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Should the Classics be used for Nationalism?

Today we will begin with an excellent query as posited by one of your fellow readers, Inês from Portugal:  “Hello Classical Wisdom! Happy new year!  I’m a huge fan of your work and all things of the classics. I’ve been attending your webinars and I think that a great theme for discussion would be “The

The Mystery of Plato’s Atlantis (part 2)

In a previous article we discussed the legend of Atlantis and how the ancient philosopher Plato, left us clues to the rise and fall of this island civilization. It is in Timaeus and Critias, two of Plato’s later dialogues, that we learn about the the nation of Atlantis that existed peacefully for generation,  and how

The Mystery of Plato’s Atlantis (part 1)

The mystery of the ancient civilization of Atlantis, and its sudden disappearance into the depths of the ocean, have captured the imagination of thousands. The story has been retold in countless forms of modern media and remains a topic of genuine interest, but the situation continues that Atlantis is often considered myth and is dismissed