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Ancient Greek Philosophers' Guide to Happiness

Ancient Greek Philosophers' Guide to Happiness

In our ceaseless quest for happiness, we often find ourselves contemplating its nature and seeking the keys to unlock its elusive door. What truly constitutes happiness? How can we navigate the complexities of life and discover enduring contentment? As we ponder these profound questions, the wisdom of Greek philosophers emerges as a guiding light, with their insights into the pursuit of happiness remain profound and relevant even today.

Untangling the Legacy: The Untold Story of Long Hair in Men's History

Untangling the Legacy: The Untold Story of Men's Long Hair in Greek History

Throughout history, long hair has held significant cultural symbolism, particularly for ancient civilisations like the Greeks. From warriors to philosophers, the men of ancient Greece revered their long locks as a symbol of masculinity and freedom. Here we unravel the intriguing stories behind ancient Greek men and their luscious manes.

Why the World Should Move on from Greek Approach to Maths

Why the World Should Move on from Greek Approach to Maths?

Hate maths? One man suggests that it’s the ancient Greeks to blame! Michael Brooks, who holds a PhD in quantum physics, is a science author, journalist and broadcaster says, “We have a problem with maths. I blame this on our obsession with the ancient Greeks.” Greek City Times spoke with Brooks to understand more about his theories.

John Argyropoulos

Greatest Greeks of the World: John Argyropoulos, an Apostle of Greek Language and Philosophy

Academic and Byzantine thinker John Argyropoulos pioneered the revival of classical Greek learning in 15th-century Italy, contributing hugely to the restoration of the classical studies and connecting humanists with the Greek spirit. With Leonardo Da Vinci counted amongst his numerous notable students, Argyropoulos’ translations and teaching of Greek philosophy helped to disseminate Greek culture to the Western world.