The sacrifice of Iphigenia: Agamemnon’s crime was ‘impious’, according to Lucretius

What did the ancient Greeks believe?

27 February 2016 9:00 am

It is a curious fact that the modern Hebrew for ‘atheist’, Tim Whitmarsh notes in passing, is apikoros. The word…

Epicurus on particle physics

29 March 2014 9:00 am

According to a top TV scientist, in the beginning there was ‘empty space’ and ‘energy’. After a big bang, the…