syracuse, Archimedes is largely considered one of the most prolific and mostRead more.
The Forgotten Roman General
By Cam Rea General Publius Ventidius is probably one of the most overlooked, if not completely forgotten, generals in militaryRead more.