The Use and Abuse of History: A Syllabus

 Album of "The Führer's Trip to Italy": Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini following archaeologist & art historian Ranuccio Bianchi Bandinelli. here showing a fragment depicting Saturnia Tellus, a detail of the Ara Pacis. Henrich Himmler, Joseph Goebbels and Joachim von Ribbentrop are visible in the group. The work was reconstructed in 1938 in celebration of bi-millenium... Continue Reading →

Amo, Amas, Amat: Greco-Roman School Exercises

The first line of Euripides' Bacchae reads: 'ἥκω Διὸς παῖς τήνδε Θηβαίων χθόνα' I, the child of Zeus, have come to the land of the Thebans Although it was written by the playwright at the end of the 5th c. BCE, while in Macedonia, the words of Euripides continued to echo in schoolrooms throughout the Mediterranean.... Continue Reading →

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