Empedocles, the Eccentric Philosopher
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Empedocles, born c. 490 BCE in Akragas, Sicily, is perhaps one of the
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Hypatia-The Last Academic (Part Two)
By Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Read Hypatia-The Last Academic (part One) here. Under Christian rule, Alexandria, once the
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Hypatia: The Last Academic – Part One
By Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom They came to her by land. They came to her by sea. They
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The American Cincinnatus
by Kayla Kane, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom If you want to study George Washington, then you should first know Lucius
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Epicurus – Proto-Scientist, Secular-Saint, and Sophisticated Hedonist
By Jacob Bell, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom There is probably no other ancient Greek philosopher who has been so misunderstood
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Xenophon: A Biography of the Historian, Poet and Military Strategist
By Eldar Balta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Xenophon’s Early life Not much is known of Xenophon from his early years,
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Euclid: The Father of Geometry
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom We all know the varsity team: Einstein, Newton, Pythagoras, Descartes. These names are
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Thales of Miletus and the Birth of Western Philosophy
Living sometime between the 8th and 6th century BCE, Thales of Miletus is often considered one of the very first
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Euripides, The Great Greek Tragedian
By Eldar Balta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Euripides’ Early life Born on Salamis Island in 480 BC to mother Cleito
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Hesiod, a Poet of Agriculture and Peace
By Eldar Balta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Long before Herodotus fathered History and did his best to chronicle the past
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