02-15-2019 01:00:05 PM -0800
02-15-2019 09:32:56 AM -0800
02-15-2019 07:34:51 AM -0800
02-14-2019 05:19:47 PM -0800
02-14-2019 04:32:01 PM -0800
It looks like you've previously blocked notifications. If you'd like to receive them, please update your browser permissions.
Desktop Notifications are  | 
Get instant alerts on your desktop.
Turn on desktop notifications?
Remind me later.
PJ Media encourages you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY.

Live Blog

Live Blog

As I write in my book, The Fiery Angel, "Homer has more to teach us about governance than Harvard, and always will." And he's been doing it for a lot longer than Harvard has, too:

Archaeologists have discovered what they believe is the oldest known inscription of Homer’s epic poem “Odyssey.” The poem was engraved on a clay plaque found in the ancient Greek city of Olympia, a sanctuary on the Peloponnese peninsula and the original site of the Olympic Games, Reuters reports. Researchers have dated the plaque to the Roman times, likely before before the 3rd century AD, the Greek culture ministry said on Tuesday.

While the exact date of the tablet awaits determination, the ministry called the finding “a great archaeological, epigraphic, literary and historical exhibit.” The plaque depicts 13 verses from Homer’s 12,100-line epic poem.

We have so much still to learn from the Greeks and Romans -- so read them and learn.