Archive by Era: Ancient Greece - page 1

  1. Archimedes

    Melvyn Bragg discusses the Greek mathematician Archimedes and his famous cry of “eureka!”

  2. Aristotle's Poetics

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aristotle's Poetics.

  3. Aristotle's Politics

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aristotle’s ‘Politics’.

  4. Averroes

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 12th century Islamic philosopher, Averroes.

  5. Comedy in Ancient Greek Theatre

    Melvyn Bragg explores comedy in Ancient Greek theatre including Aristophanes and Menander.

  6. Cultural Imperialism

    Melvyn Bragg examines how a dominant power can exert a cultural influence on its empire.

  7. Cynicism

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Cynics, the performance artists of philosophy.

  8. Democracy

    Melvyn Bragg examines the origins of the most cherished form of government in the world.

  9. Friendship

    Melvyn Bragg explores the concept of friendship; ‘a single soul dwelling in two bodies’.

  10. Greek and Roman Love Poetry

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Greek and Roman love poetry.

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