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What’s Greek for Realpolitik? CLASSICAL WISDOM / June 15, 2016

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Count No Man Happy Until the End is Known CLASSICAL WISDOM / June 22, 2016

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The Ancient City of Palmyra CLASSICAL WISDOM / June 29, 2016

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It has long been the prerogative of the ‘young’ to consider that phrases such as “there has never been a time when freedom has been under greater threat” a

The Invention of Freedom

It has long been the prerogative of the ‘young’ to consider that phrases such as “there has never been a time when freedom has been under greater threat” as something particularly apposite to the prevailing geopolitical climate. However, for those of us who annually accrue more grey hairs than new C

Classics for the people – why we should all learn from the ancient Greeks. The dazzling thought-world of the Greeks gave us our ideas of democracy and happiness. Yet learning classics tends to be restricted to the privileged few. It’s time for ‘elitist dinosaurs’ to embrace a citizens’ classics for all.

Classics for the people – why we should all learn from the ancient Greeks

The dazzling thought-world of the Greeks gave us our ideas of democracy and happiness. Yet learning classics tends to be restricted to the privileged few. It’s time for ‘elitist dinosaurs’ to embrace a citizens’ classics for all

Guide to the Greek Gods and Goddesses

CWW: Who Was The Real Homer? | History Author Show

CWW: Who Was The Real Homer?

April 20, 2016 - It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly — bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee. You have probably heard the name “Homer” (the classical Greek, not Simpson). He is a man that we are culturall

CWW: Cicero - Defender of the Republic | History Author Show

CWW: Cicero - Defender of the Republic

April 13, 2016 - It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly — bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee. Cicero is remembered for posterity as a great orator and an influential philosopher. However, he was also a cu

CWW: Aspasia of Miletus | History Author Show

CWW: Aspasia of Miletus

December 9, 2015 - It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly — bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee. Today we are discussing one of the most remarkable women to ever come out of the classical age. She had a kn

CWW: Pythagoras and the Revolution of Mathematics | History Author Show

CWW: Pythagoras and the Revolution of Mathematics

December 16, 2015 - It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly — bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee. Today we are visiting with a unique character from classical history. He was a philosopher, mathematician,

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December 2015 Archives

December 2015 Archives

December 2015 | History Author Show

December 2015 Archives

December 2015 Archives

CWW: Plato and the Disaster of Democracy | History Author Show

CWW: Plato and the Disaster of Democracy

January 13, 2015 - It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly — bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee. Today we are visiting with Plato and we are going to discuss political philosophy. This might be a bit of a

CWW: Lysistrata - Make Love or War | History Author Show

CWW: Lysistrata - Make Love or War

January 20, 2016 - It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly — bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee. Today you should consider yourself warned. We are going to be discussing some adult topics. To be specific,

H5F: Richard Rhodes - The Spanish Civil War | History Author Show

H5F: Richard Rhodes - The Spanish Civil War

January 29, 2016 - Today’s history author, Richard Rhodes, has edited or authored several history books including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, winner of a Pulitzer Prize in non-fiction. His most recent book is Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made. The fighting took pl