Ancient Rome

reparations

Italy owes Wales reparations for the wrongs of the Roman Empire

July 18, 2020 12:55 pm

Gangs of heavily-armed war-criminals went rampaging across Britain and helped themselves to my people’s homelands. And they called us ‘foreigners’

statues slavery

Why stop at destroying statues?

June 17, 2020 11:54 pm

The ancient world was one in which there were laws, but no concept of human rights, or of the sanctity of life

funerals

Roman funerals had real ‘emotional intelligence’

January 23, 2020 5:46 pm

There was a tradition of preserving death masks of the departed, complete with lists of achievements

ovid classics

Classics takes the Red Pill

December 19, 2018 5:53 am

For online bigots, ancient history is the tip of the Zuckerberg

If Trump seems bad, remember Caligula

January 13, 2018 9:00 am

Whatever one makes of the accuracy of the journalist Michael Wolff’s depiction of President Trump, it cannot all be the…