Quarantine in the Ancient World
Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The World Health Organization has declared the COVID 19 outbreak a pandemic.Read more.
The History of the Rosetta Stone
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Ancient Egypt has fascinated people since ancient times. However, the history and knowledgeRead more.
The Bear in the Big Blue Abyss: Ursa Major
By Danielle Alexander, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom When you look up at the twinkling stars in the velvet sky, whatRead more.
The History Behind the Vitruvian Man
The story sounds like a Dan Brown thriller: Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebooks contain a skillfully executed, albeit curious image. ARead more.
Unearthing the Family of Alexander the Great: PART 2
By David Grant, Author of Unearthing the Family of Alexander the Great, the Remarkable Discovery of the Royal Tombs ofRead more.
Unearthing the Family of Alexander the Great: PART 1
By David Grant, Guest Author, Classical Wisdom On November 8, 1977, ‘Archangel’s Day’ in Greece, an excavation team led byRead more.
The Palace of Knossos
When we think about the birth of western civilization, we recall Knossos and its stunning palace. Crete is called theRead more.
The Humours of Hippocrates: Which one are you?
If you had assumed that the theory of ‘humours’ had been unanimously relegated to the ‘didn’t work’ shelf of ancientRead more.
The Colosseum: A Symbol of Gory Glory
By Mónica Correa, contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom While the Roman Empire bequeathed us many splendid structures, from the Pantheon inRead more.
The 13 Most Important Buildings in Ancient Alexandria, Egypt
An important center of Hellenistic civilization, Alexandria was the capital of Ptolemaic Egypt, Roman and Byzantine Egypt for almost 1,000Read more.