Ancient marbles

Global Britain – more Athenian than Spartan


The Corridor is eagerly waiting Spartan Victory, the upcoming autobiography of Mark Francois, although can’t help but consider Athenian Victory would be a more appropriate title. After all, classical Athens has much more in common with a global Britain than ancient Sparta does, being, as it was, a true democracy with an enterprising and expansive trade policy. And Athens, like Britannia, once ruled the waves too. But then, perhaps Francois opts for laconicisms over sophistry every time…

8th October 2020