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Six Greeks in Top 10 of Historical Personalities

What are the names that are mentioned more often than any other names in human history? That was one of the questions examined in an extensive study conducted by Pantheon, the new media lab of the Massachusetts Institute of...

The Wise Side of Greece — Aristotle's Trail

Aristotle is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and scientists. He was born in Northern Greece in a town called Stagira, in 384 BC. When he was young he traveled to Athens where he studied at Plato's Academy...

Greek Books that Influenced the Course of Civilization

They say a book is a man’s best friend, but why is that? Once you take a book in your hand and start to read it, it can accompany you anywhere you go, physically and mentally. A book’s ideas,...

Ancient Greeks and Economics

The Ancient Greeks and Aristotle were the first in the world to talk about the economy. The Austrian School of Economics characterizes Aristotle as the “Father of Economics.” This is what the assistant professor of Econometrics in the University of...

Sexual Peculiarities of the Ancient Greeks

In Ancient Greece we can find anything from sex festivals--to sex toys. Aristotle pondered why people are ashamed to admit that they like having sex, while they aren’t embarrassed of saying that they like to drink or eat. People who...

What Is It Like to Be Greek?

Over the last few years, so many controversial things have been heard of poverty-stricken Greece since the economic crisis broke out. Rise in the unemployment rate, in social inequalities as the rich got somehow richer and the poor poorer....

Philosophy Revived at Plato's Academy

Philosophers from around the world gathered at the place where their practice really had its roots - Plato's Academy - in an Athens neighborhood as part of a series of events for the 23d World Philosophy Congress which is...

Diaspora MP's In Aristotle's, Alexander's Sandals

Deputies and senators of Greek descent from the USA, Australia, Canada and Sweden will participate in the Cultural Walk in the Footsteps of Aristotle and Alexander the Great, organized for them by the Interdisciplinary Center for Aristotle Studies (DIKAM)...

Aristotle on Great Scientists

Great scientists, is the name of the half-hour mini documentary on Chanel 5, examining the lives of various scientists that actually influenced and shaped the beliefs and notions of the world today. It travels back in time and sheds...

Aristotle Scholars Head for Thessaloniki

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) on Feb. 13 will host an International Colloquium on Aristotle, featuring a series of lectures presented by researchers specialized in the famed philosopher's studies, from Belgium, Germany, the USA and Greece, organized by...