August 26, 2019
Titulo del libro: The Ancient Guide To Modern Life
¿Cuán modernas son nuestras vidas? ¿Seguimos viviendo las vidas de nuestros antepasados? Es hora de que reexaminemos el pasado. Nuestras vidas son infinitamente más ricas si tomamos el tiempo de mirar lo que los griegos y los romanos nos han dado en la política y el derecho, la religión y la filosofía y la educación, y aprender cómo la gente vivió realmente en Atenas, Roma, Esparta y Alejandría. Este es un libro con un punto serio que hacer, pero el autor no es simplemente un clasicista, sino un comediante y locutor que ha hecho documentales de televisión y radio sobre el humor, la educación y Dorothy Parker. Este es un libro para todos nosotros. Ya sean políticos, culturales o sociales, hay infinitos paralelos entre los mundos antiguo y moderno. Ya sea el asesinato de César o el asesinato político de Thatcher; El arco narrativo de la exitosa serie de HBO The Wire o la de Edipo; El entusiasmo popular por el Emperador Tito o el Presidente Obama - una y otra vez podemos ser vistos como algo parecido a la gente hace 2.000 o más años atrás.
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