Pythagoras and the Revolution of Mathematics
While Pythagoras has become known as one of the first revolutionaries in the field of philosophy and mathematics, surprisingly littleRead more.
Zeno of Elea and the Impossibility of Motion
Zeno of Elea was a rather interesting presocratic philosopher, though that isn’t to say other presocratics were uninteresting. There wereRead more.
Diogenes of Sinope and the Modern Cynics
Diogenes of Sinope is often considered one of the more eccentric, or at the very least untraditional, of the ancientRead more.
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, aRead more.
Pericles and the Land of the Deadheads
Pericles: “I Shall Begin With Our Ancestors” “I shall begin with our ancestors,” said Pericles, in his speech for theRead more.
Homer the Poet and Fate – Part Two
by A.P. David – You can Read Homer the Poet and Fate – Part One by A.P. David HERE: https://classicalwisdom.com/homer-the-poet-and-fate-part-one/ TheRead more.
Homer the Poet and Fate – Part One
by A. P. David What is the role of ‘fate’ in Homer’s Iliad? My late teacher David Grene used toRead more.
Homer and the Soul
by A.P. David There is no ‘soul’ in Homer. The Ancient Greek ψυχή is usually translated as ‘soul’. The AncientRead more.