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Archaic Age Greece: Foundation of Classical Civilization

Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom We are all familiar with the achievements of Classical Greece. The era produced great art, philosophies, and political systems that still influence us to this day. However, the Classical period was born out of the Archaic period, dating from the 8th century BC until the second Persian

Magna Graecia – or Greater Greece

by John Mancini The ebb and flow of empires, societies and cultures… these are the elements that make western culture what it is today. More specifically, the spreading of ideas, agriculture and religion across different, often disparate cultures accounts for the rich diversity that makes up our combined heritage. This “cultural diffusion”, as it is