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25 Fun And Interesting Facts About Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was the Roman emperor from 161 to 180, ruling jointly with his adoptive brother, Lucius Verus, until Verus’ death in 169, and jointly with his son, Commodus, from 177 until Aurelius’ own death. He was the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors. Take a look below for 25 more fun and interesting…

30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Paul The Apostle

Paul the Apostle, commonly known as Saint Paul, was an apostle, though not one of the Twelve Apostles, who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world. Paul is generally considered one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age and in the mid-30s to the mid-50s AD he founded several…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ, sometimes referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, was a first century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity. Most Christians believe him to be the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and…

30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Cleopatra

Cleopatra VII Philopator was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, nominally survived as pharaoh by her son Caesarion. She was also a diplomat, naval commander, linguist and medical author. As a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, she was a descendant of its founder Ptolemy I Soter, a Macedonian Greek general and…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. He’s also known as an author of Latin prose. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and awesome facts about…

26 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Archimedes

Archimedes of Syracuse was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor and astronomer. Although few details of his life are known, he’s regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. He’s generally considered the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time. Take a look below for 26 more interesting…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Alexander The Great

Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 365 BC and succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of 20. He spent most of his ruling…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Aristotle

Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidiki, in the north of Classical Greece. Along with Plato, Aristotle is considered the “Father of Western Philosophy,” which inherited almost its entire lexicon from his teachings, including problems and methods of inquiry, so influencing almost all forms of knowledge. Take…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Plato

Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western wold. He’s widely considered the most pivotal figure in the development of philosophy, especially in the Western tradition. Unlike nearly all of his philosophical contemporaries, Plato’s entire work is believed to…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Socrates

Socrates was a classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher of the Western ethical tradition and thought. An enigmatic figure, he made no writings, and is known chiefly through the accounts of classical writers writing after his lifetime, particularly his students Plato and…

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