Category: Epicurean Art
Back of the Book – Epicurus As A Modern Best-Selling Author
Thanks to our friend Nate for this very creative graphic!
Upcoming Epicurean Festival in Italy, With Announcement of Thesis Contest Winners
Thanks to Michele Pinto for the following: Free like Epicurus, the second Epicurean festival The event will take place in Senigallia from 23rd to 25th July 2020. Three days during...
Epicurus Exceeded the Labors of Hercules
Hercules and his labors are referenced in several places in Lucretius, in at least one instance comparing favorably to them the achievements of Epicurus. Someday when we have time we...
Takis Panagiotopoulos: “How Became Known To Us The Portrait of The Athenian Philosopher Epicurus”
Over at the Facebook Group we recently discussed the location of Epicurus in the famous “School of Athens” artwork, and as part of that discussion it came to light...
Our Friend and Mascot: The Pig
Hiram posted an excellent article over at the Society of Epicurus entitled “Reasonings on the Hedonic Pig and Cultural Hypocrisy.” Be sure to check it out! It reminded me that...
An Epicurean Message Hits Home 2000 Years Later In London
This past week, I was lucky to be able to attend a worldwide simulcast movie-theater presentation highlighting the new exhibit at the British Museum in London on artifacts from Pompeii...
Catius Cat Purrs Again: “Catius Cat And The Forty Mice”
I have now completed a second “Epicurean poem for children of all ages,” and I submit it for the reading and listening pleasure of the Epicurean public at the links...
What the World Needs Now: Thoughts on Peter St. Andre’s “Letters on Epicurus: A Dialogue about Happiness”
In my last post I commented that I had learned of two recent updates by Peter St. Andre, and this is to comment on the second of those updates. But...
The Poet, The Monument-Builder, And Us
Today across the globe many people are exchanging gifts and buying new toys for themselves. Many of those gifts and toys are – to say the least...
What Would You Like Inscribed On Your Ring?
The topic of memorable rings has come to my attention today, and that reminds me to discuss another aspect of Epicureanism: the use of images of Epicurus and Epicurean inscriptions...