Socrates Found Not Guilty in NHM Mock Trial
Socrates, the philosopher from Athens who is credited as the founder of Western philosophy, was found not guilty in a mock trial conducted by the National Hellenic Museum (NHM). Robert A. Clifford and Sarah F. King, partners of Clifford Law...
Ancient Greek Philosophers’ Timeless Wisdom and Quotes
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 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...
Ancient Greek Courtesan Aspasia as a Feminist Heroine: Then and Now
Aspasia was born in Greece in the fifth century BC. She and Pericles, the great general and politician, fell deeply in love. By Yvonne Korshak What else is known about her? Not a lot. And yet she was famous in her...
Socrates, the Founder of Western Philosophy
Socrates is the most important exponent of Western philosophy, his ideas forming a continuum from Ancient Greece to today's Western thought
The Greek Philosophers ‘Hiding’ in Raphael’s School of Athens
Several of the most influential Greek philosophers and thinkers are portrayed in Raphael's masterpiece the School of Athens which adorns the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. Painted between 1509 and 1511, it depicts a congregation of philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists...
Greek Philosopher Socrates and the Life Worth Living
Socrates was notoriously annoying. He was likened to a gadfly buzzing around while one is trying to sleep. The Oracle of Delphi declared him the wisest of all human beings. His life and death would go on to shape...
Socrates’ Wisest and Most Inspiring Quotes
Socrates, famous for his wise and inspiring quotes, died as he lived—hated by most Athenians but much beloved by his students. He was condemned to prison and death by poison in 399 BC for corrupting Athenian youth and rejecting...
Socrates’ Views on Death Will Help You Deal With Fear
One of the greatest minds of all time, Socrates' views on death made him go down in history for his cheerful taking of poison after his trial.
The Ancient Greek Weightlifter and the 316-Pound Rock
Ancient Greek weightlifter Bybon went down in history for the feat of lifting a 316-pound stone. In Ancient Greece, strength was greatly appreciated as a physical attribute. Weightlifting was common among ancient Greeks, since their culture celebrated strength. Soldiers trained...