Zeno of Citium Founds Stoic Philosophy

Zeno of Citium was the founder of the Stoic philosophy beginning in Cyprus. Continue reading

Herophilus

Herophilos (/hɪˈrɒfɪləs/; Greek: Ἡρόφιλος; 335–280 BC), sometimes Latinised Herophilus, was a Greek physician deemed to be among the earliest anatomists. Continue reading

Herophilus was the founder of human anatomy

Herophilus was the founder of human anatomy as the first person to dissect human cadavers in Continue reading

Indian Food Purity Law

The Indian statute on food purity passed in 300 BCE. Continue reading

Theophrastus of Eresus

Theophrastus (/ˌθiːəˈfræstəs/; Greek: Θεόφραστος Theόphrastos; c. 371 – c. 287 BC), a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school. Continue reading

Treatise on Rocks and Minerals titled, De lapidibus (On Stones)

Theophrastus of Eresus, the Greek scientist and philosopher, known as the founder of botany, wrote a treatise on rocks and minerals, early in the third century BCE. Continue reading

Concept of a 24H day – its an Egyptian thing

Even thought it was the Egyptians that invented the 24 hour day around 3500 BCE, Continue reading