Archive for the 'Historian Tuesday' Category

Historian Tuesday: Josephus

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Josephus on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Works of Flavius Josephus by William Whiston, Translator [1737]

Click Here to Read: The Life of Josephus on the website.

Click Here to Read: Josephus and Jesus By Paul L. Maier on the website.

Click Here to Read:  The Ancient Jewish Historian Josephus on John the Baptizer, Jesus, and James on the James Tabor blog on February 21, 2017.

Josephus by William Whiston  (more…)

Historian Tuesday: Herodotus

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Herodotus on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  The History of Herodotus By Herodotus

Click Here to Read: Arms and the Man: What was Herodotus trying to tell us? By Daniel Mendelsohn in The New Yorker in April 28, 2008 Issue.

Click Here to Read: On the Road With History’s Father By Tom Bissell in The New York Times on June 10, 2007.

Click Here to Read:   The rest is history: With his reputation for romanticism and rambling and his love of gossip, Herodotus was dismissed by the serious thinkers of his day. Yet his work is both entertaining and deeply moral, argues Charlotte Higgins on the Guardian website on January 2, 2009. (more…)

Historian Tuesday: Thucydides

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Thucydides on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  History: The Trump team is obsessing over Thucydides, the ancient historian who wrote a seminal tract on war By Michael Crowley on the Politico website on June 21, 2017/

Click Here to Read:  The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War? In 12 of 16 past cases in which a rising power has confronted a ruling power, the result has been bloodshed by Graham Allison on September 24, 2015.

Click Here to Read:   The Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War by S.M. Jaffe on the War on the Rocks website on July 6, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Thucydides and the Tragedy of Athens: A Parable for America by John H. Maurer on the Foreign Policy Research website on June 26, 2017.
This is the plaster cast bust currently in exposition of Zurab Tsereteli’s gallery in Moscow (part of Russian Academy of Arts), formerly from the collection of castings of Pushkin museum made in early 1900-1910s.

Original bust is a Roman copy (c. 100 CE) of an early 4th Century BCE Greek original, and is located in Holkham Hall in Norfolk, UK. 2008 Photo: shakko