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The Golden Age of Greek Science

Greece had two golden ages. The legacies of Greek golden ages, especially in science, made Western civilization what we know today.

The Cosmos of Ancient Greece’s Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera computer captured the ancient Greek passion for mathematics and especially geometry. By Evaggelos Vallianatos The second century BC was a time of the golden age of Greek science, and civilization centered in the kingdoms of the empire of Alexander...

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

Edible Insects: New Frontier For Western Cuisine Has Ancient Roots

With the green light for the production and introduction of the first edible insects into European markets, conflicting opinions were rife.

The Aristotle Menu: Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher

According to Aristotle, the world was based on five elements—earth, fire, water, air, and ether. Culinary professor Giorgos Palisidis has now created what he calls the "Aristotelian Menu," based on foods and ingredients from northern Greece, the birthplace of...

Twitter Town Square: What Elon Musk Could Learn from Aristotle

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man and founder of Tesla and SpaceX, made an offer to buy the social media network Twitter for $44 billion. by Danie du Plessis and Patrick Patrese Jones In a statement, Elon Musk declared: "Free speech...

The Archaeological Mystery of Aristotle’s Tomb

A Greek archaeologist potentially made one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in decades when he claimed in 2016 that he had found the tomb of one of the most important ancient Greek philosophers, Aristotle, during excavations at the...

Fourth of July: How Ancient Greece Inspired American Independence

Greek Americans have one more reason to be proud on the Fourth of July each year because they don't only celebrate America's Independence Day, but also the great influence of Hellenism on the birth of the American nation. The ideas...

The School of Aristotle: One of the First ‘Universities’ in the World

A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle are located just two miles from the contemporary town of Naoussa in the Greek region of Macedonia. Located in the region of Esvoria along the...

The Role of Slavery in Ancient Greece

Slavery in Ancient Greece was acceptable and common, as in most organized societies of the time, yet with differences between city states