CWW: Plato’s Symposium – Always Change for Love

October 14, 2015 – It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly — bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee. Today we visit with one of the greatest minds to ever be produced by the classical world-Plato. It’s “Plato’s Symposium: Always Change for Love.” We will examine one of his more popular pieces of philosophy, The Symposium. Specifically, we are going to consider Plato’s assertion that we should, in fact, always change for love! Your guide to through the classical landscape is Van Bryan, Associate Editor of Classical Wisdom Weekly. You can catch Classical Wisdom Wednesday every week before your first cup of coffee, right here on the History Author Show. Classical Wisdom Wednesday. It’s ancient wisdom for modern (midweek morning) minds. Podcast: Download (Duration: 7:33 — 6.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More

CWW: Kleos – Death & Glory

October 7, 2015 – It’s Classical Wisdom Wednesday, presented by Classical Wisdom Weekly — bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds, every Wednesday morning before your first cup of coffee. This week, we dive into the book that kicked it all off — the first true classic in the history of Western literature — Homer’s The Iliad. Along the way, we examine the epic’s leading man, Achilles, and his pursuit of kleos (eternal glory). What does it mean to be a hero? The answer might just surprise you. Your guide to through the classical landscape is Van Bryan, Associate Editor of Classical Wisdom Weekly. You can catch Classical Wisdom Wednesday every week before your first cup of coffee, right here on the History Author Show. Classical Wisdom Wednesday.  It’s ancient wisdom for modern (midweek morning) minds. Read the Full Story: Kleos: Death and Glory. Podcast: Download (Duration: 9:36 — 8.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More