Looking for some ancient wisdom to guide your life? Consider reading Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations.
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This short quiz briefly assesses your philosophical world views and tells you which out of eight schools of thought you are closest.
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In 399 B.C.E., Socrates was executed by the Athenian court on charges of impiety and corrupting the youth. The controversial decision lingers atop the great legacy of Athens, a city praised for its intellectual and political liberty. However, the reasons behind Socrates’ execution are themselves questionable.
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I argue in my thesis that the most vivid example of Egypt’s sway can be seen in the areas of religion and philosophy. These areas of influence manifest in three ways Hellenistic/Egyptian Paganism, Christianity/Judaism, and Philosophy.
Because of the close association between departed humans and the divine world, the metaphors evoked by avian imagery have further significance for under-standing the Egyptians’ conception of the afterlife.