Philosophy and the Divine – Dionysius of Halicarnassus

Here we present a very interesting excerpt from Dionysius of Halicarnassus’ book ‘The Roman Antiquities‘ (The Loeb Classical Library). Continue reading “Philosophy and the Divine – Dionysius of Halicarnassus”

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The Greek origin of the Romans – Part 3: Aeneas and his Trojans

Here we present selected excerpts from Dionysius of Halicarnassus’ book ‘The Roman Antiquities‘ (The Loeb Classical Library). Apparently, there had been hardly any doubt for Dionysius and the majority of ancient Greek and Roman historians up to his time (1st century B.C.) that the Romans were a nation of mostly Greek origin/genealogy. Continue reading “The Greek origin of the Romans – Part 3: Aeneas and his Trojans”

The Greek origin of the Romans – Part 2: Arcadians & Hercules’ expedition to the West

Here we present selected excerpts from Dionysius of Halicarnassus’ book ‘The Roman Antiquities‘ (The Loeb Classical Library). Apparently, there had been hardly any doubt for Dionysius and the majority of ancient Greek and Roman historians up to his time (1st century B.C.) that the Romans were a nation of mostly Greek origin/genealogy. Continue reading “The Greek origin of the Romans – Part 2: Arcadians & Hercules’ expedition to the West”

The Greek origin of the Romans – Part 1: Aborigines & Pelasgians

Here we present selected excerpts from Dionysius of Halicarnassus’ book ‘The Roman Antiquities‘ (The Loeb Classical Library). Apparently, there had been hardly any doubt for Dionysius and the majority of ancient Greek and Roman historians up to his time (1st century B.C.) that the Romans were a nation of mostly Greek origin/genealogy. Continue reading “The Greek origin of the Romans – Part 1: Aborigines & Pelasgians”

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