The Glory of Ancient Greece

The glory of Ancient Greece is all around us, even in the 21st century, because Greece was the cradle of Western civilization. We know about the gods and their characters –...

Great Rulers of Ancient Rome

The common view of the Romans is that they were only interested in watching gladiators hack one another to pieces, and in lying on couches while they stuffed large meals down...

Aristotle – An Introduction

No thinker has had a more profound influence on western civilisation than Aristotle. Whether we realise it or not, his work has been one of the main props of our culture for over...

Ancient Greek Philosophy – An Introduction

The philosophy of Ancient Greece provides the background of Western ethical thought and politics. In this approachable introduction, Tom Griffith, a leading translator of Plato,...