Panic, nightmares at night, depression, desperation, aggressive behavior. This is the condition of many American soldiers after their return from Afghanistan and Iraq. These symptoms of a post war stress are known to humanity since the hoary antiquity and the ancient Greeks have found the cure for it at that time. It is called “catharsis” and means the process in which the literary drama purifies the soul. Its therapeutic effect is indisputable in the past 2000 years and until present times.