Ask the Ancients: Astonishing Advice for Daily Dilemmas
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How can I overcome stage fright?
What should I look for in a wife?
Is the world going downhill?
Ancient authorities from the Western classical tradition offer opinions on these and other burning questions. The advice is often astonishing-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 thoughts as well.