Battle of Marathon
The battle of Marathon has, for millenia now, been firmly planted within the annals of western history. A decisive battle,Read more.
Was Cyrus the Great TRULY Great?
Founder of the Persian Empire: Brute or chosen by God? Cyrus the Great was one of the most influential figuresRead more.
Can Politics be Virtuous?
by Sean Kelly, Managing Editor, Classical Wisdom We owe a great deal to the world of Ancient Greece and Rome.Read more.
What Makes a Republic? The Evolution of a Political System.
By Ed Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom In the contemporary world, republics are the most common form of government, yetRead more.
Sparta and… Scotland? Laconic wit through the centuries
By Andrew Rattray When you think of Sparta, what’s the first thing that jumps to mind? I’m willing to wagerRead more.
Ancient Bactria: Battleground For Civilization
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The ancient region of Bactria was in what is now Afghanistan, Uzbekistan,Read more.
The Influence of Ancient Politics on Modern Political Systems
Written by Michael C. Anderson, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Most people believe ancient political systems have had a minimal effectRead more.
A Short History of Voting in the Ancient World
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Like so much else in the modern world, voting was invented byRead more.
Communism, Class Struggle, and the Roman Republic
Written by Titus, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Karl Marx said that humanity has been in a constant class struggle. AccordingRead more.