Alcaeus (c. 620 BC-6th century BC), was an Ancient Greek lyric poet who supposedly invented the Alcaic verse. He was included in the canonical list of nine lyric poets by the scholars of Hellenistic Alexandria. 254 more words
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In my Western Civilization class, my instructor Tom Woods, assigned us to answer the following two questions.
Why was Aristotle a significant figure? Aristotle was one of the first of the great thinkers to systematize philosophy and science. 267 more words
Coinage was invented sometime in the seventh century BCE, probably in Lydia in Asia Minor. It was adopted by the numerous Greek settlements around the coast of Asia Minor, and then by the Greek settlements of the mainland some time in the 6th century. 1,264 more words