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Evaggelos Vallianatos

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 Olympics as an Antidote to War in Ancient Greece

The Olympics was about much more than honoring Zeus or the winners of the games. It was an organized effort to help the Greeks get to know each other better, perhaps inspire them to work together at peace and...

The Legacy of the Antikythera Mechanism Discovered on This Day in 1901

The Antikythera Mechanism, widely believed to be the world’s first computer, was among wreckage retrieved from a shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Antikythera on May 17, 1901. A year later, it was identified as containing a...

New Book Unravels Mystery of Antikythera Mechanism

A new book titled "Antikythera Mechanism: The Story Behind the Genius of the Greek Computer and Its Demise" by Greek historian and ecopolitical theorist Evaggelos Vallianatos seeks to unravel the mystery of the world's first computer. In the book, Vallianatos...

The Climate Medusa: Code Red for Humanity

Science has been warning us for decades about the Medusa of climate change. By Evaggelos Vallianatos  Humans thirst for certainty as they do for water. They want to know what to expect for tomorrow. They keep talking to each other to...

Greece Needs to Look at its Glorious Past for Renaissance

Greeks need to turn their eyes, and mind, to their ancient ancestors for inspiration and knowledge, because it was science and civilization from ancient Greece that built the foundations of our world. by Evaggelos Vallianatos The 200 years of modern Greek...

Apollo Vs Agamemnon: The Plague in Ancient Greece was Divine Wrath

The plague appeared in Greece as a weapon of divine wrath. Agamemnon, offended the priest of Apollo and the God spread pestilence among the Greeks.

Why the US and the West Need Another Renaissance

By Evaggelos Vallianatos Black Death Giovanni Boccaccio was thirty-five when he wrote The Decameron (Ten Days), a masterpiece of stories about the 1347-1348 plague of Black Death. He spoke with passion about Florence that suffered so much from the tsunami-like force...