In troubled times, history can be an interesting pastime. But, it should not be looked to for how to deal with the crisis at hand. Plague narratives are not helpful in coping with COVID-19 as a society.
One cannot examine the Athenian scoundrel Alcibiades without providing a potted history of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC).
The Lelantine War is the first major military conflict that pitted two alliances of Greek cities against each other. But did it really happen?
The so-called Archaeology by Thucydides offers the famed ancient Greek historian’s view of his people’s early history.
An in-depth look at the good, bad, and downright ugly aspects of Zack Snyder’s movie 300, based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel.