Ancient Eroticism

About.com’s Archaeology Guide and my friend Kris Hirst has been updating some of my old articles, including ones that some … More

Aeschylus

Each tetralogy was only performed once, except in the case of the exceptionally honored Aeschylus. When he died, allowance was made to re-stage his plays.

Cum Grano Salis

We should all remember to take things with a grain of salt. This includes words from excellent classical sources. Even … More

Syme

Ronald Syme wrote his Sallust in the 1960s. In his chapter on the political scene he blames Sallust for our … More