Tag Archives: Greek

Book: Young Truth


As you might know, I’m writing a book.  I had a mini-epiphany the other day at work concerning one of my main characters.  I considered posting the details of that revelation because it’s a nice twist, has to do with the main … Continue reading

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In Defense of Classical Studies


“What did you major in?” “Classical Studies.” “…Oh.  Interesting.  What does that mean?” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve had that conversation since graduation (one year and one day ago).  To be honest, I had it several times … Continue reading

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Cicero On Friendship


Obviously, this is being posted much later than originally intended.  It’s been a busier week than I gave it credit for, I guess.  It’s not yet midnight though, so this will still count as a Friday post! As suggested by … Continue reading

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The Shining Marbled City

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  I’ll start with a linguistic fact today.  The origin of the word marble comes from – you guessed it – Greek; marmaros (μαρμαρος) means ‘shining stone’. It’s quite fitting, then, that I should be writing about Athens today.  I … Continue reading

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Book: The Academy


As promised – I’ve posted more writings from my work-in-progress book.  Below is part of what I am currently considering Chapter 2.  The previous post is the middle of Chapter 1, the rest of which I will publish at a … Continue reading

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Athens: A First Glance Back

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Have you ever had an experience that is so perfect and short-lived that it almost hurts to think about it after it’s done?  You know you can’t have that time back, so sometimes it starts to feel better to dismiss … Continue reading

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