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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…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Confucius

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. Take a look below for 30 more fun and interesting facts about Confucius. 1. Following the victory…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Gautama Buddha

Gautama Buddha, known simply as the Buddha, was an ascetic and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He’s believed to have lived and taught mostly in the eastern part of ancient India, sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. Take a look below for 30 more fun and interesting facts about Gautama Buddha….

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About The Greek Poet Homer

Homer is the name ascribed by the ancient Greeks to the legendary author of the Illiad and the Odyssey, two epic poems which are the central works of ancient Greek literature. The Illiad is set during the Trojan War, then ten year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek kingdoms. The…

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