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Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
From Agape to Praxis: The Fourfold Nature of Love
It is said that one can tell what a culture knows best by counting the number of words their language uses to describe a concept. Eskimos have many words for snow and the classical Greeks had many words for love. I have isolated four Greek words that I feel...
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality

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Herodotus' Histories and its reliability
Another thing that supposedly happened in the same year was the publication of Histories by “Father of History” Herodotus.
Educational Reforms in Greece and report from Berkeley
Herodotus tells in a very entertaining way how the leading families of Athens colluded and repeatedly tricked the Athenians (“more clever and less gullible”, and “the most intelligent of the Greeks”) to gain political power.
Postal Pitfalls, From Beacons to Emails
According to the Greek historian Herodotus, Xerxes' messengers were the best in the ancient world, for “neither snow nor rain nor heat nor night holds back for the accomplishment of the course.
A Lost Chapter from Herodotus Concerning the Super Bowl
And in the distant empire of Usa there is a strange custom that takes place once per year among the barbarians of that land, which occurs in the following manner.
What Does Ancient Athens Have to Do With University Protesters?
We sometimes refer to Herodotus as the father of history.

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