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Greek Immigrant in Roman-Era London Used Amulet to Ward Off Plague

Although most of us may feel a bit sorry for ourselves in 2020, having to deal with lockdowns and other strict measures to combat the coronavirus, we are are truly not alone in this experience. Millions of people who...

Plagues Follow Bad Leadership in Ancient Greek Tales

By Joel Christensen* In the fifth century BC, the playwright Sophocles began “Oedipus Tyrannos” with the title character struggling to identify the cause of a plague striking his city of Thebes. (Spoiler alert: It’s his own bad leadership.) As someone who...