Quintus Curtius’ Digest: Review

“It is easy to make a eunuch out of a man, but it is impossible to make a man out…

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Diomedes: The Underrated Hero of the Iliad

In the early books of the Iliad, when Achilles withdraws from the Greek army in rage, Diomedes emerged as the…

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How Well do Your Ideas Hold up in the Coronavirus Pandemic?

There’s nothing like a crisis to test your mettle, or in this case, the mettle of your ideas. “Crisis” is…

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3 Little Known Persuasion Lessons from Aristotle’s Rhetoric

Aristotle’s Rhetoric begins with a definition: Rhetorical study, in its strict sense, is concerned with the modes of persuasion. But…

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The Judgment of Paris: A Myth of Moral Corruption

The myth is world-famous. At the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, the parents of Achilles, Eris, Goddess of Discord, throws…

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Lives of the Great Commanders: Review

Your fate is determined by two things – your fortune and your character. One is uncontrollable, but the other can…

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Antigone vs Creon: Who is in the Right?

In the generation before the Trojan War, the struggle for power in Thebes was the great tragic event in Greece.…

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