History; “the prophetess of truth” and “mother-city of philosophy”

In this post we present Diodorus Siculus‘ perception on History using the Introduction of his monumental work ‘Library of History‘. Continue reading “History; “the prophetess of truth” and “mother-city of philosophy””

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What do medicine specialists ‘see’ in Greek Mythology – Caesarean section

The narrative of caesarean birth appears on several occasions in Greek mythology. It involves central figures of the pantheon including some the major deities of the Olympians: Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Asclepius, Dionysus and Adonis. Several such occasions are described here while a medical interpretation of them is suggested. Continue reading “What do medicine specialists ‘see’ in Greek Mythology – Caesarean section”

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