Caesar and the Pirates

Editor’s Note:  The following is excerpted from Plutarch’s Life of Caesar (Dryden’s translation as revised by A. H. Clough, published 1905). After Sylla became master of Rome, he wished to make Caesar

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Augustus, Herod, and the Innocents

Editor’s note:  The following is excerpted from Giovanni Papini’s The Life of Christ.  While Papini’s interpretations of Scripture are sometimes questionable or even false, and  though he is given to intellectual musings

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Man of the West: Nathan Hale

Editor’s Note:  The following is excerpted from The Lives of Patriots and Heroes, by John S. Jenkins (1847).  At the time this book was published, the memory of Nathan Hale, and his

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