History has been, and always will be, bent horribly out of shape: prodded, pushed, and manipulated. But can the real past ever truly be uncovered?
The humble joy of a congregation in a blackout reminded me of the importance of devotion.
My blog has been silent for the past three weeks, but my excuse is valid: I was away on an overseas holiday in Italy!
Lucretius discusses major themes still relevant today. I’ve compiled three of some of my favourite extracts and partnered each of them with some photos of some modern-day issues. What’s the connection, and why should we listen to Lucretius?
Nero is infamous for being one of the cruellest rulers to have ever lived. Here are five fun, myth-busting facts about Rome’s very own actor-king. What was Nero really like?
From what I’ve experienced in the field of Early Christianity studies, arguments often split into one of two factions. What’s the truth behind this division?
Caleb Wilde explores a rather unconventional topic with sincere honesty and inspiring purpose.
I have just taken the first step on a longer path to further studies. Here’s the lessons I’ve learnt so far.
Sejanus was an imperial advisor to Emperor Tiberius, becoming very successful in his career before he was suddenly killed. Why?
Reading Pliny the Elder and Seneca the Younger has changed my mind on how I should view nature — from the untamed wildness of the outback, to the shaky stems in my garden box.