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Battle of Salamis Opens Door for Ancient Greece’s Golden Age

(Note: This essay was originally published in the Newport Daily News on October 5, 2020, and at the History News Network on October 11, 2020.) Twenty-five hundred years ago in the Battle of Salamis, the ancient Greeks defeated the invading … Continue reading

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Citizenship and the American Citizen, Part I: Ancient Greece

As a human body is only as healthy as its individual cells, so a civilization or modern state is only as healthy as its individual citizens. As a healthy human body is sustained by new, healthy cells, so a modern … Continue reading

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