Category: Ancient Greek

In 458 BC, Aeschylus, an ancient Greek tragedian, was killed by…

In 458 BC, Aeschylus, an ancient Greek tragedian, was killed by a tortoise dropped by an eagle that had mistaken his bald head for a rock suitable for shattering the shell of the reptile.

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Ancient Greeks had a word, Akrasia, to describe the lack of…

Ancient Greeks had a word, Akrasia, to describe the lack of will that prevents us from doing something that we know is good for us.