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 theRead more.
Hippocrates The Father of Medicine
Hippocrates embodied the perfect doctor: kind, wise, old, knowledgeable, with a long beard and profound wrinkles around perceptive eyes. AtRead more.
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 theRead more.
The Mysterious Mr. Homer
No one knows exactly when the Greek poet Homer lived. Herodotus, the father of history, guessed around 850 BC. OtherRead more.
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 forRead more.
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 humanRead more.
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 occasionRead more.
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/ TheRead more.
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 toRead more.