The History of Thebes
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Having been inhabited for roughly 5,000 years, Thebes possesses a wealth of historyRead more.
Euripides, The Great Greek Tragedian
By Eldar Balta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Euripides’ Early life Born on Salamis Island in 480 BC to mother CleitoRead more.
The Statue of Zeus
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom What do we really know? It sounds like something straight out of theRead more.
Pericles’ Funeral Oration
It is the close of the first year of the Peloponnesian war. Athens, no stranger to war, finds itself mourningRead more.
Demeter’s Daughters: Women of the Thesmophoria
By Mary E. Naples, M.A. In the indigo light of the early morning, wearing white robes and carrying torches, theRead more.
Video Aphrodite’s Rock
Co-Founder Anya Leonard visits “Aphrodite’s Rock” in Paphos, Cyprus. What was the legend of Aphrodite’s birth? And do the localsRead more.
Troy: Fall of a City or Fall of Accuracy?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Once upon a time there was an epic 10-year war between austere andRead more.
Hesiod, a Poet of Agriculture and Peace
By Eldar Balta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Long before Herodotus fathered History and did his best to chronicle the pastRead more.
Achilles (The Iliad)
Known From: The Iliad “If I return home to my dear native land, lost then is my glorious renown, yet shallRead more.
Socrates and Euthyphro: The Nature Of Piety
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom As a general disclaimer, it is important to remember that “Euthyphro” was writtenRead more.