Archaeologist K. Kris Hirst has a collection of short articles on the characteristics of ancient civilizations. Here’s one that contains … More
Ancient Greeks started democracy, but they would not recognize it in our modern world – they’d see an especially insidious form of oligarchy, according to Heritage Daily.
The link below leads to an illustrated article from the Canadian Global News network on the unexpected discovery of a … More
Do you need some summer reading? How about Flaubert? In her latest submission to Academia.edu, Sweating Truth in Ancient Carthage, Adrienne … More
Updated May 30, 2016 – Articles summarizing the rise of kingdoms in Europe from the ashes of Rome.
My review of Peter Frankopan’s The Silk Roads: A New History of the World appears on the About.com site of … More
Alan Axelrod’s Little-Known Wars of Great and Lasting Impact sets out to earn its title. In the two chapters I … More
This is a partial list — in various ways. It would be a service to those studying Latin to have … More
See that “vocabulary” in the title? I tried “glossary”, glossaries”, and “word list” and “vocabulary,” but can’t remember which one … More
Last week I got side-tracked in my reading of Book VIII of the Aeneid by my JSTOR quest for Vergil’s … More