Tag: Sparta


44 – The Death of Socrates

“The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways – I to die, and you to live. Which is better, God only knows.” Socrates – The Apology Special guest introduction from Benjamin Ashwell of the Talking History: Italian Unification podcast! Head on over and check out a fascinating study of a not so often discussed topic! Music Credits:…


37 – Athens

“Such power I gave the people as might do, abridged not what they had now lavished new, Those that were great in wealth and high in place My counsel likewise kept from all disgrace Before them both I held my shield of might, and let not either touch the other’s right.” The Life of Solon – Plutarch     Music…


36 – Sparta

“I would never remember or mention in my work any man for his speed afoot or wrestling skill – not if he was as huge and strong as a Cyclops or could run faster than the North Wind, nor more handsome than Tithonus, or richer than Midas, nor more kingly than Pelops, or had speech more honeyed than Adrastus, not…