10 lesser-known Greek contributions that will blow your mind


When people think of Ancient Greek contributions to the world, they usually think of Democracy, the Olympic Games, mythology, philosophy, architecture, tragedy, comedy and theatre among others. It’s no secret that Greece, even though a small dot on the map, gave birth to many great things and it is widely considered to be the mother of Western Civilization. Even though most people are aware that almost everything related to western culture started in Greece, there’s much more associated with it than most people realize. With this list, we are not only aiming to enlighten, but to shock as well with some well-hidden and forgotten modern inventions that come from antiquity…. READ MORE



Written in Human Blood: Draconian Laws and the Dawn of Democracy


In ancient Greece, since laws were unwritten at first, the social pyramid’s elite of nobles and rich men interpreted and twisted the aforementioned laws for their own exclusive benefit. Of course, as usually happens in such cases, this elite claimed the laws were god-given, and subsequently, holy and to be blindly followed by all members of society…..Read More