I've writen two books about Greece and Rome, introducing each civilization with their most famous authors woven into the narrative. Check them out on their own website!

Plutarch as Antidote and Introduction

Do we study history to predict the future or deeply analyze human nature? Plutarch as a biographer helps us see the real reasons we study history even when we’re young.

What’s the Best Translation of Plutarch’s Lives?

See a side-by-side comparison of the most common Plutarch translations currently available in English. Make an informed decision about what kind of English prose you prefer as you sit at the feet of the master biographer.

What’s the Best Latin Dictionary?

Latin dictionaries can be found on desks, online, and on our phones. What’s the best Latin dictionary for you? It depends on your Latin needs…

Learning and Playing with Math

Some key vocabulary that the Greeks gave us about Math; my busy summer schedule; and how teaching, learning, and playing relate.