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Quotes from Solon -- great Athenian lawgiver who valued true justice over wealth; one of my favorites: Each day grow older and learn something new.

Archimedes of Syracuse (Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης; c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. He is generally considered to be the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time.

Archimedes of Syracuse (Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης; BC – BC) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. He is generally considered to be the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time.

More Tyrian Purple in the Early Roman Empire- you can tell who is in power by the use of the purple clothing.

Early Century - Basil II in military dress. Miniature of Emperor Basil II in triumphal garb, exemplifying the Imperial Crown handed down by Angels. Psalter of Basil II (Psalter of Venice), BNM, Ms.

Aristoteles (384 – 322 v. Chr.) war der erste große Systematiker unter den Philosophen und gilt als Begründer der abendländischen Wissenschaft. Er ordnete die einzelnen Wissensgebiete und schuf eine Fachsprache, die bis heute verwendet wird.

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Periandro – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

Periandro – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

So who was the one known to the West as: AlHazen. . .  Well, He was a Muslim scientist, polymath, mathematician,astronomer and philosopher, described in various sources as Arab and Persian. He made significant contributions to the principles of optics, as well as to astronomy,mathematics, visual perception, and to the scientific method.

So who was the one known to the West as: AlHazen. . . Well, He was a Muslim scientist, polymath, mathematician,astronomer and philosopher, described in various sources as Arab and Persian. He made significant contributions to the principles of optics, as well as to astronomy,mathematics, visual perception, and to the scientific method.

Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.) Aristotle was born in Stagira in north Greece, the son of Nichomachus, the court physician to the Macedonian royal family. He was trained first in medicine, and then in 367 he was sent to Athens to study philosophy with Plato. He stayed at Plato's Academy until about 347. Aristotle is said to have written 150 philosophical treatises.

Wolf goes back to look at Socrates’ objections to writing. He worried that reliance on writing would erode memory (it has!

"The only real wisdom is knowing you know nothing" -Socrates

"The only real wisdom is knowing you know nothing" Socrates

Socrates BCE) was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers.

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