Classics

It’s Better in Latin

The Aeneid by Vergil, translated by Sarah Ruden

Mozart and the Mob

Despite the name, television drama The Sopranos has nothing to do with opera - or does it?

Put Thumos in Your Tank

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”.

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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