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Bruce S. Thornton
Bruce S. Thornton is professor of classics at California State University, Fresno. His books include Greek Ways: How the Greeks Created Western Civilization and Plagues of the Mind: The New Epidemic of False Knowledge.
Articles by Bruce S. Thornton
Caesar's world, come to life.
Bruce Thornton looks at the influence of the Scottish Enlightenment on the American Founding.
A review of The Parthenon Enigma, by Joan Breton Connelly
A review of The Romans and their World: A Short Introduction, by Brian Campbell; Rome: An Empire's Story, by Greg Woolf; and Ancient Rome: From Romulus to Justinian, by Thomas R. Martin
On the difficulty of translating Virgil's greatest poem.
Recovering the historical truth of the American Indian and his conflicted, quirky humanity.