sisyphus
By Van Bryan The legend of Sisyphus begins with a man who, if we are to believe Homer, was one
Etrsucan art
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Many folks see the Etruscan civilization as merely a segue, a follow up
baptism of constantine
By Natalia Klimczak Constantine the Great is known in history as the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity. However,
The scene was cliche. It was a sunny fall afternoon in New York City and the construction workers were taking
by Andrew Aulner, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Euripides is unique among the three tragedians in that, unlike Aeschylus and Sophocles,
Written by Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom “For contemplation is both the highest form of activity (since the intellect
antigone creon
by Andrew Aulner, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The next of the three great tragedians to be born was Sophocles, who,
What’s in a column? To the Ancient Greeks, the standing pillar was more than just a way to hold up
marathon
by Andrew Aulner, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Warfare had a profound impact on life in the ancient world. Greek theater
hanging gardens
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The mention of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon conjures up images of an