Athens
Athens and Sparta were two of the most influential city-states in the ancient world. They both held sway over the
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Greece Versus Rome: Polybius Decides
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is the eternal question for all classics enthusiasts: brawn versus brains, power
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Can History Incite HATE? Should it be Censored?
***The Dialectics is an exciting new section of Classical Wisdom. Taken from our weekly newsletters, it delves into the discourses
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The myth of Jason and the Argonauts
Imagine a group of superheroes, each with their own special power, traveling around on wild, improbable adventures. There is the
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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 created
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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 ancient
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The Greek Gods of the Countryside
Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Athena… these are just a few of the names that Greek mythology lovers know, as they are
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The Birth of the Biography
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom What springs to mind when we think about literature of the Ancient World?
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Mummy Mia: the Fayum Mummy Portraits
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom A mummy, a vampire, and Frankenstein’s Monster walk into a bar… and order
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Athens First
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Recently, your editor asked a question… Is nationalism “good”? How interesting, we thought
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