Category Archives: Minor Greek Prose

Endlessness – Homer, Ibycus, Cicero, Leopardi (Contributed by Cristina Lofaro)

These passages explain the feelings of the four poets dealing with what is endless, impossible to reach, and for man to understand in depth. In the Greek and Latin extracts, the authors make the reader reflect on the fleetingness of time and life. The brightness of stars contrasting the darkness of the sky aims at […]

Apollonius’ Letter to Valerius (contributed by Kelly Zeppou)

Apollonius of Tyana, was a Greek philosopher of the1st century AC, who is about to become one of my favourites! Apollonius’s life has so many similarities to that of Jesus Christ that he is almost concealed from our official history and philosophy books. Yet he seems to have been a true practical philosopher, especially open-minded […]