This paper examines the oriental background of the so-called Orphic cosmogonies of ancient Greece.
Semantic etymologies are practically universal in pre-modern cultures, and there are treatises in some cultures - such as Yāska's Nirukta in ancient India, Plato's Cratylus in ancient Greece - that specifically deal with them.
This essay argues that the type of animal sacrifice known as thusia that regularly took place at public altars in ancient Greece was deliberately excluded from the interior of the sanctuary at Eleusis.
The origin of the former is from ancient Greece and the latter from ancient China.
He used to be a sports teacher, who later studied medicine and managed to succeed Euryphon in the medical school of Cnidos, one of the most prominent in ancient Greece together with its neighbor medical school of Cos (Hippocrates' home).
We have moved far from the ancient Greek principle "Meden agan," "don't overdo anything." Initiative, not intelligence or motivation, is what sets apart western culture.
It shows, at the same time, the continuity of medieval Arabo-Latin tradition and the new elements brought by Renaissance medical humanism, namely through the use of the ancient Greek commentators of Aristotle like Simplicius.
Materialism in Ancient Greek Philosophy and in the Writings of the Young Marx
HELMA DIK, Word Order in Ancient Greek: A Pragmatic Account of Word Order Variation in Herodotus (Amsterdam Studies in Classical
An investigation of Ancient Greek (Amsterdam Studies in Classical Philology?3).