Zeno of Citium Founds Stoic Philosophy

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

Pyrrho of Elis Founds Dogmatic Skepticism

Pyrrho of Elis of Greece, founder of one of the two ancient branches of Skepticism who lived from 365-275 BCE. 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 Times First Human Pulse

Greek physician Herophilus, founder of anatomy science timed the pulse using a water clock Continue reading

First School for Mirror Artisans

The first school for mirror artisans is opened in Greece in 328 BCE training in metal polishing techniques using sand. Continue reading

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei (Italian: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, Continue reading

Establishment of Epicurean Lifestyle

Epicurus of Samos advocated the Epicurean lifestyle: living a simple, retiring life of serene moderation and reasonableness. Continue reading

Ancient Greek Philosopher Proposed a Heliocentric Universe

Aristarchus of Samos, a Greek philosopher and mathematician proposed a heliocentric universe theory in 300 BCE, that the earth and planets make circular orbits around the sun. Continue reading

Founder of Cynicism Philosophy

Cynic was Antisthenes of Athens, Greece founded the Cynicism philosophy while a Socrates disciple from 445-365 BCE. Continue reading

Callimachus of Cyrene

Callimachus (/kæˈlɪməkəs/; Greek: Καλλίμαχος, Kallimakhos; 310/305–240 BC) was a native of the Greek colony of Cyrene, Libya. He was a poet, critic and scholar at the Library of Alexandria and enjoyed the patronage of the Egyptian–Greek Pharaohs Ptolemy II Philadelphus and Ptolemy III Euergetes. Continue reading