In trying to understand the world, they began a serious study of science, mathematics, astronomy, engineering and philosophy. For these endeavours, ancient Greece came to stand among the great civilizations.
Exploring the ways in which we use the classical past and to what extent and why it remains relevant today and important for our future.
Janet Stephens, an amateur archaeologist and hairdresser, has been able to recreate one these hairstyles – that of the Roman Vestal Virgins, who were priestesses of Vesta, goddess of the hearth.
Lecture by Athanasios Spilias
In this video, Dr. Andrew Robinson and Instructor Ryan McDaniel take a look at Egyptian religions from a Biblical Perspective.
I had long wanted to follow in the tracks of the chariots on a journey to the ends of the ancient Roman world to discover something of modern-day Libya.
Consider the following objects: an army, a house, a giraffe, your immortal soul. What makes these things different from each other and might they have in common. Plotinus, the founder of neo-platonism, who lived in the third century, would say that a striking feature of these things is that some of them are more real than others.
Jeffrey Brenzel focuses on Plato and Aristotle, as well as other great writers from throughout history.
Why Teach Thucydides? Because he’s there, because students love him, and because he has so much to say to us today (as he has for 2,400 years now).