Philanthropia in ancient Rome

“How can anyone who, while worshiping Zeus the God of Companions, sees their neighbors in need and does not give them a penny – how can they think they are worshiping Zeus properly?” — Julian, Emperor of Rome, Letter to Arsacius, High-priest of Galati

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…