What Plato knew about behavioural economics. (A lot)
Author: Nick Romeo
How much did Plato know about behavioural economics and cognitive biases? Pretty much everything, it turns out
Army turns to Greek tragedy to help troops open up about PTSD
Publisher: The Telegraph
Author: Ben Farmer
The Army is experimenting with performances of Greek tragedy to try to get soldiers to open up about the psychological wounds of war.
Massimo Pigliucci on Seneca’s Stoic philosophy of happiness
Author: Massimo Pigliucci
What makes a life worth living? Massimo Pigliucci introduces Seneca’s classic letter of Stoic philosophy, ‘On the Happy Life’
A 2,500th Birthday for the Father of History—and Fake News
Author: Tom Holland
The ancient Greek chronicler Herodotus pioneered sourcing, historical method and skepticism.
Writer David Vann on Greek tragedy, violence and Donald Trump
Author: Alexander Bisley
David Vann writes black-humoured and fascinating stories about people in crisis.
‘A World of Emotions’ in Greek Art Unmasks the Stony Faces
Publisher: The New York Times
Author: Holland Cotter
Explosive feelings, personal and political, are the subject of a strange and wonderful exhibition at the Onassis Cultural Center.
The Battle of Salamis, In Our Time
Author: Melvyn Bragg
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the significance of The Battle of Salamis, 480BC.
Greek Ministry of Culture: Port of ancient sea battle of Salamis discovered
Author: Tornos News TornosNews.gr
The Greek Ministry of Culture announced that the location where the Greek naval forces had gathered before the historic sea battle of Salamis against Persians in 480 BC has been discovered.
Making Athens Great Again
Publisher: The Atlantic
Author: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
How does a citizen respond when a democracy that prides itself on being exceptional betrays its highest principles? Plato despaired, but he also pointed the way to renewal.
Not Lucian’s Lucian
Publisher: The University Bookman
Author: Sarah Ruden
Lucian’s Dialogues of the Gods, translated by H. & F. Fowler & W. Tooke, edited by Nicholas Jeeves.