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Greek Philosopher Pythagoras and His Famous Theorem

The influence of Pythagoras in mathematics and philosophy remains strong today along with the mysteries surrounding the great Greek philosopher

Mysterious Geometry ‘Connects’ Ancient Greek Temples

Sacred geometry is a concept developed in ancient times grounded on the idea that the world is created based on a consistent geometrical pattern

The Flowering of Athens in the Fifth Century B.C.

In Athens, the fifth century BC served as a period in which art, literature, and thought flourished, and it ultimately defines our image of...

12-Year-Old Boy Recreates Ancient Greek Archimedes’ Death Ray

An award-winning 12-year-old school boy in Canada has created a working death ray based on the model by ancient Greek philosopher and mathematician Archimedes. Historians...

Glaucon: The Ancient Greek Philosopher and Plato’s Older Brother

Ancient Greek philosopher Glaucon was the older brother of Plato, and appeared in many Platonian works. He was famous and admired in his own...

Love Stories of Ancient Greece: From Myth to History

With the arrival of Valentine's Day, let's journey back to ancient Greece, where love stories transcend the realms of history and mythology. These are tales...

Why Was Greek the Predominant Language of the Byzantine Empire?

Greek was the predominant language spoken in the Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman). Despite Romans establishing the empire, Latin was always ranked second. The lands that...

The Byzantine’s Hidden Impact on Education

The Byzantines, also known as the Eastern Romans, were a literate and articulate people, with a far greater appreciation for education than most of...

When Ancient Greeks and Hindus Exchanged Wisdom

"East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat,”...

The Ex-Slave Who Authored a Greek Language Book

William Sanders Scarborough was an African-American, emancipated slave who authored a Greek textbook. His First Lessons in Greek was written in 1881. The textbook...