Octavian Augustus, the adoptive son of Julius Caesar, was the first Roman emperor. The battle of Actium of 31 BCE, where he defeated the forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra, marked the end of the Hellenistic period and the rise… Read More ›
Classics professor Edith Hall has recently published a fascinating article in Aeon entitled “Why read Aristotle today?,” on the reasons we should adopt Aristotle as a guide to a happy life. In the article, it transpires that she really doesn’t… Read More ›
The 26th letter written by Seneca to his friend Lucilius begins in this fashion: “I give thanks to myself, in your presence, that I do not sense any impairment in my mind, even though I do in my body. Only… Read More ›
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