Honor in Ancient Rome:

Published on: 06-29-2019

Honor in Ancient Rome: Why They Loved Greatness of Soul

In a world of broken political promises, unfaithful marriages that dishonor vows, and authorities in high office guilty of venality and lies, the virtue of honor rarely informs the public or private life of the modern world.

Yet it inspired the moral life of the patriotic Roman soldier, statesman, and philosopher as a lofty way of life that gave man dignity and integrity and that aspired always for the highest, the best, and the excellent as the human standard of conduct. read more..