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Philip Freeman

Classics Professor, Author

Philip Freeman has been a professor in Classics since 2004, focusing on the course topics of Classical Mythology, Ancient Roman Culture, Greece and Rome on Film, as well as Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Latin. He is the author of fifteen books on the ancient world for both academic and general readers, including Alexander the Great and Oh My Gods: A Modern Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths. He is a regular guest on NPR (National Public Radio) and has written essays about Greece and Rome for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. Freeman has a PhD from Harvard and has taught at Boston University, Washington University and now Luther College in the beautiful hills of northeast Iowa. He's also been a visiting scholar at the Harvard Divinity School, the American Academy in Rome and the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.
Populistas e demagogos como Donald Trump existem desde a Roma

Populistas e demagogos como Donald Trump existem desde a Roma Antiga

O populismo tem uma história longa e pitoresca na política americana, de Huey Long na esquerda, a George Wallace na direita e - mais recentemente - a Ross Perot em 1992 e Donald Trump hoje. Mas as raízes do populismo estão num passado muito mais distante - há mais de dois milênios, no começo do fim da República Romana.
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