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Trojan War

How (Not) to Repeat History

Frank H. Wu | Posted 01.15.2015 | Arts
Frank H. Wu

I wonder if we have it wrong. The philosopher George Santayana warned: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Maybe that se...

A Tale of Two Islands

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

This story is about two islands poking out of the Aegean, one known for its good times and another, just a few minutes away by boat, for its old times.

This Thanksgiving, Let's Not Keep Fighting the Trojan War

Travis Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Travis Nichols

In Mary Rowlandson's hugely popular captivity narrative from 1676, she describes her colony's struggles with the natives and how, when such a struggle was won, the town leaders held days of public thanksgiving.

Celebrating The Storytellers: 5 Articles About New Radicals

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Michelle and Tal offered me their cottage for a week this summer. Prime time on a northern lake. How could I say no? One morning I slipped down to th...

Odysseus' Return Date From Trojan War Discovered, Scholars Say

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Using clues from star and sun positions mentioned by the ancient Greek poet Homer, scholars think they have determined the date whe...