Ask The Ancients answers modern day questions with the wisdom of the ages.
What should I wear to a party?
What kind of water pipes should I use in my house?
How can I overcome stage fright?
What should I look for in a wife?
How can I rid myself of anxious thoughts?
How can I manage my time most effectively?
Is suicide ever justifiable?
Is the world going downhill?
Ancient authorities from the western classical tradition offer opinions on these and other burning questions for your consideration. The advice is often astonishing−either for its wisdom, its entertainment value, or its complete lack of concern for modern sensibilities. The author, who collected these fascinating tidbits as she worked her way through many of the extant classical sources, can’t help but enter the discussion with her own inspired opinions as well.