On the steps of Marcus Aurelius: visiting Carnuntum

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by Massimo Pigliucci Some people go to Mecca. Others to see the Pope in St. Peter’s Square. I go to sites that are connected to ancient Greco-Roman history, especially to philosophers, and more often than not in particular to Stoicism. I call these episodes my “secular pilgrimages,” as they serve a function similar to what—I […]

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