SPQR: A Symbol of Rome
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom We have all come across the abbreviation or emblem SPQR, in books, museums,
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Pithecusae: Island of Firsts
By Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Home to thermal springs and verdant landscapes, the idyllic island of Ischia also
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The Battle of Nisibis: Parthia VS Rome
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Battle of Nisibis (217 AD) was the last battle between the Roman
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The Machine Gun of Ancient Greece
By DHWTY, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The polybolos (which may be translated literally as ‘multiple thrower’) was a type of
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The Battle of Adrianople
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Battle of Adrianople (378 AD) was one of the most important battles
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Athens
Athens and Sparta were two of the most influential city-states in the ancient world. They both held sway over the
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Give Me My Eagles Back, Give Me My Regiments Back Again!
By Benjamin Welton, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The great British novelist, poet, and World War I veteran Robert Graves created
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Athens First
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Recently, your editor asked a question… Is nationalism “good”? How interesting, we thought
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Pompey Needs a Buddy
by Cam Rea, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Rome was expecting the Parthian invasion, but it never came. Instead, in the
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Ancient Alexandria, Egypt
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Egyptian city of Alexandria was established in 331 BCE by its Eponymous
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