The Milesian School: Ancient Greece’s Pioneers of Philosophy
The Milesian School, a branch of pre-Socratic philosophy based in the Asia Minor town of Miletus in the sixth century BC, produced three thinkers who together formed the basis of the later Western scientific method. It is generally considered to...
Map of the World as Herodotus, The Father of History, Knew It
Herodotus, the Greek historian known as "The Father of History," passed on detailed knowledge of the world, or at least as much as was known by ancient Greeks, allowing for the creation of a map containing peoples, lands and...