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The Choice of Alcibiades

It has often been said that the countries in which we live are no longer the one's in which we grew up in. Political corruption, loss of faith in the democratic process and, of course, the ever present reality of rapid demographic change have made the nations of the West almost unrecognizable from what they were even a mere generation ago. The…
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The Trisagion

Through our reciting of the Trisagion we are imitating the angels who perpetually glorify God in His majesty. This is further advanced by the act of ritually rising and falling during it's recitation, always oriented towards the holy altar. We should aim to always incorporate the Trisagion into our personal prayers because in doing so we implore…
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Leonidas and Ephialtes: The Archetype of the Hero and the Traitor. A lesson for Modernity

Marco Túlio Cicero, prominent politician, lawyer, orator, philosopher and Roman writer, wrote that history is the master of life (Historia Magistra Vitae). In his statement he incorporates the thought coming from the earliest classical historians like Herodotus and Thucydides, that history is full of examples that serve as a guide for men. History…
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The Spirit of the Age and Contemporary Nihilism

One of the main causes of the nihilism of our times is that Man has not found his Spirit of the Age - his Zeitgeist. The Greek poet Hesiod divided the Ages of Man into five quasi-mythological epochs, e.g.; the Gold, Silver, Bronze, Heroic and Iron Ages. Likewise, the Hindus believed in four corresponding Ages or “Yugas;” the Satya Yuga, Treta Yuga,…
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The Hoplite Warband

“In practice, we always base our preparations against an enemy on the assumption that his plans are good; indeed, it is right to rest our hopes not on a belief in his blunders, but on the soundness of our provisions. Nor ought we to believe that there is much difference between man and man, but to think that the superiority lies with him who is…
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Pankration

Developed out of an existing ancient combat system, Pankration was part of the army training of many Greek city-states. It was the core of the military instruction of the hoplites (the famous Greek infantry). The Spartans were particularly well-trained and excelled in that art. In their last stand at Thermopylae, they allegedly used Pankration…
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