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 ofRead more.
The Battle of Adrianople
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Battle of Adrianople (378 AD) was one of the most important battlesRead more.
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 createdRead more.
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Recently, your editor asked a question… Is nationalism “good”? How interesting, we thoughtRead more.
Pompey Needs a Buddy
by Cam Rea, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Rome was expecting the Parthian invasion, but it never came. Instead, in theRead more.
After 300: The Posthumous Vengeance of King Leonidas of Sparta
By Riley Winters, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins Mythologically descended from the hero Herakles, the Agiad dynasty of ancient Sparta reignedRead more.
The Peloponnesian War Summary of Battles and Betrayals: Athens’ Last Stand
The Peloponnesian War Summary of Battles and Betrayals: The Sicilian Expedition can be found HERE. The year is 413 BCRead more.
The Peloponnesian War – The Sicilian Expedition
The Sicilian Expedition To read the previous segment on the Peloponnesian War, Click HERE. When we left off last week,Read more.
The Peloponnesian War Summary of Battles and Betrayals – Part Two
To Read Part One, Click here: https://classicalwisdom.com/the-peloponnesian-war-summary-part-one/ The entirety of the Peloponnesian war is broken into two parts, punctuated byRead more.
The Peloponnesian War Summary of Battles and Betrayals – Part One
You couldn’t imagine two cities less alike. Athens was a powerful democracy where citizens spent their days reclining and discussingRead more.