Tag Archives: Greece

We haven’t changed much

The remains of the past have long fascinated the thinking men and women of the present, for a very good reason. The period of cultural history known as the Renaissance, which began in Italy in roughly the 14th century and … Continue reading

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Dead Symbols

I am reading a book recommended by a friend called “The Culture of Classicism”, written by history professor Caroline Winterer. The author notes that the book “charts how Americans over the course of the 19th century fundamentally changed their relationship … Continue reading

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The Fountain of Life

  “A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.” ~ Albert Schweitzer Man’s obsession with the discovery of the fountain of youth reaches deep into early history. Whether driven by … Continue reading

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