The Aeneid by Vergil, translated by Sarah Ruden
Despite the name, television drama The Sopranos has nothing to do with opera – or does it?
History Lesson: A Race Odyssey by Mary Lefkowitz
The new transatlantic buzzword is actually a very old one — ancient Greek, in fact. Thumos is defined by Robert Kagan as “a spiritedness and ferocity in defence of clan, tribe, city, or state”.