Dies Natalis of Marcus Aurelius

“All things fade into the storied past, and in a little while are shrouded in oblivion. Even to men whose lives were a blaze of glory, this comes to pass; as to the rest, the breath is hardly out of them before, in Homer’s words, they are “lost to sight alike and hearsay”. What, after…

Pillars of Hellenismos

  Featured Image: Row of columns in Ancient Messene, Greece. Photo by: Peulle, 2017 via WIkimedia Commons (X). License: Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) The “Pillars of Hellenismos” never really existed. And by that, I mean the ancient Greeks weren’t taught something called the  “Pillars” of their religion. Their religion had no name, and religious practices were…