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Gymnasium: The First Gym in Ancient Greece

The word "gymnasium" in ancient Greece, which also refers to the modern gym, was commonly used because exercise and maintaining a fit body were especially important for Greeks. The word—which references a place for working out—derives from the Greek verb...

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

Mysterious Geometry ‘Connects’ Ancient Greek Temples

Sacred geometry is a concept developed in ancient times grounded on the idea that the world is created based on a consistent geometrical pattern

Glaucon: The Ancient Greek Philosopher and Plato’s Older Brother

Ancient Greek philosopher Glaucon was the older brother of Plato, and appeared in many Platonian works. He was famous and admired in his own right, too. The ancient Greek philosopher Glaucon was thought to have lived in the latter half...

Was Atlantis a Minoan Civilization on Santorini Island?

Researchers have been speculating about the location or nature of Atlantis since Plato first wrote about it. A huge variety of theories have arisen, especially in modern times. Popular theories include identifying Atlantis with the Azores, Antarctica, or South...

The Alarm Clock Invented by Ancient Greek Philosopher Plato

The great Greek philosopher Plato was the first to realize the need for an awakening device and invented what was the first alarm clock in history. Plato (ca. 428-ca. 348 BC) had good reason to make such an invention, as...

What Did the Ancient Greeks Think About Dreams?

From prophecy and divine communication to medical diagnosis and understanding the human psyche, the ancient Greeks had many theories about why we dream. The evolution of the theory of dreams in the ancient Greek world took many turns, with earlier...

Is the Lost Atlantis Mentioned in the Bible?

In the fourth century BCE, Plato wrote about the legend of Atlantis. The general belief is that he was the very first person to write about it. This has led many to claim that Plato invented the story. However,...

Ancient Greek Philosophers Brought to Life by AI

Ancient Greek scientists and philosophers are brought back to life and tell their stories in this captivating video produced through Artificial Intelligence (AI). Equator AI created the video using the latest artificial intelligence technology to bring these great thinkers to...

Was the Ancient Greek Philosopher Socrates a Real Person?

Socrates is commonly cited as the most influential of ancient Greek thinkers and is arguably a significant founder of Western philosophy, but why do accounts written about him by his contemporaries vary so much? The first unusual thing about Socrates...