Athens

From the Peloponnesian War to Putin 

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine echoes Athens’ invasion of Melos in the Peloponnesian War

National Discord or Solidarity? Lessons from Past Pandemics

Pandemics have historically been catalysts for political, economic, and social change. From Thucydides, Prokopios, and Ibn Khaldun, historians of the past who lived through the great pandemics of their day charted the ghastly toll of these invisible killers.