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Findings on Santorini Point to “Lost Island of Atlantis” Origins

The ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is now known as the Greek island of Santorini.

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Its Connection to the Present

Plato's allegory of the cave is one of the greatest stories of philosophy. It allows us to understand how the Greek philosopher perceived the world in ancient times. The tale involves a metaphorical explanation, in which the human being is...

Was Socrates’ Trial and Subsequent Death Penalty Legally Just?

Historians have presented the trial of Socrates as a parody, claiming that the Athenian philosopher was forced to face invented charges

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.

Finding Your Soulmate, the Ancient Greek Way

How did people in Ancient Greece view love? What did the greatest thinkers of antiquity say about the eternal quest of finding a soulmate?

The Platonic Academy of Athens: The World’s First University

Τhe Platonic Academy was founded by Plato himself in 428/427 BC in Athens, and is considered to be the world's first university.

Hypatia: The Female Greek Philosopher Killed for Her Beliefs

Hypatia, one of the greatest philosophers of Alexandria, was admired for her groundbreaking ideas but was brutally murdered for them by Christian fanatics in the fourth century AD. Born around the year 360, Hypatia was a female Greek philosopher, astronomer...

The Most Famous Greek Person that Ever Lived

Who is the most famous Greek ever? This the perennial question that often occurs among Greeks, philhellenes and historians. Of course there is no one answer to this question. There are many famous Greeks who lived in the past 2,500...

How the Ancient Greeks Measured Time Shows What they Valued

The ancient Greeks measured time in part because human beings have felt the need to track the passage of their hours and days since time immemorial, prompted certainly by the need to plant things at the appropriate time, on...

Atlantis: How Plato’s Story Corresponds to Real History

Has the Atlantis mystery finally been solved? After years of extensive research, in conjunction with new archeological evidence, and with the aid of satellite technology, Christos A. Djonis credibly reveals that Plato based his story of Atlantis on a...