Pericles and the Land of the Deadheads
Pericles: “I Shall Begin With Our Ancestors” “I shall begin with our ancestors,” said Pericles, in his speech for the
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Hippocrates The Father of Medicine
Hippocrates embodied the perfect doctor: kind, wise, old, knowledgeable, with a long beard and profound wrinkles around perceptive eyes. At
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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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The Mysterious Mr. Homer
No one knows exactly when the Greek poet Homer lived. Herodotus, the father of history, guessed around 850 BC. Other
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The Tumultuous Tale of Heracles and Hera
Heracles and Hera had a difficult relationship. In fact, the queen of the Gods tremendously hated the half-man known for
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The Goal of Happiness: A summary of Nicomachean Ethics
The achievement of happiness, according to Aristotle, is the end goal of every man. His reasoning is thus: All human
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The Illogic of Contradiction – Metaphysics by Aristotle
by Joel Bowman Don’t tell the politicians, Classical Reader, neither on the left, nor on the right. In the non-trivial
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The Woman of Phthia
by A.P. David Unlike Socrates, Plato wrote—and wrote and wrote. This was a man who said, on a rare occasion
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Homer the Poet and Fate – Part Two
by A.P. David – You can Read Homer the Poet and Fate – Part One by A.P. David HERE: https://classicalwisdom.com/homer-the-poet-and-fate-part-one/ The
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Homer the Poet and Fate – Part One
by A. P. David What is the role of ‘fate’ in Homer’s Iliad? My late teacher David Grene used to
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