By Ben Potter To translate Ancient texts correctly is no easy task, even for the most proficient student of Greek.
By Ben Potter There is (at least) one important step between the birth of western literature and the age of
By Ben Potter It's a story with which we are all well-familiar... that of the first emperor of the civilization
If Plato’s ideas on ethics seems a bit hazy to you, then rest assured you’re not alone. There are several
Considering the strange nature of this tale, we simply can’t launch into this without a little background information. The sheer
By Ben Potter Nero fiddling as Rome burns. The solidarity of dozens of men claiming 'I'm Spartacus'. Caesar looking into
By Benjamin Welton Tacitus’ ethnographic work, Germania (98 AD), caused quite a stir among the Renaissance’s numerous intellectuals when it
Plato’s The Republic is often, and for good reason, considered the single most important philosophical text of the western world.
While Aristotle was most certainly a busy man, revolutionizing human thought can be rather time consuming, he still managed to