Category: Biography

Who Was Marcus Aurelius?

Who Was Marcus Aurelius?

Marcus Aurelius: The Stoic Emperor brings Marcus Aurelius (121–180 CE) to life for a new generation of readers. Founding member of the organization Modern Stoicism Donald Robertson answers your questions… READ MORE

Honoring Black Histories and Experiences

Honoring Black Histories and Experiences

Black History Month, or African-American History Month, was proposed in February of 1969 by students at Kent State University. Later to be federally recognized by President Gerald Ford in 1976,… READ MORE

Ep. 130 — Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor

Ep. 130 — Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor

In this episode of the Yale University Press podcast, we talk with Philip Freeman about Julian: Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor. Julian: Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor is part of the Ancient Lives Series,… READ MORE

The Courageous Merze Tate

The Courageous Merze Tate

Barbara D. Savage — On a spring evening in 1921, more than four hundred people crammed into a high school auditorium in Battle Creek, Michigan, to witness an annual student… READ MORE

Our Best Books of 2023

Our Best Books of 2023

Explore our list of bestselling titles of the year, just in time for the holiday season! Learn more about our gift guide, which offers suggestions for every reader on your… READ MORE

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