Classics

calasso

Making a killing

April 25, 2020 12:25 pm

The Celestial Hunter by Roberto Calasso reviewed

jefferson education

No one in Jefferson’s day suspected the contradiction between commerce and education

March 31, 2020 4:13 pm

Republics have never lived by the commercial principle alone

epic

An epic mistake from one of the world’s best universities

February 21, 2020 1:39 pm

This Homer and Virgil business at Oxford is actually a proxy war

pericles

Pericles for PM: Boris should forget Augustus and stay focused on his hero

September 12, 2019 12:54 pm

Pericles’s vision was that of a highly civilized man who loved his people

plato glaucon

Plato, Socrates and Glaucon’s Fate

June 23, 2019 4:22 pm

A new interpretation of the old impulse to tyranny

ovid classics

Classics takes the Red Pill

December 19, 2018 5:53 am

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