The examination of various types of Ancient Greek and Latin prose, such as letters, speeches, and treatises, written by famous ancient thinkers and leaders, including Aristotle, Herodotus, Cicero, and Seneca the Younger, engage and exercise not only our classical language skills but also our minds and thinking.
When the theme of Liber’s inaugural issue was decided as “friendship” at the end of the summer of 2017, the very first reading I picked up was Cicero’s De Amicitia (On Friendship). It is one of the most influential classical writings on the topic, and. . .