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

Flavius Josephus

Titus Flavius Josephus (/dʒoʊˈsiːfəs/; Greek: Φλάβιος Ἰώσηπος; 37 – c. 100), born Yosef ben Matityahu (Hebrew: יוסף בן מתתיהו, Yosef ben Matityahu; Greek: Ἰώσηπος Ματθίου παῖς), was a first-century Romano-Jewish historian who was born in Jerusalem—then part of Roman Judea—to a father of priestly descent and a mother who claimed royal ancestry. Continue reading

Manetho Chronicled the First Anti-Semitic Libel

Egyptian priest historian Manetho wrote the first Anti-Semitic libel chronicle circa 300 BCE. Continue reading

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