Herodotus described it well: But Xerxes was not persuaded any the more. Four whole days he suffered to go by, expecting that the Greeks would run away. When, however, he found on the fifth that they were not… Read More
If you’re looking for Lecture 12, my sincere apologies–I had a messup with the recorder. So, sadly, it only recorded about 3 seconds of the lecture. I’d post it, but it’s kind of a boring 3 seconds. Here’s… Read More
A short, 30 minute lecture/discussion as I gave the first quiz of the semester. The course lecture involved Plato’s understanding of the divine. Enjoy.
Lecture 10 of Western Heritage: Socrates on Ethics and Plato on Democracy.
Leonidas and 300 Spartans birth western civilization through their sacrifice. Complete with not one but TWO tornado sirens during the lecture.