Ancient worlds collide: Alexander and Porus at the Battle of Hydaspes, in what is now Punjab, painted by Charles Le Brun, 1673

Yes, classicists ignore the East – this books shows why

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Classics is a boastful subject. Even the name — classics — has an inner boast; as does the classics course…

Man with a mission

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He was a Persian aristocrat who struggled to make his country a democracy. Given to mood swings and sulks worthy…