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Gorgias' On Nature (On the Non-Existent)
Article by Joshua J. Mark

Gorgias' On Nature (On the Non-Existent)

Gorgias of Leontini (l. c. 427 BCE) was a famous Greek Sophist who claimed that nothing exists and, even if it does, its nature cannot be understood and, even if it could be, one is not able to communicate that understanding to another person...
Easter
Definition by Rebecca Denova

Easter

Easter is the Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth three days after he died from crucifixion by the Roman magistrate Pontius Pilate (c. 30 CE). Easter Sunday is the culmination of the week-long events that...
Esoteric Buddhism
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Esoteric Buddhism

Esoteric Buddhism is the mystical interpretation and practice of the belief system founded by the Buddha (known as Sakyamuni Buddha, l. c. 563 - c. 483 BCE). It is known by several names and is characterized by a personal relationship with...
Xunzi
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Xunzi

Xunzi (pronounced shund-zee, l. c. 310-c. 235 BCE) was a Confucian philosopher of the Warring States Period (c. 481-221 BCE) in China. He is also known as Hun Kuang, Hsun Tzu, Xun Tzu, and Xun Kuang. Xunxi translates as Master Xun and is...
Antisthenes of Athens
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Antisthenes of Athens

Antisthenes of Athens (l. c. 445-365 BCE) was a Greek philosopher who founded the Cynic School. He was a follower of Socrates and appears in Plato's Phaedo as one of those present at Socrates' death. He is also one of the primary interlocutors...
Vardhamana
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Vardhamana

Vardhamana (l. c. 599-527 BCE), better known as Mahavira (“Great Hero”) is the sage credited with founding of the nontheistic religion of Jainism, a belief system established in the 6th and 5th centuries BCE in India, which provided adherents...
Section of the Sweet Track
Image by © Trustees of the British Museum - Republished under the British Museum Standard Terms of Use for non-profit educational purposes.

Section of the Sweet Track

Section of the "Sweet Track" walkway now in the British Museum. From England - 3807/3806 BCE
Sutra
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Sutra

A sutra (Sanskrit for “thread”) is a written work in the belief systems of Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism which is understood to accurately preserve important teachings of the respective faiths and guide an adherent on the path from ignorance...
Knights Templar
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Knights Templar

The Knights Templar were established c. 1119 and given papal recognition in 1129. It was a Catholic medieval military order whose members combined martial prowess with a monastic life to defend Christian holy sites and pilgrims in the Middle...
The Parthian - Ancient Rome Live
Video by American Institute for Roman Culture

The Parthian - Ancient Rome Live

The Parthian (from Parthia, whose empire essentially substituted the earlier Persian Empire from 247 BCE- 224 CE), in Roman art is depicted to show the Roman foe from Parthia in a submissive light, kneeling or with hands held together...
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