Daily Archives: December 25, 2020

Acting On It

One of the more interesting genres of books are books that are labeled as self-help books, whose goal it is to improve your life in some fashion. What makes this sort of book different from most types of books is … Continue reading

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Book Review: A History Of The Hellenistic World

A History Of The Hellenistic World, 323-30 BC, by R. Malcolm Errington One of the more lamentable aspects of reading a history like this is knowing that while the historian responsible for this work is surely competent at what he … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hellenistic Age: A Short History

The Hellenistic Age: A Short History, by Peter Green This is a book whose existence is a case of recognized irony. The Hellenistic Age became notorious for the proliferation of short extract histories whose ease of reading kept many larger … Continue reading

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