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First Map of Known World Created by Ancient Greek Anaximander

The ancient Greek thinker Anaximander, who was born in the third year of the 42nd Olympiad, or 610 BC, and who lived until c. 546 BC, was a polymath, lending his prodigious talents to the realms of pre-Socratic Greek philosophy, geography,...

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...

Ancient Greek Philosophers’ Timeless Wisdom

Some of the best quotes by Greek philosophers are sure to make you reflect on life's many issues, and change the way you think.

Ancient Inscription Touts Benefits of Greek Philosophy of Epicurianism

At a remote site in Turkey, archaeologists recently discovered fragments of the ancient world’s most massive inscription -- and of course, it was in Greek -- touting the benefits of the philosophy of Epicureanism. The inscription, a quote from the Second...

The Best Wise and Inspiring Greek Philosopher Quotes

When you are searching for an inspirational quote, look no further than ancient Greek philosophers. These men and the wisdom they share with us resonates even in modern civilization as we know it today. Some of the best quotes of...

Leaders as Healers: Ancient Greek Ideas on the Health of the Body Politic

Ancient Greek philosophers including Plato likened civic leaders to doctors, creating a healthy society through balance and moderation. Those ideas feed into what we expect from leaders today. By Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides In the current health crisis, we might ask what needs to...

Bulgarians Like Ancient Greek Philosopher’s Life

According to a survey’s results, conducted by the Institute for Current Affairs during the period from Dec. 6-13, one out of five Bulgarians prefer the life of the ancient Greek philosophers and one out of ten would rather be...